Awaiting an alternative plan

EMC Perth Editorial
Excerpt:    These slow economic times may be a blessing in disguise as rural Ontario takes a breath to think over the wind turbine issue.  In a recent note of caution from the OFA the province is asked to pay special attention to the developing tensions between rural residents and community neighbours regarding this alternative energy source.

The OFA wants issues such as health, pricing, the efficiency of wind power, setback issues and the loss of municipal input about industrial wind turbine projects to be placed on the table for discussion. The province is not about to run out of power in the foreseeable future but the OFA’s request for resolution or at least a very loud argument about wind power may be just what the area needs to set the stage for what comes next.  It is time to make a plan.  Read article

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