Attorney General Investigates Wind Farm Dealings

Note:  Cape Vincent is only a mile across the water from Wolfe Island, Ontario

by: Holly Boname   ABC News

Cape Vincent is usually a quiet town with little conflict, but that was not the case of Tuesday night’s emergency town board meeting.The meeting was called by Supervisor Urban C. Hirschey in response to the New York State Attorney Generals request of all documentation pertaining to the wind farm development project.

The town of Cape Vincent has been divided on the issue of wind turbines being developed on privately owned farm land.

The biggest issues now are the contracts that have been proposed to certain council members or their families. A heavy debate into the ethics of the town council and their agendas, are what prompted the review by the Attorney General.  Read more