“October 20, 2020 during 1:00 PM session Biggs v Eden Renewables LLC, Richard Murray, Town of Duanesburg Planning Board State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department Case 531440” Oral Argument Granted PDF Protocols for Virtual Oral Argument PDF September 16, 2020 Video archive of October 20, … [Read more…]
“Notification of Filing #531440 Matter of Biggs v. Eden Renewables, LLC” Oak Hill Solar 1 & 2 located at 13590 Duanesburg Road Duanesburg, NY 12053 read the notice filing PDF New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division Third Judicial Department 22 June 2020.
“Order of Transfer Index #2019-2217 RJI #46-1-2019-1074” read the Court Document PDF State of New York Supreme Court County of Schenectady 28 April 2020.
“A group nearby residents and business owner are suing the town, as well as Pyramid Corp., over the March 26 clear-cutting of land slated to host a Costco store and gas station next to the Crossgates Mall along Western Avenue. Thomas and Lisa Hart, Kevin and Sarah McDonald and Red Kap Sales, which operates … [Read more…]
“The Authority has awarded funds for the Projects totaling $7,713,456.00 based on representations by Eden Renewables LLC (and/or a successor-in-interest) concerning the size and capacity of the Projects approved by the Town of Duanesburg Planning Board, and the purported approval of energy storage facilities by that Planning Board. This correspondence clarifies that the combined … [Read more…]
“The impressive membership of the Climate Action Council includes representatives from state departments, universities and industry lobbies. Where are the representatives from upstate communities in which solar and wind power plants will be sited? Where are the landowners and town officials? How can expedient and reasonable siting be achieved without our involvement? Gov. Andrew … [Read more…]
“Massive public protest over a proposed solar farm that could mar the view of the Helderberg escarpment — 1,300 people signed a petition — led the town to draft new solar legislation, which the petitioners feared might be undermined by recommendations from the planning board or town planner. Tuesday night, Guilderland Supervisor Peter Barber … [Read more…]
“The 21st Century Economy is carrying some mixed blessings for Margaret Jones. She’s among a handful of people who operate Airbnbs in this Greene County community south of Albany. State and local promotions have led to an uptick in visitors to the area, and her weekends are often booked solid. But now she and … [Read more…]
“On Thursday night, the Duanesburg Town Board enacted a moratorium on major solar installations, excluding recently approved projects, while some residents complained they had requested a moratorium before large arrays were okayed. Lynne Bruning and her mother, Susan Biggs, have brought an Article 78 proceeding, seeking to annul the Duanesburg Planning Board’s September site-plan … [Read more…]
“New York State has put into place tax exemptions to encourage development of renewable energy, which played out last week in Duanesburg, a rural Schenectady County town, that granted payments in lieu of taxes, or PILOTs, for two solar farms. New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act requires 100 percent carbon-free electricity by … [Read more…]