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NY AG Moves To Stamp Out Wind Farm Graft

Law360 (October 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo unveiled a new ethics code Thursday to create “unprecedented transparency” in wind farm development, which has been plagued by charges of shady dealing between upstate officials and out-of-state companies.

Cuomo's code creates a multiagency task force with several New York district attorneys to oversee wind power and establishes public disclosure requirements for wind companies.

Cuomo's new task force also includes directors of New York's county and towns associations, as well as the legislative director of the New York Public Interest...
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