Questions swirl over Ontario offshore wind power generation projects

Vic Fedeli

by Kelly Lapointe, Daily Commercial News
Recent news reports about the Windstream Wolfe Island Shoals offshore wind project in Lake Ontario have spurred concerns from the province’s Progressive Conservative energy critic. In February 2011, the province announced a moratorium on offshore wind projects to wait for scientific research to be conducted. Potential issues include how noise behaves over water and ice, foundation designs, water quality impacts and impacts to shoreline ecosystems and wildlife. Read article

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