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Ontario: 80th municipality declares itself unwilling to host wind turbines

John Miner — London Free Press — March 15, 2014 The anti-wind farm movement has notched up another win in its battle to stop industrial wind turbines from spreading across the province. After surveying its residents, Dutton-Dunwich council became the 80th municipality in Ontario to pass a resolution opposing wind turbine development on their turf. […]

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Lucknow dairy farmer appears as Council debates ‘unwilling host’ proposal

Fadi Didi — Bayshore Broadcasting — November 7, 2013 Rather than hearing from those opposed to wind turbines, Huron County Council got a earful from the other side of the coin. Lucknow Dairy Farmer Jennifer Miltenburg addressed County councillors Wednesday on the merits of industrial wind farms, rather than the pitfalls. Miltenburg’s presentation comes in […]

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Excellent local article: Green energy not playing the role it was meant to

Tracey Hinchberger — Kincardine News — October 22, 2013 Is this what “green energy” is supposed to look like? This is a question I keep asking myself, and would like to pose to Premier Kathleen Wynne and Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli. As a writer of an environment-themed column I should be pleased to see […]

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Pictures from todays Hwy. 402 anti-turbine protest

 

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More than 200 vehicles take to Hwy. 402 for mass rally against wind turbines

Chip Martin — London Free Press — October 19, 2013 STRATHROY – Fired up and feisty, farmers angered at Ontario’s growing crop of wind turbines shut down a third of a major Southwestern Ontario trade artery Saturday. With about 150 vehicles including pickups, massive tractors and other farm machinery – including a manure wagon – the massive […]

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Wind turbine protest to block major Ontario highway

OPP warns tickets are possible if protest is deemed a safety risk on Highway 402 CBC News — October 17, 2013 Opponents of rural wind farms in Ontario plan to block traffic on major provincial highway Saturday. Organizers are urging protesters to slow traffic to a crawl on Highway 402, east of Sarnia. They want […]

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Kawarthas — ‘Willing-host” approach needed for wind turbines

Letter to the Editor — My Kawartha — September 3, 2013 Re: Letter Aug. 26, Canada is Prime for Renewable Energy Firstly, I would like to express disappointment in the editor’s choice to post this letter. Surely your readers deserve a higher intellectual level of discussion than sticks and stones! Discounting someone’s opinion based on […]

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