Wind turbines

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Brendan Keany
September 10, 2019 - 8:18 pm
WILLIAMSVILLE (WBEN) - State Senator Rob Ortt hosted a forum at ECC's North Campus on Tuesday afternoon to help the public better understand some of the possible health effects of building wind turbines. Most windmill projects fall underneath the Article 10 Law , which is a New York State process...
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July 30, 2019 - 11:28 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Tuesday, Congressman Chris Collins announced that he's pushing for legislation that would prevent off-shore wind turbines from being installed in Lake Erie, given the news of downstate wind farms . Collins cites border security as the main reason behind his lack...
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Mike Baggerman
July 30, 2019 - 1:28 pm
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins said he's concerned about the border security impact of a potential wind turbine farm off the shoreline of Lake Erie and introduced federal legislation which would prevent the creation of the turbines by New York State. Collins' push comes in...
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Tom Puckett
December 27, 2018 - 4:12 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The New York State Thruway Authority today announced it has filed a lawsuit against Vergnet,S.A., Prudent Engineering, LLP, Ravi Engineering & L.S., P.C., Kandey Company, Inc. and CHA Consulting, Inc./Clough Harbor & Assoc. LLP for the failure of four wind turbines...
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Mike Baggerman
May 02, 2018 - 3:00 am
SOMERSET, N.Y. (WBEN) - Detractors of the proposed wind turbines along Lake Ontario in the towns of Somerset and Yates argue that the turbines have a negative effect in the community. Mary Kay Barton began fighting against the turbines about 15 years ago. In 2005, she and her husband bought a small...
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