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Upstate NY towns embroiled in fight over tall wind turbines

Wildlife groups are concerned the turbines could disrupt a major flyway for migrating birds. Local lawmakers worry about flight operations being compromised at a nearby military base. Residents fret about potential health threats from noise, which are still being studied, and say views could be dominated by structures taller than any skyscraper in upstate New York.
27 Nov 2016

Wind power developer sues Somerset over project delay

The company, which brought suit under the name of its Lighthouses Wind subsidiary, contends that the Planning Board failed to comply with a legal deadline to make a decision on the site plan and special use permit it sought for the two 197-foot meteorological towers on Lake and West Somerset roads, which the company says would be dismantled within three years.
4 Nov 2016

Avangrid Renewables plans new wind farm project

REDFIELD — Wind energy facility developer Avangrid Renewables installed two temporary meteorological towers on a property encompassing the towns of Redfield and Worth and intends to submit a Public Involvement Program Plan for its new project, Mad River Wind Farm, potentially making it the first wind energy facility in Oswego County.
23 Oct 2016

Copenhagen Wind Farm likely delayed over grid hook-up issues

EDF officials still hope to negotiate an earlier date with the utility, but the issue makes it difficult to give a definite start date at this point, he said. While federal wind tax credits available for the project will drop slightly if it is not started this year, Mr. Saliterman said that is “not going to be a limiting factor for us.”
20 Sep 2016

Atlantic Wind submits revised public involvement plan for Horse Creek Wind Farm

Atlantic Wind LLC and their legal representatives from Young/Sommer LLC revised numerous sections of their public involvement plan to clarify their area study, area boundaries and public involvement, but while all of the concerns expressed by the state Department of Public Service were noted, not all of them were addressed in the revisions for the Horse Creek Wind Farm.
24 Aug 2016
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