Archive | October, 2013

Ontario Energy Board Notice Regarding DWP Expropriation

Originally posted on Wind Resistance of Melancthon:
Taken from the Ontario Energy Board website: http://www.rds.ontarioenergyboard.ca/webdrawer/webdrawer.dll/webdrawer/rec/409980/view/notice_dufferin%20wind_version%202_unpublished_20130917.PDF Dufferin Wind Power Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to expropriate interest in certain lands….. for the purposes of constructing, operating and maintaining new transmission infrastructure and distribution facilities that will connect DWPI’s planned Dufferin Wind Farm to…

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West Lincoln Glanbrook Wind Action Group is hosting a NIMBY information evening.

Please come out to show your support.  Our numbers are growing and we’re getting stronger every day.  Participation is key to us winning this war. Thursday 7th November 2013 Covenant Christian School Gym 6470 Regional Road 14, ( Town Line ) Smithville. Doors Open 6:30 pm. Presentation 7:00 – 8:00 pm Fund Raising Raffle – […]

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CFRA Ottawa Radio Poll — Should Ottawa declare itself an Unwilling Host to wind turbines? – Almost 100% against turbines

CFRA in Ottawa this morning asked the question, “Should Ottawa declare itself an Unwilling Host to wind turbines? One hour and 17 minutes of callers saying, “NO!  To wind turbines” http://proxy.autopod.ca/podcasts/chum/43/16949/LG.13.10.28.mp3  

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Australia: Resident’s lawyer promises legal action against wind turbine host neighbours

Threat of legal action against wind farm hosts Hamish Boland-Rudder — Canberra Times — October 29, 2013 An anti-wind farm resident of Collector says he will sue his neighbours should they become turbine hosts as part of a proposed wind farm in the small community north of Canberra. A proposal for a 63-turbine wind farm […]

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Appeal of Armow wind project cites health effects, Charter rights

Steven Goetz — Kincardine News — October 28, 2013 Ken and Sharon Kroeplin are appealing the approved Armow Wind project on grounds it poses a serious threat to their health. If the project goes ahead, one of the Samsung-Pattern turbines will be built within 600 metres of the Kroeplin’s home. “I am concerned with my […]

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17 Reviews — wind turbine noise and human health

Last updated October 7, 2013 In January 2012, Australian anti-tobacco/pro-wind public health activist Simon Chapman compiled a “Summary of main conclusions reached in 17 reviews of the research literature on wind farms and health”. His list, which unsurprisingly ignores many reviews and commentaries that support health concern, and misinterprets even these 17 to support his […]

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VIDEO: Top 10 Ontario Liberal Scams and Scandals

These Liberal criminals should all be in prison.

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Renowned UK Environmentalist David Bellamy slams wind turbines — Destroying our countryside for profit

Tip of the hat to Garryhinch Wind Energy Awareness Group for this find. “Wind farms do not work. They are a blot on the landscape.” The Journal (UK) — October 26, 2011 ENVIRONMENTALIST David Bellamy has spoken out on how wind farms are destroying our landscapes for profit. ENVIRONMENTALIST David Bellamy has spoken out on how wind […]

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Rural community in Ottawa wishes to be Not a Willing Host

Originally posted on WIND CONCERNS ONTARIO: On Wordpress:
North Gower-Richmond (Ottawa), October 26–Hundreds of residents jammed into the largest hall in the Recreation Centre in North Gower today, to listen to speakers and sign petitions to declare the community Not a Willing Host to a proposed wind power project. The 20-megawatt project is on hold,…

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A MUST READ — Big Wind’s Dirty Secret: Toxic Lakes and Radioactive Waste

Travis Fisher and Alex Fitzsimmons — Right Side News — October 23, 2013 The wind industry promotes itself as better for the environment than traditional energy sources such as coal and natural gas. For example, the industry claims that wind energy reduces carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming. But there are many ways to skin a […]

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Atlantic Hurricane Season Quietest in 45 Years

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) – Click the pic to view at source Image Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) By WUWT Regular Just The Facts From the Insurance Journal: “The 2013 Atlantic hurricane…

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Reality Check: Germany’s Defective Green Energy Game Plan

Germany pretends to be a pioneer in the green revolution. But its massively expensive Energiewende has done nothing to make the environment cleaner or encourage genuine efficiency. One writer argues: Either do it right, or don’t do it at all. So, perhaps you’ve heard about Germany’s heroic green revolution, about how it’s overhauling its entire energy […]

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Germany Sends Clear Signal that it will Slam the Brakes on Renewables

Industry and Jobs are more important From No Tricks Zone: P. Gosselin — October 26, 2013 A major part of Germany’s SPD socialist party, which is Germany’s second largest party behind Angela Merkel’s CDU conservative party, is coming to its economic and social senses on the issues climate change and renewable energy. The threat of […]

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LIGHTS OFF IN OCOTILLO: OUTAGE RAISES QUESTIONS OVER AIR SAFETY

Miriam Raftery — East County Magazine — October 25, 2013 Wind turbines in Ocotillo went offline on October 21 for several days due to SDG&E maintenance on Sunrise Powerlink, according to Matt Dallas with Pattern Energy .  Flashing red lights on the turbines that normally warn aircraft of the 500-foot-tall structures have also been dark, […]

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Why Preserving the View in Canada is not just Tilting at Windmills

J. R. McConvey — The Globe and Mail — October 25, 2013 In Prince Edward County, I always feel like I’m in a painting come to life. Cheesy? Sure. But whether it’s the ethereal quality of light across the fields, the rustic shops and wineries or the sunset views over Lake Ontario, something in this […]

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