Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Apex Clean Energy Lobbied Against Bill to Protect Ft.Drum from Wind Turbines

Documents filed with the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics  Lobbying on line filing system ,confirm that  between September 2017 and June 2018, Apex Clean energy engaged Greenberg Traurig to lobby the Assembly, Senate, Executive,the  Department of Environmental Conservation and the Department of Public Service.
Reportedly the focus of their lobbying were two bills concerning the placement of wind farms.
Bill: S1755-A Prohibits the location of certain wind electric generation facilities within
forty miles of an airfield or air base under jurisdiction of any federal military department.

Bill:A9053-A Relates to the location of certain wind electric generation facilities around Fort Drum.

Additionally the two Lobbyists listed in this report, Steven Russo and Robert Rosenthal both have the necessary credentials to get the job done.
Russo was Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Rosenthal was Assistant Counsel for Energy and the Environment to New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Links to reports uploaded to SCRIBD






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