While kids at Garrett boot camps -- Backbone Mountain, Meadow Mountain and Savage Mountain -- were marching to barked orders, those at the Allegany camps were studying stream biology, exploring caves, finding fossils and scuba diving.
7, about 4 1/2 months after allegations of excessive force surfaced at three western Maryland camps - Savage Mountain, Backbone Mountain and Meadow Mountain - a task force determined that abuse and beatings had indeed occurred at the locations since August.
The first wind facility to be built and operated in Maryland, the 70-megawatt (MW) Criterion Wind Project consists of 28 wind turbines constructed over an eight-mile stretch along Backbone Mountain in Garrett County.
Exelon Power Team and Backbone Mountain Windpower LLC today announced a 20-year agreement for Power Team to purchase the output of a 65-megawatt (MW) wind facility to be located near the town of Thomas, in Tucker County, West Virginia.
West Virginia Governor Bob Wise today joined FPL Energy, Exelon Corporation and about 150 guests in Tucker County to dedicate the largest wind farm east of the Mississippi River along the windy ridge of Backbone Mountain north of Thomas, West Virginia.