Chemung County http://wrvo.org en One farmer weighs pros and cons of wind turbines http://wrvo.org/post/one-farmer-weighs-pros-and-cons-wind-turbines <p></p><p>Wind turbine company NextEra Energy is considering whether to build a $200 million wind energy project in the town of Catlin in Chemung County. The town board is finalizing the details of a new zoning law that will allow the project to move forward. So local farmers are weighing whether or not to allow the turbines on their property.</p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">It’s a windy day as Dan Teed makes his way up the side of a gravel road. Tall, twirling turbines stand like sentinels on the crest of the hill.</span></p> Sat, 31 May 2014 12:34:00 +0000 Matt Martin 56592 at http://wrvo.org One farmer weighs pros and cons of wind turbines Storm update: Preliminary findings confirm tornado in Elmira http://wrvo.org/post/storm-update-preliminary-findings-confirm-tornado-elmira <p>After Thursday&#39;s severe thunderstorms, thousands in the Southern Tier and Mid-Hudson regions continue to recover from the heavy winds. The National Weather Service says a tornado caused some of the damage.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 20:09:28 +0000 Matt Richmond 23283 at http://wrvo.org