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Hardscrabble wind farm lawsuit  

Credit:  Madison Matters | madisonmatters.org ~~

60 people living near Hardscrabble Wind Farm in Herkimer County, NY have sued Iberdrola, the project developer.

Among other things, the suit says the developer was careless and negligent in the following:
– Failing to appropriately assess and test the site
– Utilizing wind turbines that were inappropriate for the site
– Placing wind turbines too close to residential properties
– Placing wind turbines that were too large for the area
– Causing permanent and irreparable harm and damage to neighboring properties
– Failing to adequately represent what effects the turbines would have on the community, including homes
– Intentionally misrepresenting material facts and information

Click here to read the Summons and Complaint document which includes statements of damages from each of the 60 plaintiffs in the case. (see the DAMAGES section, p. 31)

Source:  Madison Matters | madisonmatters.org

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