by John Divinski, Bayshore Broadcasting 22 May 2012
It’s become apparent Kincardine councillors are becoming a little fed up with the lack of communication from government officials on wind turbine questions.
Council has agreed to go beyond the provincial government and talk to the federal government plus get legal opinions on some points they want brought up.
Deputy Mayor Anne Eadie started the discussion saying she fears turbine developers are not respecting Kincardine’s plan for future growth.
Eadie says she’s not picking on any specific developer but all of them who, under the Green Energy Act, don’t have to abide by the town’s buffer zone policy.
That policy calls for setbacks of the turbines be 3000 meters in urban areas and 2750 meters in rural hamlets and 800 meters in farm areas. read article