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(SK) Wind turbines stir controversy in RM of South Qu’Appelle (with poll)

Kerry Benjoe — LeaderPost (SK) – February 6, 2014

The thought of a windturbine farm in the RM of South Qu’Appelle is stirring up a mix of reaction in the community.

“We don’t want it,” said Renalda Pickering, a resident of the RM.

She is opposed to a windturbine farm because she says there are too many risk factors associated with such projects.

Jeannie DesRocher, reeve for the RM of South Qu’Appelle, said she is doing what she believes is best for the RM.

“I am an elected official, somebody who is trying to do good stewardship of our RM and doing what’s best for our RM,” she said.

DesRocher said she believes in sustainable energy, but that when the wind-turbine company approached her about the project she decided to do her own research into wind turbine farms.

She encourages others to do the same.

Pickering says she has done research, which is why she is opposed to the project.

She said a wind-turbine farm can cause a number of health effects, including a condition called electric hypersensitivity.

“Essentially it would be like living inside a microwave,” said Pickering about the condition.  Continue reading here….

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