by Marianne Kidd, The Sachem
Who am I? I am a NIMBY, also known as “non-participating receptor,” also a mother of two very small children, ages two and three months. I currently live in Lowbanks on the beautiful shores of Lake Erie. My husband and I moved out here September 2012. Our real estate agent did not disclose to us that there would be an Industrial Wind Turbine (IWT) project occurring in our “backyard.”
We are at risk to lose everything we have worked so hard for, including our health, our children’s health, our dream home, employment (due to working in finance and the possibility of having to claim bankruptcy if we must walk away from our devalued mortgage) and our dreams of retiring in our beautiful home.
The Liberals are lying to the Ontario public by saying that we have the furthest setbacks in North America with regards to proximity and noise. There are further setbacks in Nova Scotia, Quebec and even Saskatchewan- 32 places across North America and even Europe! Read article