Kelly McShane, Cottage Country Now
POWASSAN – Tears and outrage poured from the crowd as they listened to wind turbine testimonials last Thursday night.
“I thought I was coming here to hear about the health effects of wind turbines, but knowing my husband could lose his job really hits home,” said Gloria Nelson, her eyes filled with tears after hearing of the plight of industrial companies suffering the consequences of the Green Energy Act.
Nelson’s husband works at Fabrene in North Bay. One of the companies hit hard by the ripple effect caused by Ontario’s wind and solar energy industry – an industry that is attempting to set up shop in Powassan.
On June 28, STOMP – Stop Turbines On Maplehill Powassan – held its second town hall meeting, attended by more than 100 area residents, in opposition of wind turbines proposed to be erected by Anemos Energy of Hamilton. Read article