As the Wind farms industry grows in the region and the State of New York decides whether to allow natural gas drilling by using hydrofracking, these energy industries could create challenges in Schuyler County. As a result, local government officials need to know the opinions of their residents in order to propose and adopt regulations that not only enhance their ability to address the challenges created by the aforementioned industries but also reflect the interests of the community.
Lippez-De Castro, Sebastian, "Schuyler County Resident's Attitudes Towards Growth Management Policies in the Time of Natural Gas and Other Energy Developments" (2012). MPA Capstone Projects 2006 - 2015. 19.