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County legislators hear views on windmills

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.
19 May 2006

Couple in Howard Denied Request to Have A Statement on Windfarms Read into Minutes of 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.
11 May 2006

Second group to build wind turbines

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.
3 May 2006

The Great Wind Debate

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.
1 May 2006

Town eyes tower power plan

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?
26 Apr 2006
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