In the filed summary statements by the applicant, Conservation Law Foundation and Ed Holt & Associates, challenges were made to my filed and direct testimony provided to the Commission on behalf of the Friends of the Western Mountains. They challenged my four major findings, namely:
• Project power output estimates unsupported and likely overstated
• No demonstrated need for the Redington Mountain Wind project
• Project’s local economic impacts unstudied with no examination of offsetting economic costs
• Project will provide no incremental air pollution benefits
I found their arguments off target and misleading. I continue to stand by each finding …
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