Vast majority of public comments continue to show opposition to Lighthouse Wind
The table below shows the results of an empirical assessment of public comments made to the DPS website in relation to the Lighthouse Wind Project as proposed for the Towns of Yates and Somerset by APEX Clean Energy. All comments made to the DPS site regarding the Lighthouse Wind Project were included in the assessment and cover the time period from January 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018. All comments were read fully in order to ascertain position regarding the industrial wind turbine project. The positions were tabulated as in favor of or opposed to the project.
The results are as follows:
|Date||Comments in favor||Comments
|% in favor||% opposed|
The overall results for the time-period January 2015 to June 30, 2018 are as follows:
Comments in favor of Lighthouse Wind Project = 233
Comments opposed to Lighthouse Wind Project = 1024
Percent of comments in favor of Lighthouse Wind Project = 19%
Percent of comments opposed to Lighthouse Wind Project = 81%
For over three years, the results continue to show overwhelming opposition to Apex Clean Energy’s Lighthouse Wind Project.
John B. Riggi
Councilman, Town of Yates