BP's Tatics in Cape Vincent Ny

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

Watertown Daily Times

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


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



 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

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

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Wind Turbines led to last September’s statewide blackout in South Australia.

By Michael Owen
The Australian
A key report highlights the problems with South Australia’s high level of renewable generation, finding that control settings on wind farm turbines led to last September’s statewide blackout in South Australia. Continue reading via this link to The Austrlian

Trump Poised To Sign Executive Order Targeting Most Of Obama's Climate Change Agenda

Today, President Donald J. Trump is expected to sign a sweeping executive order that rolls back much of President Obama’s job-killing  climate change regulations, including the Clean Power Plan.

Schumer loses cool with Trump supporter at swanky restaurant

Sen. Chuck Schumer caused a scene at a Manhattan restaurant when he began yelling at a wealthy and well-connected Donald Trump supporter that the POTUS is “a liar.”
Continue reading via this link to page six

Monday, March 27, 2017

Gone With The Wind

Executive order to kill Obama-era Clean Power Plan coming

By Ben Wolfgang - The Washington Times - Sunday, March 26, 2017

President Trump this week will sign an executive order to begin unraveling the Clean Power Plan, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Sunday, the first step in the lengthy process of dismantling the central piece of former President Obama’s climate-change agenda.

Continue reading via this link to the Washington Times