Town of Huntington ponders plan to regulate wind turbines

The town board voted unanimously last night for a 128-day moratorium. (2/6/13)

HUNTINGTON - The Town of Huntington says it wants some time to come up with a plan to regulate wind turbines.

Last night the town board voted unanimously for a 128-day moratorium on new turbines.

The Canon Corporation had been seeking to put 11 wind turbines at its new Melville facility.

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The moratorium gives town officials a chance to come up with regulations covering the size, location and safety of the turbines.

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