Wind farms viewed for Great Lakes development
Off-shore wind farms in New York State's Great Lakes are once again a possibility.
New York is one of five states to have reached a memorandum of understanding with Washington on Friday for the development of off-shore wind farms. Once deemed too costly, the viability of the farms is still in question, but their construction and operation are expected to generate numerous jobs.
Environmentalists claim that wind farms in the state's Great Lakes and along the Atlantic shoreline could power every home in the state.