New York state wind energy updates

[you lose power for a few days and look what happens while you’re away!]

From recent press reports and the blogosphere:

Town of Charlotte (Chautauqua County) plans for First Wind project to advance. The Post-Journal, 12/11

Horizon Wind delays Marble River wind farm project (Town of Ellenburg and Hamlet of Churubusco, Clinton County) construction until 2010, due to state, local and market issues.  PressRepublican.com, 12/17

Newly-formed Town of Clayton (Jefferson County) Wind Law Review Committee intends currently exclusively to have closed meetings. Watertown Daily Times, 12/11

Sullivan County Community College (Loch Sheldrake, Town of Fallsburg) proposed turbine challenged in court by neighbor. Times Herald-Record, 12/11

Galloo Island (Jefferson County) wind farm transmission line route proposed to be changed.  Watertown Daily Times, 12/16. Information from developer Upstate NY Power here.

Town of Holland (Erie County) adopts six-month wind energy facilities siting moratorium. Buffalo News, 12/12

Town of Pomfret (Chautauqua County) schedules 1/14/2009 hearing to review Horizon Wind meteorological (met) tower applications. ObserverToday.com 12/13

Balloon tests, showing approximate height of proposed turbines in Town of Westfield (Chautauqua County), postponed. Westfield Republican, 12/11

Wyoming County wind farms advance despite credit crunch. Daily News, 12/13

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