Tag: sam randazzo

Hooray! Seneca county rescinds AEZ and HB6 passes

A big hooray for Sandusky County where the County Commissioners have rescinded their designation as an Alternative Energy Zone (AEZ).  The vote cancelled the action taken 7 years ago.  Readers will recall that the Seneca County Commissioners rescinded their AEZ earlier this summer and it took effect June 30th.   The OPSB Public Hearing for … Continue reading Hooray! Seneca county rescinds AEZ and HB6 passes

Rural Greenwich, Ohio, taking BigWind to the supreme court

"according to Ohio law, before the Ohio Power Siting Board can issue a certificate for a windfarm, the board must be able to show the proposed windfarm will comply with various requirements related to flicker, sound and ice throw. The board was supposed to have developed rules related to those requirements by 2008. The board “never … Continue reading Rural Greenwich, Ohio, taking BigWind to the supreme court

BigWind creates ‘Chaos’ at the Ohio Power Siting Board

This week several filings have been made with the Ohio Power Siting Board.  Union Neighbors United has requested a rehearing on the OPSB’s approval of Everpower’s motion to extend the certificate expiration date in Phase I of Buckeye Wind.  Ohio law requires that extensions be granted only after applications to amend a certificate are investigated, subjected to … Continue reading BigWind creates ‘Chaos’ at the Ohio Power Siting Board