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No lack of energy in desire to keep turbines out of Prince Edward County

No lack of energy in desire to keep turbines out of Prince Edward County

A standing-room-only crowd that filled the Milford Town Hall Tuesday night heard no stone will be left unturned in effort to stop industrial turbines from affecting South Marysburgh. Delays in paperwork, approvals, permits and threats of legal action loom as the municipality, its legal team and citizen groups seek ways to navigate the Ontario government’s […]

Municipalities calling for moratorium on new turbines, solar

Municipalities calling for moratorium on new turbines, solar

In the run up to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario 2016 Conference this week in Windsor, mayors and municipal councillors from across Ontario, together with representatives from the Independent Electrical Systems Operator (IESO), attended a symposium on wind turbine development in the province. They are calling on the Ontario Liberal government for a moratorium […]

Turtles topple turbines as ERT revokes project approval

Turtles topple turbines as ERT revokes project approval

The County’s Blandings turtles, and nature in general, are victorious in the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists’ more than six-year battle to protect the south shore of Prince Edward County. The Environmental Review Tribunal in the Ostrander Point industrial wind turbine hearing has decided “remedies proposed by Gilead Power Corporation and the Director (MOEE) are […]

APPEC 'cautiously elated' tribunal decision finds turbines will harm bats and turtles

APPEC ‘cautiously elated’ tribunal decision finds turbines will harm bats and turtles

An appeal of wpd’s White Pines Industrial wind turbine project has been upheld in part and supporters are “cautiously elated”. Orville Walsh, president of the Alliance to Protect Prince Edward County, (APPEC), said in an email to supporters, that in the decision, issued late Friday afternoon, the tribunal found the project will cause serious and […]

Blandings Turtles vs turbines court drama continues

Blandings Turtles vs turbines court drama continues

UPDATE Jan 19 – The ERT hearing scheduled Wednesday in Wellington has been cancelled. Late last Friday APPEC’s legal counsel received the reply submissions from the Approval Holder and the Director on the White Pines appeal. On the same date, APPEC’s counsel also received the written decisions of the Tribunal on previous motions raised during the […]

CCSAGE NG seeks judicial review of REA for turbines

CCSAGE NG seeks judicial review of REA for turbines

A Prince Edward County organization is seeking a judicial review of the Renewable Energy Approvl for turbines in South Marysburgh and Athol. “It asks for the REA to be set aside as unauthorized, invalid and infringing on the rights of rural Ontario communities and on the provisions of national and international agreements and treaties,” said […]

Candidates talk turbines, Green Energy and health care

Candidates talk turbines, Green Energy and health care

With advance voting days open this weekend, candidates are in the final stretch to the Monday, Oct. 19 federal election. Industrial wind turbines in the County, the Green Energy Act and the high cost of prescription medicines were the topics of choice for Picton and Wellington Rotarians hosting a Bay of Quinte all-candidates’ meeting Wednesday. Jodie […]

Rally says industrial wind turbines Too Big, Too Close, Too Many

Rally says industrial wind turbines Too Big, Too Close, Too Many

Residents and friends who believe Prince Edward County is the wrong location for industrial wind turbines vowed to continue their fight to protect the south shore and its inhabitants. A couple hundred participants at the ‘Too Big, Too Close, Too Many Rally’ joined hands Sunday and circled Mt. Tabor in a show of solidarity in disapproval […]

Turtles vs Turbines ERT - more time may be needed

Turtles vs Turbines ERT – more time may be needed

The first day of a three-day Environmental Review Tribunal to consider plans to mitigate destruction of habitat and loss of Blandings turtles heard more time will likely be necessary. The Prince Edward County Field Naturalists (PECFN) is again facing industrial wind turbine developer Gilead Power Corporation continuing its case for nine industrial wind turbines at […]

Despite 'lack of concern' mayor sends Premier second plea for moratorium on turbines

Despite ‘lack of concern’ mayor sends Premier second plea for moratorium on turbines

August 5, 2015 Sent by Fax and Email Honourable Kathleen Wynne Premier of Ontario Room 281, Main Legislative Building Queen’s Park Toronto, Ontario M7A 1A1 -and- Honourable Glen Murray Minister of the Environment and Climate Change 11th Floor, Ferguson Block 77 Wellesley Street West Toronto, Ontario M7A 2T5 Premier Wynne and Minister Murray, It is […]

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