Councillor says Health Canada study on wind turbine noise is a significant victory
Coun. Stauble said Health Canada came close at one point to adopting Ontario's wind turbine guidelines, and is glad that didn't happen. ..."I think the Province (Ontario) has treated the whole wind industry issue with a 'gold rush' mentality. I hope the federal government imposes a moratorium on them...and, if you have health concerns about something, that's a reason to stall giving the green light."
July 18, 2012
by Mary Riley
in My Kawartha
Health Canada seeks public input as it designs a research study on the noise effects of wind turbines
(KAWARTHA LAKES) Heather Stauble said even 40-degree Celsius temperatures on Tuesday wouldn't tempt her to put a wind turbine on her property.
"Absolutely not. I'm sitting here in front of a fan," she laughed.
And, the City of Kawartha Lakes councillor, who represents Ward 16, says there's something else to smile about, now that Health Canada has announced it will do a study on the noise effects of wind turbines.
"It's really significant for us," she said. "It's not easy to get Health Canada to... [continue via Web link]