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Sunday, April 27, 2008

Legal Turbulence in Germany:


Who Owns the Wind?

With a growing number of wind power stations in Germany, a new kind of legal case is rearing its ugly head. The crime: stealing wind.



It's an offense not mentioned in the bible or the statute books. But in a broader sense it is about theft, even when the booty itself is invisible. But it is still a major problem for the German legal system, including a court in Leipzig that is currently hearing a case involving a dispute between the operators of two wind turbine facilities. Who owns the wind?

The parties in the dispute are the owner of a wind farm in Deliztsch in the eastern German state of Saxony and a businessman, who wants to set up a bigger wind farm in the immediate vicinity.


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Legal Turbulence in Germany: Who Owns the Wind? - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

OOPS! Senator makes additions to staff

Watertown Daily Times | Senator makes additions to staff



State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine, D-Cape Vincent, announced five new staff hires Monday, including the appointment of a former Watertown Daily Times political reporter as his communications director.
Andrew G. Mangione, Watertown, who worked at the Times from July 2000 to May 2006, will start his new position Monday.
Mr. Mangione, 29, graduated from SUNY New Paltz in 2000 with a degree in journalism. Before joining the Times, he interned at the Legislative Gazette, a weekly paper dedicated to covering state government. In addition to politics, he covered Jefferson County government while at the Times.
The senator also has added D. Lee Willbanks as legislative director, and Katherine L. Doe, Watertown, Kathryn K. White and Debra A. Wiley as constituent liaisons. Mrs. Wiley, Cape Vincent, is Mr. Aubertine's sister.