Cape Vincent to seek input on proposed restrictions for wind farms; hopes to adopt updated zoning law in August
Because industrial commercial turbine operations "have health and safety impacts on people," Cape Vincent's draft law reads, these concerns "must be addressed with adequate setbacks for ice throw, rotor failure, shadow flicker, and noise."
June 20, 2012
by Jaegun Lee
in Watertown Daily Times
CAPE VINCENT - The town of Cape Vincent plans to adopt a new zoning law - which includes strict restrictions on wind farms - in August before the state makes amendments to Article X of the 2011 Power NY Act.
Two public hearings are scheduled. The first, hosted by the Zoning Law Revision Committee, will be at 6 p.m. June 27 at the Recreation Park on James Street.
The second one is the Town Council's joint hearing for both the updated zoning law and the comprehensive plan, which is tentatively set for July 21, same location.
Cape Vincent officials have discussed scheduling a... [continue via Web link]