Newark residents unite against big wind
There was nearly universal skepticism or outright opposition to locating the MET tower (meteorological measurement tower) in a forest off Route 114 adjacent to a sheer rock cliff known as Hawk Rock. Only one person spoke in support of allowing the installation of the meteorological station in Newark.
July 20, 2012
NEWARK - A crowd of more than 100 people overwhelmingly said they opposed a plan by Seneca Mountain Wind to install wind test towers or 15 400-foot plus wind towers within the town of Newark at a meeting held Tuesday night.
Developers are considering plans to build a wind farm in Newark, Brighton and Ferdinand.
Tuesday afternoon, Newark residents and concerned residents turned out for a site visit to Hawk Rock in Newark, the location where Seneca Mountain Wind proposes the installation of a wind measurement tower. Later that day, at 7 p.m., Newark residents and residents from nearby towns packed the... [continue via Web link]