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Category Archives: Land Values
The Saachem A recent Superior Court decision in late April has possibly given homeowners an edge in fighting Industrial Wind Turbines in their area. That’s at least what lawyer Eric Gillespie and some Haldimand County residents believe. Gillespie represented the … Continue reading
Heather Wright, Sarnia Lambton Independent A local insurance broker says a recent decision to allow neighbours of wind farms to sue for lost property value may make it harder for farms with wind turbines to get liability insurance. Greg Cameron … Continue reading
Wiggins v. WPD Canada decision By Elliot Ferguson, Kingston Whig-Standard KINGSTON - Gail Kenney welcomed a court ruling last week that supports landowners’ right to seek compensation if their property values are lowered by wind turbines. But she admitted the ruling will … Continue reading
Goldhawk Fights Back Interview: Lawyer Eric Gillespie says an Ontario court decision has established, for the first time, that wind farms can reduce property values by as much as 50 percent.
By Bob Boughner, Chatham Daily News A Toronto lawyer representing clients in areas where wind turbine projects have been approved is elated by this week’s court decision. A ruling by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has specifically recognized that … Continue reading
Paul Morden, Sarnia Observer Wind turbine opponents in Lambton County are celebrating a silver lining they see in a court ruling that dismissed a claim against a wind project near Collingwood. The Ontario Superior Court of Justice this week dismissed … Continue reading
Electrical Business In a decision released late yesterday, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has determined that while residents of Clearview Township cannot bring claims for a proposed industrial wind project at this time, the ruling is “without prejudice to … Continue reading
The Bay Observer Driving through Haldimand County south of Highway 3, the farmland is flat and the smokestacks of the Nanticoke generation station can been seen from miles away. But now, as one approaches the shores of Lake Erie, new … Continue reading
John Spears, Toronto Star An Ontario court says that landowners near a proposed wind farm have suffered diminished property values. A lawyer for the landowners says the decision will clear the way for more actions against both wind developers and … Continue reading
Cunningham & Gillespie LLP, Canada Newswire Court Accepts 22% to 50% Loss of Property Values is Occurring Today; Court and Wind Company also Acknowledge Health and Noise Issues in Context of Motion TORONTO, April 23, 2013 /CNW/ – In a … Continue reading
By Monte Sonnenberg, Simcoe Reformer NORFOLK - An estimated 14,000 giant turbines stand abandoned at former wind installations in the United States. For a variety of reasons, the companies that put them up are not in a position to dismantle them. Some … Continue reading
Northumberland News NORTHUMBERLAND – Residents throughout Northumberland County should be worried about industrial wind turbines being built in their area, say opponents of the Clean Breeze Wind Park proposed for Alnwick-Haldimand Township. “These are two projects in one township but … Continue reading
By Bob Boughner, Chatham Daily News [Excerpt] “I know how many good people there are in our rural farm communities and I believe farmers do care about their neighbours,” she said. ‘We can do better together.” Thompson said she considered … Continue reading
CKWSTV Janet Grace, Real Estate Agent, Royal LePage: “All it takes is just saying well there is a project that has been proposed that entails bringing 33 to 37 huge wind turbines and people just say oh no no no … Continue reading
Open Letter to MPAC Dan Mathieson February 18 Dear Mr. Mathieson, I have addressed this open letter to you as you are listed as the chair of the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC). It is my understanding MPAC is conducting … Continue reading
Heather Wright, Sarnia-Lambton Independent A study which will show whether the value of the property around industrial wind turbines has changed is just about complete. Officials from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation talked to Lambton County Councilors about how the … Continue reading
Sarnia Observer [excerpt] Property owners living with wind turbines on or near their land are watching for new study results expected by the end of February. MPAC (Municipal Property Assessment Corporation), the agency that sets property values for tax purposes, … Continue reading
CHEX Television It was the second and final public meeting in Norwood Thursday night to discuss wind turbines scheduled to be built in the area. And as Caley Bedore reports, many residents are against the project.
NorthumberlandNews ALNWICK/HALDIMAND TWP — Sherman Kempton planned to build a retirement home on a parcel of land in rural Alnwick/Haldimand Township. He pictured nights sitting outside, gazing over the horizon, basking in peace and quiet. His retirement dream soon turned … Continue reading
“Eric Bibler of Save Our Seashore writes that there are a MILLION Reasons to be Concerned About Industrial Wind Turbines. He invites you to go to your computer and type in the words: wind turbine lawsuit. The result is a … Continue reading
“A new website, http://www.windturbinepropertyloss.org, provides summary materials and emerging events around property loss and wind turbine sprawl, suggesting that a robbery is well under way, stretching well beyond 30 years, and knowing no geographical limits. Some of the focus is … Continue reading
Orangeville Banner Phase 3 of the Grand Valley Wind Farms project is impeding on its host municipality’s growth plan, according to Mayor John Oosterhof. Grand Valley Wind currently operates nine turbines through the first two phases of the project. The … Continue reading
by Harvey Wrightman The Liberal party, engaged in a collective effort of navel-gazing, is puzzled as to why rural residents have such irrational fear of the great green future planned for them – all the prospective leadership candidates affirm that the wind … Continue reading
Bayshore Broadcasting Appraisals expert Ben Lansink of London has told the Huron East Administrative Committee that rural residential property values fall when either turbines are erected, or transmission lines are cut through the landscape. He was addressing the committee, which … Continue reading
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Paul Morden, Sarnia Observer Municipal councillors in Plympton-Wyoming want to know what wind turbines heading their way will do to property values. Council passed a resolution recently asking the Ontario government for information about the impact wind energy projects are … Continue reading
photo by Bonny McKeough Industrial Wind Action Group This photo shows wind turbine at the Erieau-Blenheim project which is located on the north shore of Lake Erie around Blenheim.