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'Off on the very wrong foot': Threat of legal action over wind turbines irks some residents

Some residents of Eastern Kings stood up to defend their municipal council at a public meeting Wednesday where there was talk of legal action against the municipality as it weighs the merits of a wind turbine proposal. "I certainly think we've got off on the very wrong foot to have a legal challenge at a public meeting," said local farmer Boyd Rose, speaking at the podium at Eastern Kings Community Centre, in front of about 60 people.
22 Aug 2019

Those who move away not part of turbine study

Dr. Hazel Lynn says an important segment of the population has been left out of a Health Canada study into the impact of industrial wind turbines on peoples' health. The Health Canada study, released Thursday, found no link between wind turbine noise and negative health effects in people. But Lynn, the medical officer of health for Grey-Bruce who has done a review of such studies, said some of the best survey findings are from the people who have moved away because they simply couldn't live near turbines.
7 Nov 2014

Health Canada Publishes Findings From Wind Turbine Noise and Health Study

No evidence was found to support a link between exposure to wind turbine noise and any of the self-reported or measured health endpoints examined. However, the study did demonstrate a relationship between increasing levels of wind turbine noise and annoyance towards several features (including noise, vibration, shadow flicker, and the aircraft warning lights on top of the turbines) associated with wind turbines.
6 Nov 2014

Where eagles fly

From the information in the Species at Risk report and on the MNR website, it appears that most, if not all, of the eastern North American population of golden eagles will pass through a killing zone of wind turbines, if these are permitted to be constructed on the south shore of PEC.
4 Jul 2014

Noise bylaw could stifle windmills

While bylaws cannot be created to completely block out provincial initiatives everywhere in a municipality, Howard said a court ruling regarding a wind development in Wainfeet, Ontario, suggests municipalities have the right to enact bylaws which protect the health and safety of residents.
16 Feb 2014

Might v. right

For decades, despite lavish subsidies raining upon the fledgling industry, corporate investment largely stayed away from the wind energy business. It was only when the Green Energy Act was passed, lowering/eliminating environmental protections, did investors see a clear pathway to profit. The game was rigged. All developers had to do was step up, do some paper work and wait for the money to roll in. The decision to revoke Gilead’s Renewable Energy Approval (REA) sent shock waves through the entire wind industry.
17 Jan 2014

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