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Turbines moved back

Enbridge Ontario has agreed to increase property line setbacks for its wind turbine proposal in Kincardine and Saugeen Shores. Wind turbines will now have a setback distance of 121 meters from "non-participating" land owners' property lines. That's up from the original 50 meters.

Director of Ontario Enbridge Wind Project Scott Dodd says this means they are going to have to go back and start the planning from scratch.

Dodd also notes this means they are taking an 8 million dollar hit.

However, he adds they are using an "envelope approach" that should save them time and money.

Kincardine Councillor Ron Hewitt says setbacks were everyone's biggest concern about the wind farm.

Hewitt says 50 meters simply wasn't enough buffer space between turbines and non-participants.

He feels they have reached a reasonable compromise with Enbridge.

The multi million dollar proposal from Enbridge is to build 121 wind turbines in Kincardine and Saugeen Shores.

Director of Ontario Enbridge Wind Project Scott Dodd says this means they are going to have to go back and start the planning from scratch.
 
Dodd also notes this means they are taking an 8 million dollar hit.

However, he adds they are using an "envelope approach" that should save them time and money.

Kincardine Councillor Ron Hewitt says setbacks were everyone's biggest concern about the wind farm.

Hewitt says 50 meters simply wasn't enough buffer space between turbines and non-participants.

He feels they have reached a reasonable compromise with Enbridge.

The multi million dollar proposal from Enbridge is to build 121 wind turbines in Kincardine and Saugeen Shores.


Source: http://www.radioowensound.c...

AUG 10 2006
https://www.windaction.org/posts/3891-turbines-moved-back
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