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Ostrander Point comments due Thursday

If you’re planning to comment on the Ostrander Point industrial wind turbines, this Thursday (June 9th) is the final day for your voice to be heard on two crucial points: 1. That Gilead Power has, as part of the proposed Ostrander Point development, been granted a permit to “kill, harass and harm” two endangered species, […]

Live Skype follows ‘Windfall’ documentary screenings

“Windfall,” a new documentary that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last September and that has been gaining accolades across North America, comes to the Regent Theatre in Picton. Three screenings have been programmed, Monday, May 30 at 3:30, 5:45 and 8:00 pm. The film runs 83 minutes, and each screening will be followed […]

Hanna will appeal

Hanna will appeal

By Wind Concerns Ontario Lawyers for Prince Edward County resident Ian Hanna said they will seek leave to appeal the recent Divisional Court decision in Mr. Hanna’s application for judicial review of provisions introduced by the Green Energy Act. Ian Hanna is the person behind one of Ontario’s most important legal challenges to the Canadian […]

New council far from consensus on wind turbines

At the January 27 Committee of the Whole meeting, Councillor Lunn proposed support for a resolution by the Municipality of North Perth calling for a moratorium on industrial wind turbines, pending: ·         Completion of studies on health, the environment and property values, and ·         Return of powers to municipalities to establish setbacks specific to their […]

Council, Gilead, Nature Canada comments re: Wind Energy Park

Council, Gilead, Nature Canada comments re: Wind Energy Park

Prince Edward County Council has submitted comments through the Green Energy Act’s Municipal Consultation Process for the Ostrander Point Wind Energy Park proposal. Municipalities no longer have approval authority over renewable energy projects. The Municipal Consultation Process is the opportunity for municipal input on infrastructure and service impacts. The submission dated Oct. 12, 2010 to […]

Symposium delivers facts on wind energy

The First International Symposium on the Global Wind Industry and Adverse Health Effects, held this past weekend in Picton, brought together American, British and Canadian acousticians, physicists, physicians, and medical researchers. The audience came from across Ontario and the United States and from as far as Australia. Our understanding of how wind turbines can affect […]

Status of Ian Hanna wind energy legal case

November will be a busy month for County residents interested in wind energy development.  On Nov. 17, Gilead Power will be hosting its last public meeting on the Ostrander Point project before seeking a Renewable Energy Approval from the Ontario Ministry of Environment.  WPD Canada, which has optioned a vast amount of land in North […]

Wind turbine bylaw misleading

Regarding the Municipality of Arran-Elderslie’s request for support of its By-law No. 14-10 regarding wind turbines. I certainly appreciate the concerns of those who are bringing this motion forward, particularly the residents of Arran-Elderslie. I believe, however, that municipal by-laws that are written with little or no consideration for viability are a disservice to constituents […]

Wind Turbine Proponents Interested Only in $$$

Wind Turbine Proponents Interested Only in $$$

A consultant’s report estimates that 1,270 bats and 602 birds were killed by Wolfe Island’s 86 turbines from July 1 to Dec. 31 of last year, the project’s first months of operation. In an area that sees only a fraction of the bird migration that the South Shore Important Bird Area does in Prince Edward […]

Wind turbines 'too big, too many, too close'

Wind turbines ‘too big, too many, too close’

More than 150 people packed the North Marysburgh Community Centre Saturday morning to learn about proposed industrial wind turbine projects, their effects on health, and on property values. Keynote speaker Orville Walsh, chairman of the County Coalition for Safe, Appropriate Green Energy (CSAGE), discussed proposed locations of the wind projects in North Marysburgh, and around […]

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