[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]

LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Permit improperly granted for construction of wind turbines  

Credit:  More Content Now | Posted Jul 09, 2013 | www.herkimertelegram.com ~~

Richfield, N.Y. – A permit for construction of wind turbines previously issued by the Richfield Town Planning Board was improperly granted.

The state Appellate Court recently ruled the planning board did not address the requirements of the town’s land use and building management ordinance.

The court did dismiss a previous state Supreme Court ruling that the board attend training sessions with the state Committee on Open Government because of violation of the Open Meetings Law.

After the board approved a six-turbine wind project along state Route 20, several town residents filed a lawsuit asserting that the planning board violated several laws. The lawsuit also named the wind developer and landowners who have entered into agreements with the company.

Ridgeline Energy, based in Seattle, and part of France-based Veolia Environnement, proposed the Monticello Hills wind project late last year. It would feature six 492-feet-tall turbines along Route 20 in Richfield.

Source:  More Content Now | Posted Jul 09, 2013 | www.herkimertelegram.com

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter