[ 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!

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Wind turbine appeal is continued by county  

Credit:  The Independent | March 12, 2015 | www.independentnews.com ~~

Alameda County Board of Supervisors continued to an indefinite date an appeal by Altamont Winds, Inc. (AWI) for a three-year extension of a use permit to operate 828 Altamont wind turbines that were due to be phased out by Oct. 31, 2015.

The matter was set for discussion on the agenda March 10, but was continued for further talks between the county and the applicant.

The Altamont is undergoing repowering with new turbines designed to reduce raptor deaths. AWI is planning to replace its 828 turbines with 18 larger machines, and wants a three-year extension from Oct. 31, 2015, in order to accomplish it.

The East County Board of Zoning Adjustment had rejected the AWI application for the extension. The denial was appealed to supervisors.

Source:  The Independent | March 12, 2015 | www.independentnews.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

 Follow: