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UK: Thousands Register to Protest the Navitus Bay Wind Facility

Steven Smith — Dorset Echo — July 3, 2014 THOUSANDS of people have registered to have their say over the wind farm planned for the Dorset coast. It is thought to be a record figure for such a scheme, as controversy continues to rage over the proposed Navitus Bay development, which could see as many […]

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Dublin: 4,000 protest against Government wind energy policy

First reports out of Ireland are saying that up to 5,000 protestors marched in the streets of Dublin to protest the government’s wind and energy policies.  Well done Ireland!!!  We were with you in spirit! — DQ 4,000 protest against Government wind & energy policy The march, which is began at the Garden of Remembrance, […]

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Pictures from todays Queens Park protest

Mr. Quixote reports that there were roughly 150 to 200 people in attendance at the protest rally in Toronto today.  Tim Hudak spoke to the crowd.  Lisa MacLeod and Lisa Thompson were also in attendance.

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Ireland: 200 homes put up “For Sale” signs to protest proposed wind facility

Claire O’Sullivan — Irish Examiner — January 1, 2014 Up to 200 houses in North Kerry are brandishing placards announcing they will be put up for sale if a planned windfarm with 156-metre turbines is given the green light. Enerco Energy’s Stacks Mountain Windfarm Ltd haven’t yet submitted their planning application to Kerry County Council […]

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Several hundred protesters attend rally outside Chiarelli’s office on Saturday

Patrick Smith — Ottawa Citizen — December 7, 2013 OTTAWA — Several hundred protesters braved the chill Saturday to put some heat on Ontario Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli and his proposed provincial energy plan. The plan, introduced on Dec. 2, aims to promote energy conservation but comes at a steep price. The plan says the […]

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50,000 people Protest in Poland against the UN’s climate change agenda

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Pictures from todays Hwy. 402 anti-turbine protest

 

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More than 200 vehicles take to Hwy. 402 for mass rally against wind turbines

Chip Martin — London Free Press — October 19, 2013 STRATHROY – Fired up and feisty, farmers angered at Ontario’s growing crop of wind turbines shut down a third of a major Southwestern Ontario trade artery Saturday. With about 150 vehicles including pickups, massive tractors and other farm machinery – including a manure wagon – the massive […]

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Wind turbine protest to block major Ontario highway

OPP warns tickets are possible if protest is deemed a safety risk on Highway 402 CBC News — October 17, 2013 Opponents of rural wind farms in Ontario plan to block traffic on major provincial highway Saturday. Organizers are urging protesters to slow traffic to a crawl on Highway 402, east of Sarnia. They want […]

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Pictures from todays turbine protest in Port Elgin, Ontario

Photos courtesy of S.T.O.P the CAW Wind Turbine 291 people lined up today to form the word HELP on the beach in Port Elgin, Ontario. Even though the wind coming off the lake was cold and very strong at times,  anti-wind turbine soldiers of all ages braved the November-like conditions and stood united. A heartfelt […]

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Rural Mexican Communities Protest Wind Farms

Independent European Daily Express — June 18, 2013 MEXICO CITY, Jun 18 (IPS) – “We can’t sow our fields, which they have rented for next to nothing. What good do we get out of it?” Guadalupe Ramírez complained about wind farms operating in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. Ramírez said, “the governments play favourites […]

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Taiwan residents enter 11th day of hunger strike to protest wind turbines being built near their homes

Loa lok-sin — Taipei Times — April 17, 2013 Officials ignored the protest, while the builder contested a claim that some countries mandate keeping a distance between wind turbines and homes Residents from Miaoli County’s Yuanli Township (苑裡), on the 11th day of a hunger strike, rallied yesterday outside the Executive Yuan, protesting against a […]

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CAW reacts to turbine complaints — says it doesn’t engage protest groups. How IRONIC!

The Dock — April 14, 2013 The CAW says it is aware of and is handling the health related complaints pouring in from neighbours of the wind turbine on its property in Port Elgin. As we told you yesterday… the protest group STOP has collected more than a dozen formal complaints …everything from nose bleeds […]

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Pictures from today’s FIT protest in Toronto

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Natives protesting at wind turbine sites

Simcoe Reformer — January 17, 2013 HALDIMAND – Natives are protesting at wind turbine project sites in Haldimand County. “It’s a rotating protest that is going from one site to the next. So far, they’ve been to five or six sites,” Haldimand OPP Const. Mark Foster told the Simcoe Reformer on Thursday afternoon. Protests are being held […]

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