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Local Heroes: Winslow Family turns down Wind Turbine contract

Todd Vandonk — Kawartha Region — September 17, 2013 Winslow family says no to wind turbines Concerned community members swayed the Winslow family to back out of their plans to erect a wind turbine on their farm on on Sharpes Line The Winslow family has had a change of heart and won’t be erecting a […]

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Grey County wants wind turbine moratorium

Denis Langlois — Sun Times, Owen Sound — March 5, 2013 Grey County wants the province to slap an immediate moratorium on wind turbine developments in Ontario. Nine of 13 councillors at Tuesday’s county council meeting supported the call for the indefinite freeze until further studies provide “conclusive” evidence related to the impact of the […]

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Alnwick/Haldimand Township places moratorium on wind projects

Valerie MacDonald — Northumberland Today — March 3, 2013 ALNWICK/HALDIMAND TOWNSHIP – With a packed council chambers backing The Alliance for the Protection of Northumberland Hills’s presentation against two industrial wind turbine farms near Grafton and Centreton on the Oak Ridges Moraine, Alnwick/Haldimand Township councillors concurred during last week’s meeting. In addition, councillors agreed to recommendations from […]

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Hawaiian citizens defeat major wind farm deal

Sophie Cocke — Civil Beat.com — February 7, 2013 The owners of Molokai Ranch have backed out of plans to lease thousands of acres of land to a large-scale wind farm developer. The decision likely spells the end for the Molokai portion of the Big Wind project, an ambitious plan to build about 70 wind turbines on […]

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UK — Bronte heritage put before green energy in key wind turbine ruling

Tom Whitehead — the Telegraph.com — February 17, 2013 The literary significance of the “Bronte” moorlands has been used for the first time to curb the onslaught of wind farms, in a key victory for campaigners. The brooding West Yorkshire countryside that inspired classics such as Wuthering Heights has been protected from plans for more […]

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Recent wind farm rejections….People are finally catching on

In Wisconsin: The Wisconsin Public Service Commission has turned down the application due to unresolved wind turbine noise issues. Click here for story   (Thanks to Greg Schmalz for this story) In New Hampshire: ANTRIM — A state agency has denied an application for a wind energy facility because it would blemish the look of the […]

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