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Upcoming Meeting

Meeting 7PM, Monday night, July 19, on proposed Extension of the Industrial Wind Energies Facilities Moratorium Law

There will be a public meeting this coming Monday night, July 19, on the proposed Extension of the Industrial Wind Energies Facilities Moratorium Law of 2010. The Hearing by the Prrattsburgh Town Board will be held at the Prattsburgh Town Hall, 19 North Main Street, Prattsburgh, New York at 7PM.

The purpose of the hearing is for public comment on the proposed extension of the Industrial Wind Energy Facilities Moratorium Law. The intent of the law is to impose a further six (6) month moratorium on construction of and/or receipt and processing of applications for Industrial Wind Energy Facilities, their infrastructure and their support facilities in the Town of Prattsburgh.

All citizens concerned about adequate setbacks from their property lines to address noise and threats to health, safety and property values should attend this very important meeting. You can get a copy of the proposed Industrial Wind Energy Facilities Moratorium Law at the Office of the Town Clerk during regular business hours.

Please make every effort to attend.

Windmill Myths
MYTH # 6: These windfarms won’t take up THAT MUCH space.
Fact: Ecogen’s first 50 towers will have a capacity of 150 megawatts (MW), generating on average 50 MW, only one-third of capacity. A 50MW gas-fired power plant can be sited on a city block. Ecogen’s proposed “Project Area” covers 35 SQUARE MILES. This is the size of the city of Rochester. And this is JUST ONE of the wind companies.