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HERKIMER — In what has become a monthly occurrence at Herkimer County Legislature meetings, residents from the towns of Stark and Warren pleaded with the local lawmakers Wednesday to share information regarding the proposed windmill projects in Herkimer County.
SOMERSET - The Somerset Town Board gave itself six more months to establish guidelines on constructing windmills.
Residents of those towns voiced their displeasure with Airtricity Inc. LLC, as a company representative explained a project in the town as part of Tuesday's Hornellsville town board meeting.
LYONS – Members of the local Alternative Energy Task Force last night discussed some of the obstacles they may have to overcome to bring wind power to Wayne County.
A town meeting in Beekmantown Thursday night brought up more information about wind-generated power possibilities in the area.
Currently, LIPA can produce at most 6,100 megawatts of power a day, up from 5,000 megawatts three years ago, and by 2010, it is projected that Long Island will need 7,500 megawatts a day to meet Long Island’s energy demands.
The talk of wind turbine construction continued in two towns Wednesday night at the municipalities' respective board meetings.
NEW HARTFORD – Frederick Scatko has mixed feelings about the possibility of a 60- to 80-foot-tall wind turbine being built near his Higby Road home.
ALBANY — Outspoken residents from the rural North Country, Mohawk Valley and Otsego County lobbied legislators in Albany on Monday against unfettered development of wind generators and electric-utility fees that help pay for them.
ALBANY -- Outspoken residents from the rural North Country and Mohawk Valley lobbied lawmakers in Albany Monday against unfettered development of wind generators and electric utility fees that help pay for them.
Meredith resident Dr. Kenneth Jaffe's presentation to the Town of Meredith Planning Board on the proposed industrial scale wind plant (=> 100 wind turbines, each over 400 feet tall) within the framework of Meredith's recently adopted vision statement that reads: We must preserve and maintain the Town of Meredith’s historic, agricultural and rural character. We must guide development to meet the economic, social and recreational needs of all residents. We must foster a unified community while maintaining the ambiance of a small rural town with the uniqueness that is Meredith. We must realize this vision in an efficient, cost-effective manner.Editor's Note: Dr. Jaffe's report on the safely issues related to ice throws is available via the link below.
MEREDITH — An informal presentation on issues related to the proposed installation of wind turbines will take place at the Meredith Town Planning Board at 7 p.m. Monday.
An ad hoc coalition of anti-windpower groups from around New York will meet in Albany, N.Y., Monday, Feb. 6, to lobby against New York's indirect underwriting of wind farms.
It struck me that the wind farm is scheduled to be operating by 2008, only two years hence. I work on deadlines. I guessed, then, that all during the public hearing process, and the permit-application process, and the permission-to-build process, these guys will be building the project, anyway.
Meteorological towers to test wind speed and direction have been installed in the towns of Walton, Tompkins and Meredith to determine whether those sites would be suitable for wind turbines, officials said Wednesday.
CENTERVILLE — Winds of change are blowing through Centerville as the town board investigates the pros and cons of the citing of a wind farm on its ridges.
The trend of companies proposing offshore energy facilities around Long Island makes Robert Weltner anxious.
The presence of wind farms will have literally NO impact on the number of coal burning plants that must be kept on line to meet demand. NONE.