by Christina Blizzard, Toronto Sun
…Speaking of windbags brings us to another hot issue that pits rural against urban.
Ironically, it was Murray’s predecessor in his Toronto-Centre riding — one George Smitherman — who’s largely responsible for the massive crop of wind turbines that’s sprouted in farmer’s fields in rural Ontario. They’re ugly, overpowering and some rural critics fear they’ve been foisted on them against their will and will hurt their health.
Meanwhile, the government slapped a moratorium on off-shore turbines. And where was the largest planned project? Why, just off Scarborough Bluffs — inconveniently close to all those Liberal-held ridings. The Tories have a name for such announcements. They call them “seat-saver plans.” Read article here