Articles from New York
A 200-foot antenna-like structure installed at Fresh Kills may not be much to look at, but it will help experts determine whether there's enough wind to drive turbines on top of one of the former landfill's trash mounds.
ARKPORT, New York -- Upstate New York's continuing battle over wind farms just took a weird and interesting turn: One of the biggest opponents has flipped and now supports the construction of large wind farms -- as long as they're built his way.
MILFORD — A forum Monday night was held to educate the masses — not get their opinions — on two proposed projects and the review processes surrounding them.
As discussion about the possible development of wind farms in Delaware County spreads, Andes and Bovina could adopt moratoriums Tuesday. Meanwhile, a citizens group has formed and has set an informational meeting for next Monday, April 17.
ALBANY -- One of the first veto battles of this year's legislative session may start today as observers predict Gov. George Pataki will nix a proposal to shift control of some $200 million worth of utility surcharges from a state agency to the Legislature.
ARKPORT | Public authorities rather than private developers should spearhead efforts to build wind farms in New York state, said Rochester businessman and former gubernatorial candidate Thomas Golisano.
Local people who argue that wind turbines do not belong in the residential neighborhoods that dot the hills of Steuben and Yates counties filed suit Friday in hopes of stopping the construction of 53 turbines in the towns of Prattsburg and Italy.
SOMERSET, N.Y. — If conscience has a color, it might be green.
At 7:00 pm, Thursday, April 20th, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host a panel discussion dealing with commercial wind energy development in Albright Auditorium.
Somerset, NY (WBEN) - The Somerset Planning Board will tonight look over the first draft of legislation that would allow the construction of commercial windmills in the Niagara County town.
Winds of change are blowing on the Western New York horizon, but not everyone thinks harnessing them is a good idea.
The idea of creating alternative sources of power in Oswego County is not a notion that is gone with the wind.
Attorney General and gubernatorial hopeful Eliot Spitzer outlined his extensive environmental agenda during a speech last week at WAMC’s Linda Norris Auditorium.
BEEKMANTOWN -- Residents are looking to blow back the wind-power project proposed for the Rand Hill Road area.
ALBANY, NY -- (03/30/2006; 1130)(EIS) -- In an effort to help solve New York State's electric transmission constraints, New York Regional Interconnect Inc. (NYRI), headquartered in Albany, announced today that it intends to file an application with the state's Public Service Commission to build a 200-mile high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line from Utica to Orange County.
Somerset, NY (PRWEB) March 30, 2006 –- The Windmill Committee of the Town of Somerset has completed the first drafts of legislation that will permit the construction of commercial Windmills by AES Somerset LLC, and of residential Windmills by the Town’s residents.
HARTSVILLE - Questions about the status of the wind power project in the Town of Hartsville dominated a special meeting Monday night.
ALBANY -- Some $200 million in utility surcharges slated for alternative-power plants and energy-efficiency projects is caught in a power struggle between Gov. George Pataki and the Legislature.
BEEKMANTOWN -- The first in a string of hearings for Windhorse Power's proposed wind farm on Rand Hill Road was heard Wednesday by the Beekmantown Zoning Board at a meeting that lasted for hours.
The idea of windmills brings to mind bucolic Renaissance paintings of Dutch landscapes and tulip beds. But that is hardly the experience of some who have to live next to the 400-foot electricity-generating windmills being built across America's breezy plains.