Alerts and Events: Eminent domain
These postings are provided to help publicize and provide examples of the efforts of affiliated groups and individuals related to industrial wind energy development. Most of the notices posted here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch.
On April 22, 2008, the Town Board of Prattburgh in Steuben County, NY, resolved to authorize the commencement of condemnation proceedings under the EDPL against eight specific landowners and against “any other property” along several specific roads in order to secure easements for transmission lines for Windfarm Prattsburgh, a “First Wind” (formerly known as UPC) project. This hearing comes after five years of struggle. Hundreds of people have appealed to the Town Board, the DEC, NYSERDA, the PSC, the Governor, . . .