Prattsburgh: SCIDA OKs wind farm
Bath | A proposed wind farm in Prattsburgh cleared a major hurdle Thursday after the Steuben County Indus-trial Development Agency approved a final environmental statement on the project.
December 9, 2005
by Mary Perham
in The Leader Online
The board approved the statement after SCIDA consultant Rick VenVertloh said the document on the proposed 53-turbine EcoGen wind farm had been reviewed in depth and met all state standards for wind turbines.
EcoGen spokesman Thomas Hagner said the next step is submitting site plans to the county IDA for specific approval, after which the project could begin.
But opponents of the project - and EcoGen's business rival - say the fight isn't over.
“Oh, I think you can count on this not being over yet,” said Al Wordingham, a member of Advocates for Prattsburgh. “That document is so full of holes it's... [continue via Web link]