Sunday, August 21, 2016

Full of wind: State DEC improperly collaborated with Galloo Island projects

PUBLISHED: WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES  SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2016  

Rather than serving its mandatory role as a regulatory agency weighing the pros and cons of proposed wind projects in the north country, the state Department of Conservation collaborated with developers in promoting their value.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Former DEC biologist claims department’s bias in wind projects


Monday, August 15, 2016

A case for Recusal of the Dept. of Environmental Conservation From the Article 10 Process.


This letter to the Public Service Commission Outlines Conflicting environmental policies that exist within the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.  

Attorney, town supervisors host meeting on Article 10


By MARCUS WOLF
Watertown Daily Times
PUBLISHED: MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016  AT 12:30 AM

SYRACUSE — Attorney Dennis C. Vacco from Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP and the town supervisors for Clayton and Somerset, Niagara County, hosted a meeting to inform municipal leaders about local responses to state Article 10 reviews of proposed power generation projects.


Monday, August 8, 2016


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is expanding its national marine sanctuary program.


Shipwrecks are a big draw for divers and tourists in the great lakes. Now – for the first time in 20 years -- more communities are getting help in preserving and showing off their underwater treasures. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is expanding its national marine sanctuary program. For Oswego and other communities on the Great Lakes, that designation would bring federal funding and a boost to tourism. Continue reading via this link to WRVO public media

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Galloo Industrial wind Comments RE: Preliminary Scoping Statement and Apex's Response


Legislature v. IDA is no contest

The ongoing tension between members of the Jefferson County Legislature and the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency appears to be heading for an explosion, if the IDA’s proposed changes to its Uniform Tax Exemption Policy are enacted as now proposed.Continue reading via this link to the Watertown Daily Times