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There are lingering questions about US Wind Force deal

The excellent letter by Dorothy K. Biggs leaves unsaid what must be said ("County shouldn't let US Wind Force write its own regulations," May 16 Times-News). We really need to know all about the dealings which the Allegany County commissioners have had with U.S. Wind Force, LLC.

The excellent letter by Dorothy K. Biggs leaves unsaid what must be said ("County shouldn't let US Wind Force write its own regulations," May 16 Times-News).

We really need to know all about the dealings which the Allegany County commissioners have had with U.S. Wind Force, LLC.

We cannot honestly merely accept what these commissioners say knowing the potential for corruption and personal profit in such deals.

The commissioners demonstrate their antipathy to open government and democracy every time they conduct a meeting, In fact, all of them are unworthy of re-election.

Every commissioner needs to provide answers to the following questions under oath:

Do you have any present or future financial stake in US Wind Force?

Have you ever accepted gifts, financial or otherwise from any employee, owner, stockholder, business associate etc. of US Wind Force?

What private meetings have you had with US Wind Force? If they included meals, etc., who paid your expenses?

Has US Wind Force every paid any expenses for any trip (fact-finding or otherwise) in conjunction with the wind project on Dan's Mountain?

Why have you allowed US Wind Force a full one-hour at a public meeting to make their... more [truncated due to possible copyright]  

The excellent letter by Dorothy K. Biggs leaves unsaid what must be said ("County shouldn't let US Wind Force write its own regulations," May 16 Times-News).

We really need to know all about the dealings which the Allegany County commissioners have had with U.S. Wind Force, LLC.

We cannot honestly merely accept what these commissioners say knowing the potential for corruption and personal profit in such deals.

The commissioners demonstrate their antipathy to open government and democracy every time they conduct a meeting, In fact, all of them are unworthy of re-election.

Every commissioner needs to provide answers to the following questions under oath:

Do you have any present or future financial stake in US Wind Force?

Have you ever accepted gifts, financial or otherwise from any employee, owner, stockholder, business associate etc. of US Wind Force?

What private meetings have you had with US Wind Force? If they included meals, etc., who paid your expenses?

Has US Wind Force every paid any expenses for any trip (fact-finding or otherwise) in conjunction with the wind project on Dan's Mountain?

Why have you allowed US Wind Force a full one-hour at a public meeting to make their case, while only allowing the public to speak for three minutes each?

Has US Wind Force made any promises of other investments in the region (specifically in areas where you may have a personal interest) in return for favorable rulings and changes to the code?

Have you accepted any gifts, financial or material, from US Wind Force, and if so what were they and what is their value?

Failure to answer these questions will always leave any deal made or not made with US Wind Force, shrouded in scandal and cloaked with suspicion.


Source: http://www.times-news.com/l...

MAY 20 2009
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