senate Bill S785A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state task force on wind generating facilities siting and permitting policies

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 08, 2010 print number 785a
amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 06, 2010 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 15, 2009 referred to energy and telecommunications

S785 - Details

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S785 - Summary

Establishes the New York state task force on wind generating facilities siting and permitting policies to study the need to implement a uniform statewide policy regarding the siting and permitting of wind energy production facilities.

S785 - Sponsor Memo

S785 - Bill Text download pdf

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S785A (ACTIVE) - Details

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S785A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York state task force on wind generating facilities siting and permitting policies to study the need to implement a uniform statewide policy regarding the siting and permitting of wind energy production facilities.

S785A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S785A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 785--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ALESI  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni-
  cations in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT in relation to establishing the New York state task force on wind
  generating facilities siting and permitting policies

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The New York state task force on wind generating facilities
siting  and permitting policy is hereby established. 1. The role of such
task force shall include, but not be limited to:
  (a) analyzing the variety of current local processes for  siting  wind
energy production facilities;
  (b)  considering establishing a standardized formula for the siting of
wind energy generating facilities to use the following factors:
  (i) proximity to residential areas;
  (ii) availability of natural resources;
  (iii) economic impact on the local community;
  (iv) visual, audible and atmospheric impacts; and
  (v) impact on adjacent communities;
  (c) investigating the possibility of a  uniform  permitting  procedure
for the siting of wind energy generating facilities;
  (d) studying the feasibility of establishing a statewide list of prop-
erties  which  are appropriate for wind energy generating facilities and
the siting of such a facility would have no  impact  on  residential  or
neighboring communities; and
  (e) preparing and submitting a report to the governor and the legisla-
ture  that  provides specific recommendations including, but not limited
to, the existing local laws on the  siting  of  wind  energy  generating

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03471-02-0

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