Allegany wind issue closed

A Chipmonk resident expresses the emotions of many Tuesday by throwing out her arms in joy after the Allegany Town Board rescinded a wind overlay district that effectively killed a proposed EverPower Wind LLC project in the community.

 

ALLEGANY — Close to eight years of legal battles, community upsets and neighbors bickering with neighbors over a proposed 29-turbine wind project in the town of Allegany came to an end Tuesday.

The final nail in the coffin of the proposed EverPower Wind LLC project in the Chipmonk and Knapp Creek areas was hammered when the Allegany Town Board unanimously voted to rescind the wind overlay district.

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