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Ontario Tories call for halt to wind turbines after government documents released

John Miner — Sun News — January 9, 2013 LONDON, Ont. – Ontario’s Tories have intensified demands for a halt to wind farms after the release of government documents that show bureaucrats repeatedly raised concerns about noise from turbines. “I think the taxpayers of Ontario deserve to know to the truth,” MPP Lisa Thompson said […]

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Wainfleet drives summit on wind turbines

Luke Edwards — Niagara This Week — December 17, 2012 There are 91 municipalities, almost exclusively small and rural communities, currently dealing with wind turbine issues. Instead of having 91 separate, small voices, Wainfleet Township is hoping to create one strong, uniformed voice. “We’re trying to see if we can get these communities together and […]

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WARWICK: Mayor upset with lack of communication and common sense in planning

Paul Morden — Sarnia Observer — November 29, 2012 Plans for up to a dozen wind turbines in Warwick Township have Mayor Todd Case feeling frustrated. Nextera Energy is holding the first of three public meetings about its 150-MW Jericho Wind project at Centennial Hall in Watford Feb. 6, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The […]

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Chatham-Kent — Conservatives Talk Wind turbines

Dave Richie — Blackburn News — November 15, 2012 Provincial and federal Conservative representatives in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex are continuing to fight back against wind projects. MPP Monte McNaughton is still calling for a hold on the construction of turbines, saying there’s more than just possible adverse health effects associated with the projects. “It is now being […]

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UK Energy Minister — “Enough is Enough” — Ten years too late, it’s good riddance to wind farms – one of the most dangerous delusions of our age

Christopher Booker — Daily Mail (UK) — October 31, 2012 The significance of yesterday’s shock announce-ment by our Energy Minister John Hayes that the Government plans to put a firm limit on the building of any more onshore windfarms is hard to exaggerate. On the face of it, this promises to be the beginning of […]

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MPP Lisa Thompson had four motions aimed at stopping new industrial wind turbine developments

Denis Langlois — Owen S0und Sun Times — October 25, 2012 Four motions aimed at stopping new industrial wind turbine developments until further studies are completed were wiped out last week when Premier Dalton McGuinty moved to prorogue the Ontario Legislature. Huron-Bruce Progressive Conservative MPP Lisa Thompson added to the order paper separate calls for […]

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Oh wow! Look at this! An article from WALES about the negative health effects of wind turbines!!!

Wales.  Wales.  Isn’t that in Great Britain?? Like, on the other side of the world from….AUSTRALIA?  Well, how on earth could there be concerns about the negative effects of wind turbines when Andreas Nauen, managing director of REpower Systems categorically stated that Australia was the ONLY country in the world where health effects from wind […]

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Ontario needs an energy moratorium

Tom Adams — Financial Post — October 16, 2012 Then we can debate the huge power-rate hike that is pending   Dalton McGuinty, the Liberal premier of Ontario’s minority government, has announced his resignation amid a controversy over electricity. But even as he walks away, the mess he created is getting worse by the day. […]

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Chatham Kent — Wind turbines creating rift

Bob Boughner — QMI Agency — October 14, 2012 All wind turbine projects in Ontario should be put on hold until results of a federal health study are known, says Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MP Bev Shipley. Shipley told The Chatham Daily News Friday he has received complaints from residents in the Mitchell’s Bay area in Chatham-Kent concerning […]

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West Lincoln Wind power opponents pack town hall

Amanda Moore — Niagara This Week — October 11, 2012 Council again demands moratorium on projects West Lincoln council has again asked Dalton McGuinty to halt all proposed industrial wind turbine projects in the province — this time by way of two resolutions. It was standing room only at council chambers Tuesday night as hundreds […]

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Lambton County council votes unaminously for wind turbine moratorium

Cathy Dobson — Sarnia Observer — October 3, 2012 Lambton County Council has voted unanimously to support a moratorium on industrial wind turbines until a comprehensive wind study is completed. Council chambers in Wyoming was packed in Wednesday afternoon with more than 40 county residents opposed to wind farm development. People in Lambton Shores and […]

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(U.S.) — Wind turbines becalmed

Planning Board will recommend modified moratorium Frank Mand — Local Plymouth — September 15, 2012 PLYMOUTH — There was a lot the Planning Board didn’t like about a plan to place a two-year moratorium on large-scale wind energy projects in town, so the board offered its own. The original proposal, in the form of a […]

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As usual, Trout Creek wind developer unable to answer key questions or concerns

Kelly McShane — NorthBay Nippising.com — August 23, 2012 Wind power project faces protest TROUT CREEK – Representatives from Schneider Power were faced with waving picket signs Tuesday night at their public meeting in Trout Creek. “We’re being railroaded,” said Colleen Goupil, chair of the Laurier local services board. “Because we’re so small, they think […]

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Two Conservative Niagara politicians want wind turbine moratorium

Amanda Street — Niagara this Week — July 30, 2012 Local politicians and residents are urging Ontario’s premier to put an immediate moratorium on industrial wind turbine development until a federal health study is complete. “West Niagara residents have continued to express to me very strong concerns about the potential health effects of these massive […]

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Paterson motion will call for wind turbine moratorium

Michael Gennings – Simcoe.com — July 26, 2012 STAYNER – Clearview Township councillor Thom Paterson says he plans to put a motion before council at its Aug. 13 meeting that if approved would result in Clearview calling on the province to implement a moratorium on wind turbine development. Paterson said a moratorium on all wind […]

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