Opponents rail against wind farms in Valley
Dr. Carl Phillips, an American epidemiologist invited by local citizens, presented evidence regarding the health effects of wind turbines. Those effects include sleep and mood disorders, headaches and increased stress, Phillips said. ...It would be "unconscionable" to allow wind farms less than 1,600 metres from homes, Phillips said.
June 21, 2012
by Gordon Delaney
in Herald News
KENTVILLE - Opponents of large-scale wind farm development in Kings County delivered a strong message to local politicians Wednesday night.
About 200 people crammed into the Kings County council chambers in Kentville to express their views at a public hearing as council continues to struggle with the controversial issue.
The social and economic costs of such projects, and their risks, appear to outweigh the benefits, said Andrew Steeves, who lives in Black River Lake and owns Gaspereau Press.
"What we have seen, so far, is the democratic process working," Steeves said about council's willingness... [continue via Web link]