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Legal Advice, concerning installation of Wind Turbines on privately owned farms in New York State. We are concerned that there may be restrictions that we are not aware of.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome to JA Ray here to help you today.

Large wind projects with a capacity to generate 25 megawatts (MW) or more are reviewed according to provisions of the Public Service Law Article 10 siting process (see link in right column leaving DEC website). Article 10 provides a unified review and approval process for major electric generating facilities in New York State by addressing state and local permitting requirements in a single process.

Wind projects with a capacity to generate less than 25 MW do not go through the Article 10 process but are subject to applicable State and local laws or regulations, including the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR). Depending on the specific location of these projects, one or more of the following DEC Permits may be required:

Contact the DEC here.

Office of Climate Change
625 Broadway
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You will need to work with DEC here, there are two ways and it depends on how much you are going to generate as I set out above.

They will permit your construction anywhere in NYC.

I appreciate the chance to help you today.Thanks again.

Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

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