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The Town of Litchfield, New York adopted this comprehensive wind energy ordinance including detailed finding of fact to substantiate the siting standards codified in the law.
Wind developer, Wind Capital Group, together with the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) are pressing union members to defeat a modest 1,500 foot setback distance now under consideration in Whitley County, Indiana. This cover letter and accompanying form letter were sent to union members asking that they work to defeat any effort by citizens to establish safer setbacks in the county. The cover letter is shown below and can be accessed, along with the form letter, by selecting the links at the bottom of this page.
The purpose of this Ordinance is to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the residents and property owners of Caratunk by establishing reasonable and uniform regulations for Wind Energy Facilities (WEFs).
The Victoria Planning Provisions are undergoing amendments to account for wind energy development. Several key elements of the amendments are posted below. Three documents explaining the changes can be accessed by selecting the links at the bottom of this page. The changes prohibit the siting of turbines (a) within two kilometres of a existing dwellings unless written consent from the owner of the dwelling is provided, (b) in areas with high conservation and landscape values, and (c) locations that feature a high degree of amenity, environmental value, or are a significant tourist destination.
This wind ordinance was adopted by Riga Township to govern the safe siting of industrial wind energy facilities.
The following comments were submitted to the Department of Planning and Land Use in San Diego County California in opposition to Iberdrola-Tule Wind LLC's request for amendments to the County's General Plan, the local Community Plan, and to the existing and draft revised Wind Energy Ordinance. The comment letter was prepared by Attorney Stephan Walker on behalf of several grass-roots non-profit groups.
The town of Eastbrook, Maine adopted this wind ordinance to protect its residents from noise, shadow flicker and other impacts produced by operating wind energy facilities.
On September 21, 2010, the Lee County Board in Lee County Illinois adopted this moratorium on wind farm applications until the ordinance governing wind development could be updated.
The purpose of this Ordinance is to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the residents and property owners of Phillips by establishing reasonable and uniform regulations for Wind Energy Facilities (WEFs). The comprehensive setback standards detailed in the ordinance protect against the hazards of a) Falling and Debris Hazard, b) Flicker Hazard, and c) Acoustic Hazard.