Archive | November 16, 2012

McGuinty’s Green Energy Act’s “Mortality Threshold” favours wind developers over Ontario’s natural heritage

Rick Conroy — The Wellington Times — November 16, 2012 How ministry bureaucracy tasked with protecting Ontario’s natural heritage is clearing the way for industrial wind development What is an Important Bird Area? Does it have any specific meaning or legal weight? Not much, it seems, when it comes to industrial wind factories or solar […]

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ON –Wind turbine application made official, West Lincoln gets 90-day review and comment period

Amanda Moore — Niagara This Week — November 16, 2012 The township of West Lincoln have a minimum of 90 days to review and comment on the 230 megawatt industrial wind turbine project proposed by Niagara Region Wind Corp. Planning director Brian Treble informed council Monday that he had received the renewable energy application submitted […]

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UK Energy Minister — Windfarms are “extremely inefficient and costly”

Fiona Harvey — Environmental Correspondent — The Guardian — November 16, 2012 John Hayes: ‘windfarms will not replace gas or nuclear’ The energy minister has revealed, in a letter seen by the Guardian, the extent of his misapprehensions about wind. Windfarms are “extremely inefficient and costly” and will not be able to replace gas or nuclear power generation, according to […]

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