Protect Albany County

 

Let’s make laramie and albany county carbon neutral by 2050, but not at the expense of our natural resources

Snowy Range, Medicine Bow National Forest, Pole Mountain, Ames Monument, Pilot Hill are all important natural resources in Albany County.

We Have the Power to Impact Our Future, and We’re Doing Something About It

It’s not too late to update county regulations to protect our natural resources.

 

“Minimum separation distances. The following separation distances shall be maintained for industrial wind energy conversion systems:

(1) Two miles from all schools.

(2) Five miles from any National Park or Forest, any State Park, any site listed on the National Register of Historic Places, or any State Scenic By-way.

(3) One thousand feet from the habitats of rare, threatened, or endangered (RTE) species as delineated on the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Heritage Division, Environmentally Significant Areas (ESAs) maps.

(4) Special exception applications for industrial WECS within 5,000 feet of the habitats of documented federally endangered species shall include review and compliance documents from the United States Fish and Wildlife Services. Acceptable documents include: finding of no significant impact (FONSI), environmental assessment (EA), or environmental impact statement (EIS).”

What to do…

PLANNING COMMISSION

David P. Cunningham  –  kadoka.media@gmail.com

Keith A. Kennedy  –  agrimind@wyoming.com

John Spiegelberg – None

Carl J. Miller –  wyo58@juno.com

Shaun Moore –  smoore_dtre@hotmail.com

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Heber Richardson  –  HRichardson@co.albany.wy.us

Pete Gosar –  PGosar@co.albany.wy.us

Terri Jones –  tjones@co.albany.wy.us

COUNTY PLANNER

David Gertsch – planning@co.albany.wy.us

Sign the Petition

“Albany County’s current Industrial Wind Energy Regulations do NOT adequately protect the county’s natural resources, nor do they ensure the health, safety, and quality of life of the residents, businesses, and recreational users in proximity of these facilities.  I request the county immediately review and amend existing regulations.”

Make Your Voice Heard

Attend the next county commission meeting by zoom and voice your support for change

Petition to Update Albany County Regulations

The Albany County Commissioners have asked for public feedback.  This petition asks the county to update current regulations.

 

Petition to the Albany County Commissioners

“Albany County’s current Industrial Wind Energy Regulations do NOT adequately protect the county’s natural resources, nor do they ensure the health, safety, and quality of life of the residents, businesses, and recreational users in proximity of these facilities.  I request the county immediately review and amend existing regulations.”

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.”

- Mahatma Gandhi