Altona wind farm
WPTZ.com (7/24) reports on Horizon Wind’s project.
Cape Vincent wind farm
Watertown Daily Times (7/23) reports that BP Alternative Energy will present the siting of its 95-turbine wind project in Cape Vincent (Jefferson County).
Cattaraugus County discusses lawyer fees
The Buffalo News (7/21) reports that the county legislature is determining whether to spend $25,000 on lawyers fees to review and negotiate payment in lieu of taxes agreements with wind developers. More reports on 7/25.
Charlotte zoning includes wind provisions
Observer Today (7/27) reports on the Town of Charlotte (Chautauqua County) passing a zoning law including wind provisions.
Evans NY wind law on hold
Hanover wind law
Buffalo News (7/29) reports that the Hanover (Chautauqua County) Town Board approved a new wind law.
Hartsville wind project advances
The Evening Tribune (7/26) reports that E.On (successor to Airtricity) is moving ahead with a Hartsville (Steuben County) project of some 33 to 46 turbines.
Horse Creek Wind Farm
Watertown Daily Times (7/24) reports on concerns raised by residents of the Town of Clayton (Jefferson County) regarding potential water contamination.
Portland PILOT and wind law
The Observer (7/21) reports on developments in the Town of Portland (Chautauqua County) relating to a Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreement. Separately, the Observer (7/21) reported on the presentation to the Town Board of a proposed wind law.
Richmondville ZBA approves extension permit for met tower
The Schenectady Daily Gazette (7/23) reports that the Town of Richmondville (Schoharie County) Zoning Board of Appeals voted unanimously to approve a one-year extension of the permit allowing Reunion Power to site a meteorological tower in the Town.
Ripley-Westfield wind farm draft scope available
The draft environmental scoping document for the Ripley-Westfield (Chautauqua County) Wind Farm is available here. The Westfield Republican (7/24) reports that comments on same are due by August 8.
Tompkins County wind developments
Ithaca Journal (7/28) reports on multiple zoning initiatives, in Enfield, Ithaca and Newfield (6 month moratorium)
Wind siting challenges across NYS
The Press & Sun Bulletin (7/24) describes a variety of local projects and potential conflicts of interest.
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