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These news and opinion items are gathered by National Wind Watch to help keep readers informed about developments related to industrial wind energy. They are the products of the organizations or individuals noted and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of National Wind Watch.

May 20, 2019 • New YorkPrint storyE-mail story

Apex still exploring wind farm prospect on Galloo Island

SACKETS HARBOR – The developer that left the required reviews needed to build a wind farm on Galloo Island has not given up on the endeavor. Apex Clean Energy in February withdrew its applications for a state permits needed to erect its 108-megawatt Galloo Island Wind project, which were certificates of environmental compatibility and public need through the state Article 10 and VII reviews. Neil T. Habig, senior director of project development for Apex, however, wrote in an emailed statement that . . . Complete story »

May 20, 2019 • New YorkPrint storyE-mail story

Worth board accused of not revealing wind law adoption

WORTH – Several residents who urged the Town Council not enact its wind law earlier this month accused it of not revealing the fact that it had already been adopted last month. Supervisor Judith A. Nichols said on May 8 the board would not vote on the law or take any action, after facing an outcry from residents like Norm Paradis, Jessica Patrzyk and Anthony Tubolino during its meeting, which drew about 50 people. The board would review the concerns shared . . . Complete story »

May 17, 2019 • New YorkPrint storyE-mail story

Courtroom cross-examinations in wind farm “evidentiary hearing”

LOWVILLE – A stalemate on a number of issues after the early wrap-up of this week’s “evidentiary hearing” for Invenergy’s Number 3 Wind Farm resulted in a closed-door “settlement conference” to try to search for middle ground. The hearing, one of the final stages of the state’s Article 10 energy project vetting process, was scheduled to be held all this week at the Lewis County Courthouse. However, it wrapped up by Wednesday. Hundreds of pages of written testimony and evidence were . . . Complete story »

May 12, 2019 • New YorkPrint storyE-mail story

State approves Ball Hill Wind Farm

ALBANY – Soon, Chautauqua County will be home to another wind farm, as the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) recently approved the construction and operation of Ball Hill Wind Energy, LLC in the towns of Hanover and Villenova, but not without certain conditions. The approval, in the form of a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity, came after a lengthy public hearing on Feb. 20 at Silver Creek Central School, during which members of the public were invited to . . . Complete story »

May 12, 2019 • New YorkPrint storyE-mail story

Citizen group calls on Cuomo to squelch Lake Ontario wind power project

Town officials said last month they think a giant wind power project proposed for Somerset and Yates is dead, but the developer won’t confirm that, so residents who oppose the project are continuing their fight. Friday, Save Ontario Shores, a local anti-wind power group, released a letter calling on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to get Apex Clean Energy to admit the Lighthouse Wind project’s demise. “As citizens and taxpayers, we respectfully ask that you work to help us have a . . . Complete story »

May 11, 2019 • New YorkPrint storyE-mail story

NYS Siting Board accepts Alle-Catt Wind Farm application as complete

The New York State Siting Board has accepted as complete the Article 10 application for the proposed 340-megawatt Alle-Catt Wind Farm. That starts a one-year public comment period on the project which includes more than 100 wind turbines – 600 feet in height – scattered across 20,000 acres in four towns in northern Cattaraugus and Allegany counties. The project would stretch into Arcade in Wyoming County. The controversial Alle-Catt Wind Farm is being developed by Invenergy, a large international alternative energy company . . . Complete story »

May 10, 2019 • New YorkPrint storyE-mail story

Guilford mulls rules as wind project takes hold

Rarely has there been this much interest in a Town of Guilford land use plan. But now residents are ever more watchful. So much so that more than 80 residents piled into the town hall meeting room on Wednesday night to hear town board members mull updates on a comprehensive plan for this rural Chenango County community. Four rows of chairs were filled. Other spectators sat shoulder to shoulder, perched on tables in the rear of the cozy setting, and . . . Complete story »

May 9, 2019 • New YorkPrint storyE-mail story

Some Guilford community members speak out against installation of wind turbines in their town

A proposal to construct up to 30 wind turbines in the town of Guilford in Chenango County is stirring up controversy. A large crowd came out to Guilford’s town hall meeting Wednesday night. Calpine Corporation, the power company proposing the wind turbine construction, says the project will bring jobs and economic growth to the area while providing clean energy. Some citizens are skeptical of this idea, saying the project will generate less than 10 jobs and will only financially benefit . . . Complete story »

May 9, 2019 • New YorkPrint storyE-mail story

Guilford windmills to stand at 650 feet tall

GUILFORD – The Guilford windmill project aims to build more than 20 massive windmills in the Town of Guilford. The construction of just a single wind turbine will take up 18 acres and be 13 times taller than the Chenango County Courthouse, standing at 650 feet. The wind turbines will be discussed at tonight’s Town of Guilford board meeting, as officials respond to public concerns. According to the Calpine Corporation, the project is called “High Bridge Wind Farm.” The company . . . Complete story »

May 9, 2019 • New YorkPrint storyE-mail story

Resident outcry prompts wind law tabling in Worth

WORTH – Outcry from residents prompted the Town Council to table the pending approval of its proposed wind law Wednesday. “The first 25 pages are B.S. There are a few good parts,” said Ronald King Sr. Officials spent more than a year crafting a wind energy facilities law as developer Avangrid Renewables plans to build a portion of its Mad River Wind Farm in the town. The rest of its project would be located in Redfield, which adopted its wind law . . . Complete story »

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