[ 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

Legislative panel approves wind turbine regulations on 4th try  

Credit:  by Gregory B. Hladky | Capitol Watch | Hartford Courant | April 22, 2014 | courantblogs.com ~~

A long-running dispute over how to regulate power-generating wind turbines in Connecticut ended Tuesday when a legislative committee finally approved new rules that will end a nearly three-year stalemate on the issue.

The legislature’s Regulations Review Committee approved the regulations that will allow the state Siting Council to regulate the height of wind turbines and other details. But critics of the rules have said they aren’t pleased the state didn’t require more of a “set back” of the turbines from nearby homes.

Gov. Dannel Malloy has been pushing for approval of new regulations and he said Wednesday that he was “in a celebratory mood” and not inclined to talk about all the political reasons involved in opposition to the regulations in the past.

Wind energy businesses were fearful of more delays, warning failure to approve the regulations this time around could kill chances for moving ahead with wind turbines in this state.

Source:  by Gregory B. Hladky | Capitol Watch | Hartford Courant | April 22, 2014 | courantblogs.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