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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.
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.
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.