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Albany Law School will host a one-day conference examining the legal issues involved with siting wind turbines on June 16.
BEEKMANTOWN — The Beekmantown Town Council is interested in forming a committee of community residents for discussion and input into changes that could be made to the zoning law in regard to wind farms.
In a meeting broadcast at JCC on Thursday, Gay Canough, president of ETM Solar Works, said Chautauqua County could sell electricity to its neighbors after a relatively cheap investment of $20,000 in solar panels and wind turbines.
The solution and sensible choice is to encourage and deal with a local venture that would be owned, developed and managed among Western New York investors and residents.
HERKIMER - A pair of proponents and one opponent of proposed windmill projects in the county spoke before members of the county legislature Wednesday night, while one legislator offered an update on where things stood with ongoing Payment in Lieu of Taxes negotiations.
Reunion Power, a firm preparing to build up to two dozen wind turbines on East Hill in Cherry Valley, will launch balloons within the next few weeks to help people visualize how the turbines would appear.
PAUL SMITHS -- A wind farm near the Gore Mountain ski area moved a step closer to fruition Thursday.
PAUL SMITHS, N.Y. A wind energy park proposal in the Adirondacks advanced one step closer yesterday at the Adirondack Park Agency's meeting.
Eric and Kyle Hosmer of Howard address the Howard Town Board meeting Wednesday night and asked that a letter they read to the board be placed in the official minutes. The request was denied for the time being. As a courtesy, we are printing portions of that letter here.Editor's Note: The complete letter follows.
A proposed tidal energy project to put six test turbines in New York City's East River cleared its final regulatory hurdle on April 28.
HAMDEN — A lengthy informational meeting on wind power in Delaware County — the fourth in a series — was held Sunday by a grass-roots organization.
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.
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.