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Town boards in Meredith and Bovina in Delaware County dealt with moratoriums on the installation of wind turbines at their meetings Tuesday.
HORNBY | A moratorium on wind turbine construction will likely be extended by Hornby town officials next month.
ARKPORT - In an effort to gain more knowledge about wind farms, the Hornellsville town board will host an informational meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
LOWVILLE, N.Y. - William and Patricia Burke have lived in their white Colonial-style farmhouse on the edge of the Tug Hill plateau for 36 years. And for 35 of those years they have cursed the winter wind as it whistled through every crack and hole in the house.
A destroyer of natural landscapes and human health, or the solution to New York’s dependence on costly fossil fuels — that’s how wind farms were described as both opponents and advocates took turns speaking at a hearing last Tuesday before the Assembly energy committee.
During a general town board meeting on March 9th the Town of Clinton ( Churubusco) was served with an Article 78 which asks the judge to overturn Local Law #1 of 2005 that allowed Wind Energy Facilities in Clinton.
Hartsville resident Steve Dombert discusses an alternative wind farm plan that could include assistance from Tom Golisano during the Hartsville town board meeting Wednesday night.
CORNING - Plans to build hundreds of electricity- generating wind turbines have stirred a storm of controversy across several Southern Tier counties.
ALBANY — To some Upstate residents, massive windmills are “a blight on the landscape.” To environmentalists and energy companies, they are a low-cost energy source that can reduce society's dependence on oil and gas. The two sides squared off Tuesday at an Assembly hearing over the direction of the state's renewable energy programs. One thing both sides could agree on: this is a fight that is rippling across New York.
HARTSVILLE – Rochester billionaire B. Thomas Golisano stopped in Hartsville Saturday to speak with some residents about the community’s windy future.Editor's Note:The complete article is available via the link below.
The Meredith Town Board appears to want to slow down the drive for wind turbines for a year to allow time for the town to study the issue that has led to the resignation of a town official.
CORNING - When it comes to electricity-generating wind farms, there doesn't seem to be much middle ground: People are generally either for them or against them.
This testimony prepared and presented by Dr. Nina Pierpont is one of the first public acknowledgements of Wind Turbine Syndrome. An excerpt of Dr. Pierpont's testimony is shown below. Her full testimony can be accessed by clicking the link on this page.
But we must go one step further in order to fully and properly put in place essential safeguards necessary for the protection of rural communities everywhere in New York State. We need a moratorium on wind development projects now.
ITALY — As predicted by town officials, there wasn’t much resistance to proposed zoning laws at last night’s public hearing.
The Statue of Liberty, our nation’s 119-year-old national symbol of freedom, will soon become a symbol of something else as well – wind power.
A Delaware County forum on wind power Saturday could be just the beginning of a larger effort to inform area residents of the costs, benefits and risks of wind farms.
Wind power as the alternative source of power generation seems to be breaking through as everybody's darling. General Electric is investing heavily in it. President Bush, having lately discovered that America is addicted to oil, is supporting the admittedly clean energy that comes from wind turbines, and the environmental community loves windmills. Are we perhaps getting too far ahead of ourselves by uncritically embracing wind turbines?
CENTERVILLE — A citizen’s committee in the town of Centerville will conduct a feasibility study and collect facts concerning the possible construction of a windplant in the town.