Articles filed under Impact on Landscape from British Columbia

Montney residents oppose wind farm proposal

About 130 people crammed into Montney Recreational Hall this week to voice their concerns. Montney resident Delbert Benterud organized the emotionally-charged public meeting as a platform for neighbours to come together and express opinions on the project, which were by and large voices of opposition. “We’re going to see these things all over the whole valley,” said Lorna Wollen, who lives in the property next to the proposed turbines.
27 Nov 2015

Wind-farm sites need close look

Between 100 and 150 of these machines will be installed, likely on ridge tops where the wind is strongest. That would be a serious imposition on some of the loveliest scenery in our province. ...No one knows how to deal with the unsightly aspect of wind farms. Visual pollution can’t be measured in parts per million. There is no easy way to calculate ugliness.
13 Oct 2013
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