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Wind farm on Oak Ridges Moraine up for appeal hearing

Vanessa Lu — Toronto Star — November 15, 2014 Wind energy may be green, but opponents of a proposed wind farm on the Oak Ridges Moraine worry that five giant turbines will damage the environmentally sensitive area. “There are conflicting values,” said Heather Stauble, a Kawartha Lakes councillor who represents the area where WPD Canada […]

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4th Generation Farmer Makes Rational Argument Against Wind Turbines

Randy Williams — Rock River Times — April 22, 2014 This letter is intended to share some of the thoughts of a fourth-generation Boone County farmer in regards to the intention of the County to allow, and some neighbors to promote, wind turbines to be built in Northern Boone County. It is important to recognize […]

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Ontario: Drennans lose wind turbine appeal — Tribunal rules against them

Huron County couple denied wind turbine appeal John Spears — Toronto Star — February 7, 2014 An environmental tribunal has rejected the claim of a Huron County farm couple that a nearby wind farm will violate their Charter rights A tribunal has rejected a Huron County couple’s claim that a nearby wind farm will violate […]

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The Question is, “Why would Ontarios MOE Appeal a Ruling that Saves an Endangered Species??”

Tribunal Appeals Expected but Troublesome County Live — August 5, 2013 Right at the August 2nd deadline, three appeals were launched against the recent decisions of the Environmental Review Tribunal relating to Ostrander Point. The first two were by Ostrander Point Wind Energy LP (alias Gilead Power) and the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) respectively […]

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Why an ERT Health Appeal is Winnable

The Alliance to Protect Prince Edward County (APPEC) has filed an Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) appeal because Gilead Power’s Ostrander Point wind energy project, along with wpd Canada’s White Pines, will put at risk the health of many County residents. The appeal is based on these facts:  The Chatham-Kent ERT (2011) found that, on […]

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Manitoulin Coalition for Safe Energy Alternatives website has posted their reasons for pulling their appeal

From Central Bruce Wind Action: Dec 12,2012 We want all our supporters to know that this was a very difficult decision. It was in NO way because we did not believe in the absolute truth of our opinion. We have done our research. We know that there will be serious harm to the health of […]

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Municipality wants province to pay part of failed court challenge

Don Crosby — Owen Sound Sun Times — May 16, 2012 Grey Highlands wants the provincial government to pay part of the cost of a failed court challenge. A court awarded Plateau Wind Incorporated $20,000 in court costs after a Grey Highlands appeal of an Ontario Energy Board ruling on Feb. 23 in connection with […]

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Wind turbine appeals get go ahead

Monte Sonnenberg — Simcoe Reformer — May 8, 2012 in the Brantford Expositor HAGERSVILLE – The Ministry of Environment has failed in its bid to have a challenge to the Summerhaven wind turbine project near Jarvis dismissed. Last week in Hagersville, Nadine Harris, a lawyer for the MOE, asked the Environmental Review Tribunal to dismiss an appeal […]

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