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March 23, 2018: Wind Energy Advocates Oppose Military Base Legislation

There is legislation moving through Albany that would block several proposed upstate wind farms, something that advocates say would jeopardize New York’s clean energy initiatives. The controversy is over the siting of wind turbines near Fort Drum and other military sites. We spoke with 2 guests today who argue that existing Department of Defense policy already prevents the siting of any wind farms that could actually jeopardize aircraft or harm national security.

Then, Len Burman of Syracuse University previewed an event taking place at the Maxwell School.

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