Residents United to Save our Hometown

Residents United to Save our Hometown

Educational presentation on Industrially Sized Solar and Battery Storage Installations.

Thursday, January 16th, 2020 At 7PM
Rush United Methodist Church

6200 Rush Lima Rd, Rush, NY

Our first speaker is our Environmental attorney, Ben Wisniewski of the Zoghlin Group. Ben is recognized as an outstanding environmental attorney, receiving the U. of Buffalo’s first L.L.M. degree in Environmental Law with Honors.
• Ben will update us on the Article 10 process.
• Where we stand with respect to Horseshoe Solar LLC, announced as a potential 600,000 solar panel, 180MW installation on both sides of the Genesee River in the Towns of Rush and Caledonia.


Our second speaker, Charles Fendt, M.E.P. is an Emergency Management consultant with many years of service and multiple certifications in incident (hazardous material) management and recovery.

To learn more about Charles, please see

He will discuss the large-scale batteries potentially heading our way now that Gov. Cuomo and the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act has set a goal of 3000MW of energy storage for NYS. These batteries are a potential safety hazard to our volunteer first responders and those who live down wind of potentially exploding battery installations.

The National Fire Protection Association Report, #855 Standard for the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems- details the exorbitant and unaffordable costs of protecting rural communities from a large-scale

battery explosion.

Residents United to Save our Hometown has educated our members and worked with our Town officials to encourage renewable energy for the Town of Rush. At this event, we will seek your financial participation to continue the excellent work of Mr. Wisniewski as we protect our Town’s character and citizens from industrially sized solar & potential battery installations & continue educational activities like this January meeting.

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December 9, 2019

Barbara S. Outten

716 – 622-3188 (cell)  

Risks and Hazards of Industrial Solar

Location: Immaculate Conception Church

4671 Townline Rd

Ransomville, NY 14131

Informational Meeting pertaining to the Risks and Hazards of Industrial Solar.

This will be an honest discussion pertaining to the potential risk and hazards of all the components involved in industrial solar systems.

Date: December 11th, 2019 @6:30 pm

Charlie Fendt

DHS Certified Master Exercise Practitioner

Charlie Fendt will be presenting the real facts of the long-lasting effects of Industrial Solar. The ramifications of bringing Industrial Solar projects into rural communities.

We are expecting a sizable turnout, so please come early to reserve a seat.

This is a free event

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