New York wind updates

More zoning challenges across the state described in local papers.

Allegany and Olean (Cattaraugus County) wind project review

Town Board in preliminary stages of reviewing Everpower wind project. Olean Times Herald 10/30. Allegany County Industrial development Agency discusses potential role, PILOT agreement with residents in Centerville. Olean Times Herald 10/31.

Cape Vincent (Jefferson County) wind zoning

Committee examining wind farm amendments to zoning seeks more data, focuses on sound, setbacks. Watertown Daily Times, 11/1

Warren (Herkimer County) wind environmental review

Warren Town Board sets meeting date of November 10 to review supplemental environmental impact statement for the Jordanville project. Richfield Springs Mercury 10/30. See also Freeman’s Journal 10/26.

Attorney General’s wind code of conduct

In an editorial, the Watertown Daily Times (11/1) welcomed Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s voluntary code of conduct and encouraged wind developers doing business in Jefferson County to sign on.

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