Cape Vincent http://wrvo.org en BP killing Cape Vincent Wind Farm http://wrvo.org/post/bp-killing-cape-vincent-wind-farm <p></p><p>After battling local residents for years, energy company BP says it’s killing its proposal for the Cape Vincent Wind Farm. Some of the project’s most vocal critics are dancing on its grave.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:58:24 +0000 Joanna Richards 51956 at http://wrvo.org BP killing Cape Vincent Wind Farm BP Article X session in Cape Vincent explains controversial new process for power projects http://wrvo.org/post/bp-article-x-session-cape-vincent-explains-controversial-new-process-power-projects <p>BP held a presentation last night in Cape Vincent on the Article X process for siting power projects under New York state law. It was another contentious encounter between local anti-wind power activists and BP representatives over the proposed Cape Vincent Wind Farm.</p><p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 14:00:15 +0000 Joanna Richards 30185 at http://wrvo.org BP Article X session in Cape Vincent explains controversial new process for power projects Cape Vincent wind power meeting message to BP: "Go Home!" http://wrvo.org/post/cape-vincent-wind-power-meeting-message-bp-go-home <p>Town officials and community members from the Jefferson County towns of Cape Vincent and Lyme gave energy company BP a clear signal at a meeting last night in Cape Vincent: a wind farm isn't welcome there. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:37:52 +0000 Joanna Richards 28045 at http://wrvo.org Cape Vincent wind power meeting message to BP: "Go Home!" BP to meet with towns of Cape Vincent & Lyme about wind power project http://wrvo.org/post/bp-meet-towns-cape-vincent-lyme-about-wind-power-project <p>With a wind project proposed by BP, the town of Cape Vincent recently passed strict new regulations for commercial wind turbines. Then BP began seeking state review under the Article X law. That process could bypass local laws, if they're deemed “unreasonable.” Now the company has called a meeting with town officials, scheduled for Tuesday night.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="LEFT"> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:26:40 +0000 Joanna Richards 27945 at http://wrvo.org BP to meet with towns of Cape Vincent & Lyme about wind power project Cuomo says Article X strikes right balance on power issues http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-says-article-x-strikes-right-balance-power-issues <p>While at Fort Drum this week talking about biomass fuel, Governor Andrew Cuomo chimed in on another energy issue &ndash; one much more likely to strike nerves in the North Country: the state&#39;s new Article X law.</p><p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 21:32:43 +0000 Joanna Richards 23880 at http://wrvo.org Cape Vincent adopts new zoning law on wind farms http://wrvo.org/post/cape-vincent-adopts-new-zoning-law-wind-farms <p>The Cape Vincent Town Council has voted to adopt a new zoning law that includes strict restrictions on wind turbines. Fri, 03 Aug 2012 20:19:30 +0000 Bethany Palmer 23635 at http://wrvo.org Cape Vincent adopts new zoning law on wind farms Cape Vincent mulls new rules governing wind development http://wrvo.org/post/cape-vincent-mulls-new-rules-governing-wind-development <p>The town of Cape Vincent has been torn over the prospect of a wind farm for years. A local committee has just completed a proposed new zoning law. Local officials hope that those rules &ndash; and not the state&#39;s new Article X process &ndash; will govern future wind development in the town.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 13:29:00 +0000 Joanna Richards 22133 at http://wrvo.org Cape Vincent mulls new rules governing wind development Gillibrand says economy requires investment to stimulate growth http://wrvo.org/post/gillibrand-says-economy-requires-investment-stimulate-growth <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is traveling around New York making her case for Democratic economic policies. Thursday she did so at a boat manufacturing facility in Cape Vincent.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 08:07:08 +0000 Joanna Richards 22102 at http://wrvo.org Gillibrand says economy requires investment to stimulate growth