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Wind farm developer met with protest in Cavan Monaghan– With video

Roughly 200 residents gathered outside the Township offices to protest against proposed five-turbine wind farm Sarah Frank — My Kawarthas — September 3, 2013 MILLBROOK — Met by an angry crowd and a team of disapproving Cavan Monaghan Township councillors, the developer of a proposed wind farm was sent a clear message on Tuesday (Sept. […]

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No Wind Turbines for Wainfleet — Lives have become a living hell

Letter to the Editor — Welland Tribune — April 26, 2013 We’ve done our research, attended meetings, held rallies, written letters, staged protests and done everything possible to call attention to what a fouled up mess the Green Energy Act, is and still the Liberal government, with the help of the NDP, continues to steamroll […]

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Georgian Bluffs says no to wind turbines

Tracey Richardson — Sun Times — April 18, 2013 GEORGIAN BLUFFS – Georgian Bluffs is just saying no when it comes to wind turbines. Wednesday night, council passed a motion saying it would not be a willing host to wind turbines. “The premier has said we should not be forcing these things on municipalities that don’t want […]

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David Suzuki: Health effects from wind power unfounded

David Suzuki — Straight.com — April 16, 2013 OPPOSITION TO WINDMILLS often centres on health effects, but what is it about wind power that causes people to feel ill? According to recent research, it may not be the infrasound from wind-energy installations but, oddly enough, the warnings from opponents. For a study published in the American Psychological Association’sHealth […]

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An Ill Wind that Blows No Good

Editorial — Wingham Advance-Times — April 3, 2013 The debate over the wind turbine issue in Ontario continues. If anything, it has become more intense as time goes on. When municipalities found themselves out of the decision making process on wind turbine development, their first response was to protest. Most of the complaints fell on […]

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No More Subsidies for Wind — Some straight talk from an industry insider

Thanks to Inudstrial Wind Action Group  (and michigangirl) for this find. Click here to watch video

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Scotland — Tories insist no wind turbines within 2 km of homes

Scott MacNab — The Scotsman — January 28, 2013 ALL wind farms would be built at least two kilometres (one-and-a-quarter miles) away from housing in Scotland under plans to be unveiled by the Conservatives today. The party warns that turbine numbers in Scotland will rise to more than 5,000 as the SNP moves ahead with […]

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Pilots put on notice in Chatham-Kent — IWT’s have no lights on them for night safety near airports

Bob Boughner — Chatham Daily News — December 12, 2012 CHARING CROSS  – A potentially-dangerous situation at the Chatham-Kent Municipal Airport is being corrected, according to airport manager Marion Smith. Smith told The Daily News Wednesday she has been able to issue a ”notice to airmen” that the red flashing lights on top of an […]

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South Bruce Peninsula council says no to wind farms

Scott Dunn– Owen Sound Sun Times — September 18, 2012 Citizens opposed to industrial wind turbines on the Bruce Peninsula urged South Bruce Peninsula council on Tuesday to pass a resolution opposing them in that municipality, as nearly 90 Ontario municipalities have done to one degree or another in theirs. Council obliged and agreed to […]

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