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North Bay Community Opposition to Wind Project Made Loud and Clear

Rob Learn — North Bay Nipissing News — March 12, 2015 MATTAWA – It was a message loud enough and clear enough that the proponent of a controversial wind energy project couldn’t ignore or deny on Friday night at a community meeting in Mattawa. François Morin, senior development manager with Innergex, said the company needs […]

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North America Slow to Reverse Renewables Projects, But it’s Turn will Soon Come

(Tip o’ the hat to M.Taylor) Lawrence Solomon — Financial Post — April 4, 2014 Only those in fantasyland should expect a contract to be sacrosanct when one party to the transaction makes the law Europe taught us to spare no expense in supporting wind and solar projects, the better to help the planet survive. […]

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Manitoulin: Tax losses from wind turbine project already starting to add up

Letter to the Manitoulin Expositor — August 21, 2013 NEMI has turned its back on a great potential tax base and a lifeline for the community: retiring Baby Boomers. We retired and moved to the Strawberry Channel in December 2011. Almost a year later, we found that 24 Northland Power Wind Turbines (the largest in […]

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Britain — £250,000 wasted on failed wind farm project on Pitcairn Island

Hayley Dixon — The Telegraph — April 8, 2013 The £1.7million scheme on the Pitcairn Islands’ was aborted after Australian contractors took the money but failed to build any turbines. By the time it was cancelled the plans for the tiny island, made famous by the Mutiny on the Bounty, had already slipped three years […]

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MPP asks Premier to put an end win energy project | CTV Kitchener News

Click here to watch video:   MPP asks Premier to put an end win energy project | CTV Kitchener News. It’s a green energy proposal that has torn apart Perth County communities. Invenergy Canada has a contract to build up to 27 wind turbines in North Perth and Perth East. Now a Perth-Wellington’s MPP is asking […]

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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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City of Kawartha Lakes council sends strong message against wind turbine project

Mary Riley — MyKawartha.com — February 5, 2013 Council to send strong message against wind turbine project Several members of Manvers Wind Concerns show up at City Hall to oppose wind turbine project (KAWARTHA LAKES) They were on their feet applauding when it was over. City of Kawartha Lakes council voted 15-2 in support of […]

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German Federal Environment Agency launches a new research project investigating the effects of infrasound from IWT’s

André Leslie — Deutsche Welle — February 4, 2013 Turbines line the highway in Essen. Wind parks are being built all over Germany, as the country phases out nuclear power and increases its investment in renewables. Local resident Ruth is out walking with her dog in the field beside the turbines. She tells DW that she […]

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Manvers residents continue to wait for answers on wind turbine projects

Catherine Whitnall — My Kawartha.com — January 14, 2013 Residents continue to question aspects of Snowy Ridge and Settlers Landing projects during public meetings in Bethany and Pontypool More than three years after Manvers residents first learned their hillsides could house three wind turbine projects, opponents are still waiting for answers to their concerns. Area […]

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California wind project abandoned. Company rep says no wind, but was it really a victory for opponents?

Chris Clarke — ReWire — January 11, 2013 A controversial proposal to locate as many as forty 420-foot-tall wind turbines near a wildland preserve in the Morongo Basin appears to be a non-starter. Portland-based wind developerElement Power has informed the Bureau of Land Management that it doesn’t plan to install turbines atop Black Lava Butte and […]

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Public meetings scheduled for wind turbine projects in the Pontypool and Bethany areas

Wind turbine public meetings set Wind farm project meetings – Snowy Ridge Project — Thursday, Jan. 10 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Rolling Hills Public School at Highway 7A and Highway 35 – Snowy Ridge Project — Friday, Jan. 11 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Pontypool Community Centre at 254 John Street in […]

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Armow Wind Project Debated at Kincardine Council

From Wind Concerns Ontario — November 22, 2012 “Councils are starting to see that the fox-in-charge-of-the-chicken-house approach of the Ontario government with regard to wind power project proposals from developers might not be the best thing for their communities!!” — Jane Wilson — WCO Representatives of the Armow Wind Concerns Group reported to Kincardine Municipal […]

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ON –Wind turbine application made official, West Lincoln gets 90-day review and comment period

Amanda Moore — Niagara This Week — November 16, 2012 The township of West Lincoln have a minimum of 90 days to review and comment on the 230 megawatt industrial wind turbine project proposed by Niagara Region Wind Corp. Planning director Brian Treble informed council Monday that he had received the renewable energy application submitted […]

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(ON) K2 Wind project information meeting

From Central Bruce Wind Action Most of you are aware of the lawsuit involving the Drennans and the news conference recently reported in the media.  I am informed that a video of the Falconer news conference will be shown.  Any news releases issued so far pale when viewing the video of the news conference featuring […]

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