New York wind developments

Lyme (Jefferson County) wracked by wind issues

Per the Watertown Daily Times (9/11), the Lyme town council decided to appeal the recent decision by a state trial court to invalidate a strict wind ordinance. (Gosier et al. v. Town Board of Lyme). The Town is also set to discuss a renewed moratorium on wind project development on September 30. Additional report from WWNY-TV here. BP Alternative Energy is developing a wind project in the area.

Schuyler (Herkimer County) considers wind ordinance

The Herkimer Evening Telegram (9/9) reports that

The Schuyler Town Board is conducting a public hearing to receive comment on the proposed Wind Energies Facilities Ordinance on Wednesday, at 6:30 p.m., at the Schuyler Town Office, Route 5, Utica. The proposed Local Law addresses the jurisdiction of both residential and commercial wind energy facilities for the town of Schuyler, according to a newsletter distributed to residents.


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