“Corruption allegations swirl around push for wind power”

August 4, 2008

 —Joseph Spector, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle

Yes in my backyard (YIMBY)
RiverCityMalone supports this kind of YIMBY (“Yes in my backyard”)
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The following article appeared in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 7-28-08, written by Joseph Spector.  RiverCityMalone thinks it’s worth reading.  The Editor.

At first there were sporadic complaints last year to the office of Franklin County District Attorney Derek Champagne.

Then the outcry grew. North Country residents alleged that undue influence was being put on local leaders to approve multimillion-dollar wind farms, with turbines 200 feet or taller, in their rural communities near the Canadian border.

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