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Thursday, September 29, 2016


Don't trample rights of localities

Credit:  By Dennis C. Vacco, Commentary | Times Union | Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | www.timesunion.com ~~

By Dennis C. Vacco, Commentary
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Gov.Andrew Cuomo and the Public Service Commission recently mandated that 50 percent of the state's power be generated by renewable sources by the year 2030. This goal requires up to 370 industrial wind energy facilities to be built.


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Federal judge to hear nuisance arguments

Attorneys for Kingfisher Wind (APEX) tried unsuccessfully to stop two experts hired by the association from testifying at the bench trial.


OKLAHOMA CITY (TNS) — Whether or not a wind farm near Kingfisher is a nuisance to some neighbors will be before a federal judge Tuesday in Oklahoma City. Continue reading via this link to EXAMINER-ENTERPRISE


Thursday, September 22, 2016

Two COR executives charged in federal probe of Cuomo development projects


SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Two owners of COR Development Co. face federal corruption charges in U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's investigation into economic development projects in Upstate New York. Continue reading via this link to Syracuse.com


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Infrasound and Little Galloo Island

Photo credit: C.P Schneider ~ Little Galoo Island
Below is a copy of a letter written by Clifford Schneider, a former DEC Biologist to the NYS Public Service Commission, concerning the proposed Galloo Island Wind project and the potential harmful impacts of infrasound generated by wind turbines and its affect on the nesting bird population on Little Galloo Island.


Monday, September 19, 2016

Absentee Count: Byrne Now The Winner With 51 Vote Lead


Absentee ballots in Jefferson County in the Republican primary for the 116th Assembly District have now been counted and John Byrne is the unofficial winner with a 51 vote lead. Continue reading via this link to WNY7 Fox news


Saturday, September 17, 2016

Dennis C. Vacco: Local Law No. 5 protects residents in the town of Clayton


 The following piece was published in today’s online edition of the Watertown daily times.

By DENNIS C. VACCO

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Public Service Commission recently mandated that 50 percent of the state’s power must be generated by renewable sources by the year 2030.

Continue reading via this link to the Watertown Daily Times.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Town of Clayton unveils thinly veiled wind ban




Last evening the Town of Clayton held a public hearing to allow the community to comment on Clayton’s proposed wind law,Local Law No.5