Controversial wind power law closer to passage
Town officials say restrictions are needed because Cape Vincent is a proposed site for a $300 million BP Wind Energy farm and town officials worry the company may try to go above them, to the state, to get their way.
July 22, 2012
in WWNY TV
Outside the Community House in Cape Vincent the scene was peaceful, quiet.
But inside, tempers flared:
"We've had enough, it's time to just let us function in our own lives as we want to," said Dennis Pearson, who is concerned with the proposed law.
"I am steamed...alright," said Richard Edsall, who is also concerned.
It was the town's second public hearing on a controversial proposed zoning law, designed to restrict the placement of wind turbines.
The law would keep the turbines over a mile a way from the village of Cape Vincent,... [continue via Web link]