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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Apex Clean Energy Lobbied Against Bill to Protect Ft.Drum from Wind Turbines

Documents filed with the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics  Lobbying on line filing system ,confirm that  between September 2017 and June 2018, Apex Clean energy engaged Greenberg Traurig to lobby the Assembly, Senate, Executive,the  Department of Environmental Conservation and the Department of Public Service.
Reportedly the focus of their lobbying were two bills concerning the placement of wind farms.
Bill: S1755-A Prohibits the location of certain wind electric generation facilities within
forty miles of an airfield or air base under jurisdiction of any federal military department.

Bill:A9053-A Relates to the location of certain wind electric generation facilities around Fort Drum.


Additionally the two Lobbyists listed in this report, Steven Russo and Robert Rosenthal both have the necessary credentials to get the job done.
Russo was Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Rosenthal was Assistant Counsel for Energy and the Environment to New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Links to reports uploaded to SCRIBD

#1~ https://www.scribd.com/document/384695423/APEX-CLEAN-ENERGY-Report-1-Nys-Joint-Commission-on-Public-Ethics-on-Line-Lobbyist-Registration-System

#2~ https://www.scribd.com/document/384697185/APEX-CLEAN-ENERGY-Report-2-Nys-Joint-Commission-on-Public-Ethics-on-Line-Lobbyist-Registration-System

#3~ https://www.scribd.com/document/384697896/APEX-CLEAN-ENERGY-report-3-Nys-Joint-Commission-on-Public-Ethics-on-Line-Lobbyist-Registration-System

#4~ https://www.scribd.com/document/384698575/APEX-CLEAN-ENERGY-Report-4-Nys-Joint-Commission-on-Public-Ethics-on-Line-Lobbyist-Registration-System

#5~  https://www.scribd.com/document/384699179/APEX-CLEAN-ENERGY-Report-5-Nys-Joint-Commission-on-Public-Ethics-on-Line-Lobbyist-Registration-System


Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Local family speaking out against wind farms

COPENHAGEN — WHOOSH, WHOOSH, WHOOSH. Wind turbines are a pretty sight for some driving through Lewis County, but it’s not much of a joy living under one.

Continue reading via this link to the Watertown Daily Times

Monday, July 16, 2018

Ontario government cancels 758 renewable energy contracts, says it will save millions

Solar House near Merrickville Ontario CA
 Ontario's new Progressive Conservative government is cancelling 758 renewable energy contracts, in what it says is an effort to reduce electricity bills in the province.

Energy Minister Greg Rickford said the move will save provincial ratepayers $790 million — a figure industry officials dispute, saying it will just mean job losses for small business.
Continue reading via this link to CBC NEWS

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Firm seeking wind permits in Chowan may be for sale

Source The Chowan Herald
Via the Daily Advance

 EDENTON — The Virginia-based wind energy company seeking permits to build a 40-turbine wind farm in Chowan County could potentially be sold to another company, a wind industry publication reported recently.

 Dahvi Wilson, senior director of public affairs for Apex Clean Energy, told Windpower Monthly in April that Apex is currently undergoing a “strategic review,” and an “M&A transaction is one of the potential outcomes of that review.” An “M&A transaction” would be a merger or acquisition.

 Continue reading via this link to the Daily Advance

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Mad River Wind Farm Impact Assessment Study

Background to preparation of white paper Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust first heard of a proposal for a wind energy facility in the Tug Hill towns of Worth and Redfield from media reports in 2017. Created in 1991 to protect lands important to the Tug Hill region’s undeveloped character and economy, the Land Trust is not opposed to the development of wind energy, but these media reports gave rise to concerns about this particular project.
http://www.tughill.org/publications/technical-issue-papers/

Sunday, June 3, 2018

More than 500 show up to anti-wind turbine meeting


It was standing room only at the Attica Fairgrounds, where more than 500 people discussed wind power.
A majority are wanting state leaders to hear their voices, and not allow wind turbines in their backyards.


"We've seen a large amount of support in these communities and from our landowners. We're looking forward to bringing these projects to Ohio and this region," stated APEX's Nate Pedder.

Continue reading via this link to NBC24.com news

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's wind farm push all about 2020 bid?

May. 25, 2018 - 3:11 - Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Robert Bryce on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's wind energy push in the state.



Link to original: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/5789673372001/?#sp=show-clips

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Another Voice: State siting statute is rigged against local communities

From the Buffalo News

By Dennis C. Vacco
Article 10, a state statute enacted in 2011 was created to centralize the
decision-making process regarding the siting of large alternative energy projects.
The law was designed to create the illusion that local governments would still have
a voice in decisions which would affect land usage in their towns.
Unfortunately, the Article 10 siting process is rigged against local governments.
Continue reading via this link to the Buffalo News

Monday, May 14, 2018

U.S Attorney investigates major donor to Gov. Cuomo

The U.S attorneys' office in Manhattan is investigating Crystal Run Healthcare
for their donations to Governor Cuomo's campaign.
The Hudson Valley healthcare company received $25.4 million in state grants.
This followed a series of …