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Protect your Property Rights

Trespass Zoning Video

Fox 4, WDAF-TV Kansas City - Full explanation of wind inefficiency in less than 5 minutes. Nov. 21, 2018

Concerned citizens for rural preservation

Concerned Citizens for Rural Preservation

Pathway to disease: Australian court links wind turbine noise with possible diseases. February 15, 2018

PILOT or Taxation
What is a Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) vs. tax payments from an Industrial Wind Company.

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Required Viewing

Comments can be submitted for case #16-F-0268 by visiting the DPS website comments page.

Power grab - Section 94c and the Climate Action Council Scoping Plan
New York's accelerating renewable energy development and what it will mean for you.

Northern NY Wind

View March 2018 & 2023 photos of the burnt turbines in Churubusco, NY approximately 40 miles east of the proposed Hopkinton/Parishville North Ridge Wind Project.

Spinning Blades and Vibration
Information about bird and bat strikes and wildlife habitat destruction.

Trespass Zoning

Large-Scale Solar
Industrialized solar coming to your small community soon.  Reports of noise and other hazards make these projects something to watch.

Taxable annual payment up to $1,200 offered by Iberdrola presented as Electric Bill Offset Program.

Urge your local government to adopt a Moratorium on wind and solar development to allow them time to research and create laws that will protect you from many negative health, environmental, and economic impacts.

Featured Writing

learning the basics...

Full explanation of wind inefficiency in less than 5 minutes. is providing information about Industrial Wind in northern NY and the Iberdrola, Atlantic Wind LLC, Avangrid Renewables LLC, North Ridge Wind Farm Project. We encourage you to further research each topic presented to better educate yourself, your friends and family. To the best of our knowledge, the information contained on this website is accurate and reliable as of the date of publication; however, we do not assume any liability whatsoever for the accuracy and completeness of any information. This information should not be considered complete and we expressly disclaim liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site. has no role in the information gathering practices or privacy policies of websites to which it is linked and does not guarantee any materials on these websites.

Kevon Martis Zoning for Wind Energy in Michigan, much like NY issues, such as trespass zoning.

understanding Infrasound


Your Action Needed Now! - submit comments on draft Climate Action Council plan

New Draft Regulations "Page by Page"
Know how your town will be adversely effected by the new ORES regulations, review these concerns...

How Safe Are These Industrial Sized Turbines?
Ice throw, fires, broken blades, documented turbine failures.

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Inefficiency Facts


What if we were to offer?

Health Effects and Regrets
Information and video about Industrial Wind Farm turbines and their effects on your health you should know.

North Ridge Project
The project's process. Hopkinton and Parishville, town board meeting videos. Local, state, and federal lawmaker contact info.

"For example, on wind energy, we get a tax credit if we build a lot of wind farms. That's the only reason to build them. They don't make sense without the tax credit." 

- Warren Buffet

We are a volunteer group of citizens providing information about the Industrial Wind Farm project that is proposed in Hopkinton and Parishville, NY.

We believe that ALL members of the community should be protected and fully informed when Industrial Wind projects are under consideration. We strongly support the principal of HOME RULE in our New York State Constitution, and insist upon our right to control the future of our towns and counties.

We hope you will join us to educate, communicate and advocate to keep our homes livable, our towns friendly and our future rural. We do not require dues or membership fees. However we do encourage you to sign our petitions, attend public meetings to speak your mind, contact us for yard signs and spread the word to relatives, neighbors and friends.

Give us a call 315-265-2404
Or find us on facebook

Hopkinton Town Board Meeting -  Mon., April 17, 2023 - 7:00pm

JUNE 27, 2022


Sound and Noise


Paid For By You, Industrial Wind Tax Subsidies
Follow the money. How Industrial Wind Companies mine your tax dollars and the state mandates funds.

Read & share this crucial information that every NY town & citizen needs to know now.

Power grab - Article 23
Last-minute amendment to the state budget process, Governor Cuomo is attempting to accelerate renewable energy development. learn more

Declining Property Values and Economic Impacts
How your property values and land use are effected by Industrial Wind Farms.

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Photos of nearby projects located about 40 miles east of Hopkinton revealing turbine failure and fire evidence.

Iberdrola offers annual payment intended specifically for registered Vermont voters — $1,162 per voter in Windham & $428 for each Grafton voter.

Generating Inefficient Electricity
How green is wind? Inefficiencies revealed. Cost of your electricity does not go down.

What you need to know about Industrial Wind Farms

Northern NY Wind

Unraveling Local Laws
Our series of graphics that attempt to unravel our local wind laws to try to better understand your rights.

Urgent Alert:


Current Status

February 28, 2021 - North Ridge Wind project is updated in the NYISO (grid operator) interconnection queue with a new proposed ”in service" date of December 2025. This only occurs after a request from the developer to the NYISO, which means the project is still active. Excerpt pages from the 2021 NYISO Gold Book (grid operator’s report) highlighting the North Ridge Wind project’s activity.

Protect Your Town
Industrialized wind and solar coming to your small community soon. Learn how and why to take steps to protect your town.

Submit comments today: The Climate Action Council (CAC) has released its draft Scoping Plan, which serves as the State's recommended blueprint for achieving its ambitious greenhouse gas emmissions reduction and zero-emmissions power generation requirements.  Deadline for comments July 1st, 2022

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How Big Wind Works
Our series of graphics that break down and explore one Industrial Wind topic at a time to try to better understand "how big wind works".


Sound Familiar?

Mon., April 2023 - 6:00pm

St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators' Meeting in the Legislative Board Room at the Courthouse in Canton


Mon. April 2023 - 7:00pm

Parishville-Hopkinton School Board Meetings
Downloadable document:

Mon. April 17, 2023 - 7:00pm

Hopkinton Town Board Meetings

3rd Monday of each month in the Town Hall at 7:00 PM.

(except June will be 2nd Monday)

Tue., April 2023 - 5:00pm
Parishville Town Board Meetings

4th Tuesday of each month in the Town Hall. All meetings are at 5:00 PM.

We are CCRP, the Concerned Citizens for Rural Preservation, a volunteer group of ordinary citizens providing information about Industrial Wind and Solar projects in New York State based on thousands of hours of research. We are faced with a proposed industrial energy project called North Ridge Wind, and this website Northern NY Wind ( is a way to share some of the information we have gathered about industrial energy development with you.

June 2017 photos of three industrial wind turbine blade failures seen 40 miles east of the proposed Hopkinton/Parishville North Ridge Wind Project, visible from RT 11 in Churubusco and Ellenburg, NY.  view more photos.  All paid for by you... these are NYSERDA Main Tier RPS contract recipient projects.  Learn why you need to protect your town.