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You have to laugh at CANwea’s hypocrisy about the Canada Health Study on wind turbines

CANwea (Canadian Wind Energy Association) and Awea (American Wind Energy Association) love to reference the Massachusetts health study  that was done earlier this year, to back up it’s claims that industrial wind turbines cause no ill health effects to nearby residents, even though it was a shoddy report at best, negligent at worst. Not sure if you’ve […]

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CANWEA — Response to Ontario Environmental Commissioner’s Annual Report: Wind Energy Working to Protect Birds, Bats and Wildlife

Canadian Wind Energy has issued a response to Gord Miller’s report which was published last week. “As the Environmental Commissioner has clearly stated, wind turbines are not a major cause of bird fatalities, but the industry is working diligently to reduce and mitigate impacts. In Canada, we have partnered with the Canadian Wildlife Service, the Ontario Ministry of […]

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CanWEA has concerns about Canada Health Study — I bet they do!

From the CanWEA website — September 7, 2012 CanWEA expresses concerns; seeks more details on proposed Health Canada study to ensure scientific validity of research  Ottawa, ON, September 7, 2012 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) today filed comments with respect to a proposed Health Canada study, “Health Impacts and Exposure to Wind Turbine Noise: Research […]

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Was “wind worker threatened by gun-toting man” just a PR stunt by CANWEA and wind companies?

The story out of Southern Ontario yesterday about a wind industry field worker being threatened with death by a gun-toting, red pickup driving nutjob, was looked at with a jaundiced eye by several people in the anti-wind camp as a ploy used by proponents of wind, to garner public sympathy. When Don Quixote and BigGreenLie […]

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CANWEA standards for health effect studies scrape the bottom of the barrel

CANWEA President Robert Hornung, in an interview regarding the upcoming Health Canada study into the effects of wind turbines on humans made this astounding comment…..  “CanWEA notes that the balance of scientific evidence to date clearly demonstrates that wind turbines do not have an impact on human health and that this perspective has been confirmed […]

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570’s Jeff Allan Discusses Wind Energy

Hat Tip to Wind Concerns Ontario for this one. If you can keep your lunch down through the first 5 minutes or so of this broadcast, you’ll hear a representative of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (no bias there) sing the praises of wind power….”clean, reliable, no health effects, cheap, safe, thousands of jobs created”….yadda, […]

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