Wind farm has impact on Orangeville residents
We, the people who love Orangeville do not choose to have our homes and recreational areas turned into an industrial zone for any amount of money! We do not choose to suffer from effects of high unbearable amounts of noise and turn our quiet countryside into an unsuitable place to raise our families as a result of now, introducing an industrial park that will intrude into our midst. ...It would seem that no stone should be left unturned in comprehensively examining the likely adverse impacts of large-scale wind facilities.
Industrial-scale projects must be safely sited.
June 2, 2009
by Cathi Orr
in The Daily News
Orangeville is my home. We love Orangeville and bought property here because of the quiet rural countryside and abundance of wildlife and recreational opportunities. I am concerned about the negative environmental impacts on the beautiful scenic vistas, wildlife, and the clear-cutting of trees to put high-voltage transmission lines through to connect the turbines.
However, as important as that is to me, I am even more concerned about the potential negative health impacts on myself and my family and my animals. Also on our property values and loss of marketability of property because an industrial wind turbine facility is now being... [continue via Web link]