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Questions and concerns about wind turbines continue to swirl throughout Delaware County, but answers won’t begin to be available for at least a year, officials said.
As the Long Island Power Authority pushes forward a plan for a contractor to build a massive wind-turbine project off Jones Beach, a second entity says it plans to amass 200 more windmills directly behind it, 15 miles off the coast.
This “wind rush” has been brought on chiefly by escalating concerns over global warming, government tax structures and subsidies that encourage development and an increasing awareness of finite supplies of fossil fuels.
TUG HILL, N.Y. Construction is slated to begin this week on a wind farm in Lewis County, in central New York.
While the industry portrays electricity-generating windmills as a benign and natural source of power, community opposition to new windmill farms is cropping up across the country - particularly in Eastern states, where there are more people fleeing urban blight to live in idyllic rural towns.
An Irish company wants to erect about 20 wind towers in Saratoga County, the first such power project to be proposed within the immediate Capital Region.
GREENFIELD -- An Irish company wants to build 20 to 30 electricity-generating wind turbines atop a mountain near Lake Desolation in the town of Greenfield. The question is, do people in Greenfield want wind turbines in their town?
If you think wind turbines are benign free energy producers, do your homework.Editor's Note: This also appeared in The American Daily http://americandaily.com/article/13173
The village of Clayton planning board is taking steps towards developing a wind farm in the town of Clayton.
Village leaders in Naples, Ontario County, have voted to join a lawsuit challenging a wind energy project planned for the nearby towns of Prattsburg and Italy.
ITALY — A Buffalo-area wind turbine company has filed a complaint, saying the town’s six-month extension on its wind turbine moratorium unlawfully prevents the firm from building the electricity substation it would need for its Steuben County generators.
Wind farms have opened and more are proposed, but they can't generate power in nearly the volume needed.
CASTILE – The Town Board has approved a one-year moratorium on wind turbine development.
Towns throughout Delaware County have implemented or are considering moratoriums on wind turbines to be prepared if proposals for wind farms are presented.
ALBANY — Among his 202 budget vetoes, Gov. George Pataki blocked a move by the Legislature to take control of grant money earmarked to spur renewable energy projects around the state.
HARTSVILLE - Six months of tense wind farm debate has divided in the Town of Hartsville and led the town board to adopt rules of decorum.
ROCHESTER | A lawsuit has been filed against a Prattsburgh wind farm developer in state Supreme Court, extending a drawn-out battle over wind energy in the region.
You can't see it, but you can feel it--and soon it might generate money for the Jefferson County town of Cape Vincent.
But the process has become a handy tool for developers rather than a safety net for anyone needing protection.