Letter to Premier Rodney MacDonald
I would ask the Nova Scotia Government to take a serious, long, hard look at this whole industry and take some leadership by declaring the minimum standards by which wind energy projects must abide. A responsible, intelligent set of standards could set the way for the rest of the country! Use the experience of those who have had turbines for decades and learn from their mistakes.
Blindly surging ahead into wind energy without considering health and safety factors and reasonable enjoyment of a resident's property is not looking after your constituents - the people of Nova Scotia.
July 15, 2007
in Pugwash Windfarm
Dear Mr MacDonald,
As I am sure you are aware there is growing concern and opposition over the issue of a proposed wind energy project in the Pugwash/Gulf Shore area.
As I am sure you noticed while you were here for the Pugwash Peace Exchange last weekend, this is a beautiful and peaceful area. Indeed, Cyrus Eaton invited the original conference attendees here 50 years ago just because of the peace and quiet Pugwash has to offer.
This is quite blatantly the wrong location for such a project and I am afraid that the longer the prospect of this project remains, the louder... [continue via Web link]