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Kathleen Wynne Continues to Lie Through Her Teeth About Wind Turbines

(Donna’s rant:  In spite of the fact that the Liberals have moved into over-drive, approving hundreds of wind turbines as fast as they can, Wynne and Chiarelli continue to lie to the media, saying that communities now have greater input into the siting of IWT’s.  Will there ever come a time when someone calls her out on this in front of a crowd of people and media?? — DQ)

Liberals have learned from their mistakes: Wynne

Patrick  Bales — Kincardine News — May 15, 2014

Premier Kathleen Wynne may have been in Walkerton Thursday morning to announce her party’s support for the Walkerton Clean Water Centre, but inevitably she was asked about the contentious issues of wind turbines.

Wynne said the wind turbine placement process has improved since she took office.

“There needed to be a change in the way those wind turbines were sited,” she said. “I believe that it’s very important that communities have more input.”

Wynne noted since she was elected Liberal leader, there have been changes regarding the way turbine contracts are finalized.

“Communities must opportunity to have a say and have much more buy-in,” she said.

She also expressed regret for the way the Green Energy Act was implemented.

“If I could roll back the clock and we could have a better process from the beginning, I would do that,” Wynne said. “But I can’t do that. All I can is make sure that, going forward, we have a much better process in place and that communities are consulted.”

Wynne was in Walkerton at the 14th anniversary of the Walkerton E. coli outbreak.

Some opponents of Brockton’s involvement in the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s deep geological repository process have raised the spectre of another public health crisis if the municipality is selected.

While nuclear waste management is a federal jurisdiction, Wynne said she believes the same principles of community buy-in apply.

“The issues around nuclear waste . . . they need to be, again, done in consultation with communities and with all the safety precautions in place,” Wynne said. Continue reading here…..

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