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Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) calls for halt of wind turbine construction

The Manitoulin Expositor — January 15, 2014 Escalating concerns about industrial wind turbines has prompted the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) to urge the province of Ontario to suspend further development until farm families and rural residents are assured that their interests are adequately protected. The OFA unveiled its strong stance in a new position […]

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Letter to the Town of Saugeen Shores by local contractor regarding devastating impact of the CAW turbine

BARRY’S CONSTRUCTION AND INSULATION LTD. RR# 2, 7839 Hwy. 21, Allenford, ON   N0H 1A0 August 8, 2013 Council Town of Saugeen Shores P.O. Box 820, Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C0 Dear Sirs/Mesdames: Re:   CAW Wind Turbine I am writing asking for your support in requesting the CAW to remove the wind turbine which […]

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Ontario — Wind turbine construction to start near Belwood in 2014

Chris Herhalt — Guelph Mercury — August 7, 2013 BELWOOD — Construction of access roads and other infrastructure supporting four wind turbines to be built about five kilometres west of Belwood Lake may start by the end of the month, the president of the company behind the project confirmed Wednesday. The turbines themselves, located east […]

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Life next to a wind factory under construction

Posted in the Kingston Whig comment section.  A great perspective on living near the construction of a wind facility ******************************* You don’t understand why anyone would be against these things? Really, you need to for one moment, go to the computer and click onto a “draft site plan” for a project try next terror, er […]

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Construction Manager at Ocotillo Wind Project Arrested Following Threats to Photographers

Tip of the hat to Central Bruce Wind Action Miriam Raftery — East County Magazine — February 8, 2013 Court has issued a restraining order requiring Graham to stay away from the photographer he attacked. February 7, 2013 (Octillo) — Russell Scott Graham, 48, a representative at Pattern Energy’s Ocotillo Wind Express Facility, has been […]

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AU — Call to rein in wind farm construction

John Thistelton — Canberra Times — May 30, 2012 Michelle Edwards no longer canters her race horses on her Cullerin Ranges  grazing land east of Gunning.   Since Origin Energy’s wind farm began operating in 2009 near the Cullerin  sheep and cattle farm she runs with husband Brett, Mrs Edwards says she has lost  her balance […]

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Wind farm requires tons of materials, miles of roads, cables

Lori Potter — Kearney Hub — May 12, 2012 The initial work includes building roads through pastures to the hills where foundations and electrical cables are installed. The concrete foundations now hidden underground are octagon shaped, but high in the middle and sloping to the sides. Each foundation is about 8 feet below ground and […]

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