September 28, 6:30 pm, Finger Lakes Institute Classroom
Mark Denecke, G/FLRPC -Finger Lakes Energy Smart Coordinator
Wondering About Wind Power-Helping Local Governments Deal with Wind Power
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Wind development is sharply increasing in upstate New York, particularly in the Finger Lakes Region. Wind power can be a promising renewable energy source, but it can also create complicated issues of public policy and opinion. Municipalities across New York are navigating through an often complicated process, planning for and siting wind power, a technology that most municipalities do not address in their zoning or comprehensive plans. Join Mark Denecke, Finger Lakes Energy $mart Coordinator at the Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council, to learn what local municipalities can do to prepare for and to deal with wind energy development. Free and open to the public. Registration required by calling (315) 781-4382 or email