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SVN and our partners support the development of alternative energy sources, including small and commercial scale wind energy, but not at the cost of natural, historic or cultural resources.

NV Daily: Proposal For Wind Turbines Rejected

April 11, 2009- A Harpers Ferry, W.Va., company’s proposal to build 131 wind turbines on Great North Mountain has been rejected. This decision by the National Park service is a small victory for protection of George Washington National Forest’s ridgelines. SVN

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SVN to Forest Service: No Commercial Wind Plants on GW

SVN member Shenandoah Forum recently hosted the 2nd in a series of community forums on wind energy.

Posted in GW National Forest Plan Menu, Wind Energy

Augusta Eyes Compatible Wind Project

In March 2012, Augusta County supervisors approved a lease of land at the county landfill in Stuart’s Draft to Apex Energy LLC of Charlottesville for construction of up to 20 to 30 wind turbines.

Posted in Augusta County, GW National Forest Plan Menu, Wind Energy

Counties Adopt Wind Rules

Rockingham, Augusta and Shenandoah Counties have updated zoning ordinances since 2008 to guide wind energy development at all scales.

Posted in GW National Forest Plan Menu, Wind Energy

SVN Issues Wind Energy Report

View our most recent wind energy report which includes information on steps local governments have taken so far and an example of a beneficial wind energy ordinance.

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Shenandoah Forum Hosts Second Wind Forum

SVN member Shenandoah Forum recently hosted the 2nd in a series of community forums on wind energy.

Posted in GW National Forest Plan Menu, Wind Energy