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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Galloo Island Wind developer must provide more details for PILOT application


By MARCUS WOLF
WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES
WEDSDAY, MAY 17, 2017


WATERTOWN — The developer for the Galloo Island Wind project needs to clarify sections of its payment-in-lieu-of-taxes application before the committee charged with conducting the first step of the review process can deem it complete. Continue reading via this link to the Watertown Daily Times

Saturday, May 6, 2017

No economic benefit in sight


Outside Looking In
PERRY WHITE
CITY EDITOR
WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES
Just days after the Times published a story on commercial wind finances, Apex Clean Energy appeared before the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency board to present its case for a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement. Continue reading via this link to he Watertown Daily Times

Thursday, May 4, 2017

JCIDA committee to discuss Apex Clean Energy’s PILOT application later this month


By MARCUS WOLF
WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES
THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017
WATERTOWN — Donald C. Alexander decided that the payment-in-lieu-of tax agreement application from the developer of the Galloo Island Wind project was suitable and the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency’s loan review committee will discuss it May 19. Continue reading via this link to the Watertown Daily Times

Sunday, April 30, 2017


Wind power companies get by with a little help from their friends

 By PERRY WHITE
 WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES
 APRIL 30,2017


To the casual observer traveling along Route 177 in Lewis County, the long, slow glide of sleek windmill blades represents renewable energy.

For the foreign owners of these towers,however, each sweep represents money. Continue reading via this link to The Watertown Daily Times

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Michael Ringer Asks DOS if SASS Provides any protection against Wind En...

During the final grant information session on April 13, 2015 at the Cape Vincent Recreation Center, Michael Ringer asked the Department of State representative if SASS would provide any protection against Wind energy.

Steve Ridler from the Department of State said yes, wind turbines will be something SASS will be looking at. It will be a factor in the decisions that are made when it comes to wind turbines.



Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Retired biologist argues Jefferson County not suitable for wind turbines

By MARCUS WOLF
Watertown Daily Times
TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2017

State agency guidelines and reports used to help review the Clean Energy Standard advise against wind energy development in Jefferson County, argues a retired biologist tasked with reviewing Apex Clean Energy’s Galloo Island Wind project. Continue reading via this link to the Watertown Daily Times

Land trust opposes wind development in the Thousand Islands


By MARCUS WOLF
WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES
TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2017


Potential habitat fragmentation and wildlife displacement or reduction have prompted the Thousand Islands Land Trust to announce its opposition toward Avangrid Renewables’s Horse Creek Wind Farm and any other projects proposed in the St. Lawrence River Valley. Continue reading via this link to the Watertown Daily Times

Friday, April 14, 2017

Governor establishes wind turbine setback


WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES OPINION~

PUBLISHED: THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017  


 Maple Ridge Wind farm

It is with professional appreciation that we extend this note of thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for taking a courageous stand establishing a statewide, 30-mile setback standard for industrial wind turbine emplacements. Clearly, he understands the adverse impacts of poorly sited industrial wind turbines on human health, the environment, property values, the economy and quality of life. Continue reading via this link to the Watertown Daily Times

Friday, March 31, 2017


Cuomo’s SolarCity disaster could become a monument to corruption

By E.J. McMahon
New York Post
September 22, 2016

Earlier this month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo paid a visit to the centerpiece of his upstate economic development strategy: a massive, still-unfinished “gigafactory” taxpayers spent $750 million to build and equip for SolarCity, a money-losing company with a foggy future. Continue reading via this link to the NYPost


Thursday, March 30, 2017

Fort Drum land use study outlined at public hearing


By Gordon Block
Watertown Daily Times
03/30/2017

EVANS MILLS — Local residents had a chance to give their opinions on a new land use study, one button-push at a time, as researchers consider future growth on and off-post. Continue reading via this link to the Watertown Daily Times