The Sierra Club now finds it necessary to target our rural communities and lobby our local government officials. We might suggest sending a copy of this letter to your local Council to make them aware of the Sierra’s true motives and lack of genuine concern for rural land and homes.
To Whom it May Concern:
It is our understanding that, as in many other regions of Ontario, your council has encountered discussion regarding wind turbine development. In some areas this debate has included calls for a moratorium on wind turbine development in Ontario, until such time as there is sufficient scientific evidence on the potential health impacts.
Sierra Club Canada requests the opportunity to attend the next council meeting and present the results of our exhaustive review of the medical studies from Ontario and around the world. The review was conducted to determine the validity of public concerns over the potential health impacts.
Sierra Club Canada has a long history of assisting communities adversely impacted by industrial development. Our participation has always been based on the best available scientific information.
Our members expect us to put public health and environmental protection in forefront.
Given the controversy surrounding wind turbines in Ontario, the significant role renewable energy can play in revitalizing Ontario’s economy and the emotionally charged accusatory tone of the present public discourse; Sierra Club Canada believes it is important the debate be based on objective scientific observation.
A copy of our report is available at http://www.sierraclub.ca/en/climate-change/real-truth-about-wind-energy
We look forward to meeting with council at its earliest convenience.
Sierra Club Canada
412-1 Nicholas Street, Ottawa ON KIN 7B7
Tel: (613) 241 -461 1 Fax: (613) 241 -2292 email: firstname.lastname@example.org web: www.sierraclub.ca