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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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Protesters want turbine in Port Elgin shut down

Denis Langlois — Sun Times (Owen Sound) — Sept. 2, 2013 There weren’t enough wind turbine protesters Monday to set a new Guinness World Record, but event organizer Greg Schmalz said that wasn’t really the point anyway. “The intent was to bring publicity to the issue,” he said in an interview as the event was […]

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Premier Kathleen Wynne greeted by anti-wind protesters in Clinton

Chip Martin — London Free Press — March 26, 2013 CLINTON – Ontario’s agriculture minister and premier was greeted by more than 80 anti-wind protesters when she came to Clinton to tell the Huron chamber of commerce she is looking for suggestions from rural Ontario. “Hey, hey Liberals. You’re fired, you’re fired,” protesters greeted Kathleen Wynne with […]

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UK –Wind farm protesters backed by planning minister Nick Boles

Christopher Hope — The Telegraph — January 3, 2013 Nick Boles told John Hayes, a fellow Conservative, that “local people have genuine concerns” and “wind farms are not appropriate in all settings”. The Daily Telegraph has been told that Mr Boles warned Mr Hayes in the letter that people “bitterly resented” having onshore wind farm […]

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Wind turbine protesters in Ingersoll today to greet the Liberal leader wannabes


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UK — Energy firm Vattenfall condemns wind farm protesters

An energy firm has claimed that wind farm developments are being unfairly blocked by “tiny” groups of protesters. Vattenfall also said the Scottish planning system was the biggest potential risk to investment in onshore wind projects. The company made its claims in a report to Holyrood’s economy, energy and tourism committee. The Scottish government said […]

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