Monthly Archives: January 2012

Local farmer’s presentation to OFA contributes to policy statement

OFA calls for suspension of FIT contracts The Mitchell Advocate http://www.mitchelladvocate.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3454088 By Susan Hundertmark A recent presentation to the Ontario Federation of Agriculture board by two HEAT (Huron East Against Turbines) members contributed towards a recent OFA position statement calling … Continue reading

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Turbine development will be remembered as major boondoggle

The Stratford Beacon Herald http://www.stratfordbeaconherald.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3447507 Why is it our government “can’t seem to see the forest for the trees.” The rural people of Ontario were asking for a moratorium on wind turbines regarding issues such as health issues, increased setbacks, … Continue reading

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Life in a Wisconsin Wind Project

http://lifeinawisconsinwindproject.tumblr.com/ A family in Wisconsin has created a blog about their daily experiences living in a windfarm. The company is Invenergy.

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Farm group calls for turbine halt

The Stratford Beacon Herald http://www.stratfordbeaconherald.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3443721 By JOHN MINER, QMI Agency In a major blow to the McGuinty government’s controversial green energy plan, the largest farm lobby group in the province has pulled the plug on its support for wind turbines. … Continue reading

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OFA calls on government to suspend wind turbine development in Ontario (2012)

http://www.ofa.on.ca/media/news/OFA-calls-government-suspend-wind-turbine-development-in-Ontario

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WIND COMPANY AND FARM OWNER SUED OVER PROPOSED PROJECT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2012 Toronto, Ontario WIND COMPANY AND FARM OWNER SUED OVER PROPOSED PROJECT Wind developer WPD Canada and a farm that signed a lease to host wind turbines are now both being sued. The claim seeks … Continue reading

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Online – Blown Apart – Windfarm Wars

For those that missed the TVO airing of Blown Apart – Windfarm Wars it can still be accessed through TVO online using the following link.  (note that the fourth episode is under the 2010 link) http://ww3.tvo.org/program/165864/blown-apart-windfarm-wars/#2009 For your information the … Continue reading

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Wind energy issue will not blow over

Listowel Banner Editorial  http://www.northperth.com/editorial/article/103376 January 11, 2012 The Listowel Banner has been carrying weekly editorial coverage recently on the local wind energy debate in the forms of interviews, photos, questions and answers and letters to the editor. Wind turbines are … Continue reading

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New Literature Study

Important New Study by Frey and Hadden: The Impact of Wind Turbine Noise on Health Frey_Hadden_WT_noise_health_01Jan2012  

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MOE not providing full disclosure on potential health effects of Wind Turbines

Wind Concerns Ontario sought a legal opinion on the recent release of a report commissioned by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and the accompanying media release, sent out by the government December 2011. Read Eric Gillespie (lawyer) to the … Continue reading

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