From recent press reports and the blogosphere:
Bonus wind energy quote of the day:
I look at it as my midlife thing. Some people get a Corvette, or a new woman. I got a windmill.
Group of landowners interested in publicly owned wind farms to host informational meeting on municipal wind projects December 13 in Town of Cape Vincent (Jefferson County). Watertown Daily Times, 12/2
Town of Pompey (Onondaga County) enacts wind development moratorium. Syracuse Post-Standard, 12/4. Text of Local Law No. 5 of 2008 imposing the six-month wind power generating facilities moratorium is here. It is a broad moratorium and covers small-scale turbines.
Interesting thought piece from Albany Law’s Patty Salkin on the New York State Attorney General’s efforts to regulate wind project siting. Is this a backdoor attempt by the AG to regulate municipal zoning officers? International Municipal Lawyers Association – Local Government Blog, 12/3
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