Ecological Asset Value – Canaan Valley – Allegheny Energy 

A team of biologists, economists, appraisers and mitigation planners studied wetlands and species restoration, reforestation and carbon sequestration for the 20,000 acre Canaan Valley property owned by Allegheny Energy Company near Davis, West Virginia.  Project results were endorsed by the by the Conservation Fund and the US IRS leading to acquisition of the property as a wildlife management area by the US Fish & Wildlife Service. Allegheny Energy realized a $ multi-million tax deduction resulting from the bargain sale.