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- Anti-wind group accuses Clayton town board of canceling meetings because of video cameras
- Champlain line would bring New York wind power to New England
- Consultation attendees say a clear ‘No’ to Belford Burn
- Board OKs wind farm appeal bid
- Turbine plan gets blown out
- Du får kæmperegning for vindmøller – You pay huge bill for wind turbines
- Court voids Antrim wind deal
- Town officials weigh options in wake of turbine noise violations
- Court voids Antrim wind deal
- The high cost of wind power
- Wind splits another township
- Take cover against an ill wind
- LePage needs stiffer wind requirements before he supports energy compromise
- Data shows need for action on wind turbines in Fairhaven
- Denmark: Huge electricity bills for wind turbines
- Fairhaven eyes partial turbine shutdowns; Wind direction, night hours considered after troubling state report
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Category Archives: Tourism
By Lori Maracle, The Saachem An opportunity to take a flight in a 1940s Fort Erie built Fleet Finch 16 aircraft does not come around every day, and it might never come around again. Russ Cameron is the owner of … Continue reading
Sootoday On Monday March 11th, SooToday published statements about the potential impact that the 36-industrial wind turbines planned for the Bow Lake Wind Project will have on the area where the Group of Seven first gathered to paint Canada’s wilderness … Continue reading
by David Frum, National Post Must we despoil Ontario’s environment in order to save it? On Feb. 8, the Environmental Review Tribunal will consider an application to build nine large wind turbines on one of the most scenic points in … Continue reading
Hamilton Spectator A rural wind farm, the scene of a protest two weeks ago over the removal of a bald eagle nest, was hit by vandals on the weekend, causing $60,000 in damages to a windmill about to be installed. … Continue reading
Ruth Farquhar, Sudbury Star Manitoulin Island will never be the same. When I read the headline in the local press that the McLean’s Mountain wind turbine project has been given approval, my heart sank a little. The provincial government has … Continue reading
Rob Gowan, Sun Times, Owen Sound The push to stop the construction of industrial wind turbines on the Bruce Peninsula made its way to Northern Bruce Peninsula council on Monday. Citizens opposed to wind farms being built on the peninsula … Continue reading
Jim Merriam, London Free Press Council members for the Town of South Bruce Peninsula listened to their constituents this week and passed a resolution opposing wind factories in the municipality. The resolution was passed in front of a crowd of … Continue reading
By Heather Wright, Sarnia This Week GRAND BEND – For months, Grand Bend Realtor Doug Pedlar has been voicing concerns about property values near industrial wind turbines. Now, he has a larger podium to speak from. Pedlar, who researched just … Continue reading
Kelly McShane | http://www.cottagecountrynow.ca TROUT CREEK – Life-long Trout Creek resident Patricia Brown is taking on a local wind energy development. “We don’t know enough about turbines and the research that I’ve been doing with the assistance of STOMP a … Continue reading
By Nicole Kleinsteuber, County Live Local conservation groups were hoping to hear the Ministry of Environment’s final decision today on whether or not to grant Gilead Power permission to build nine turbines along Ostrander Point. The proposal was posted to … Continue reading
By Sarah Sloan, Assistant Editor, Shoreline Beacon | http://www.shorelinebeacon.com 25 May 2012 Saugeen Turbine Operation Policy (STOP) is continuing ahead with it plans to halt operation of the wind turbine at the CAW Family Education Centre in Port Elgin. In … Continue reading
By Denis Langlois, The Sun Times Wind farm developers see the scenic Bruce Peninsula as an ideal locale for industrial turbines. At least two companies have announced plans to erect some 200 turbines throughout the northern stretch of Bruce County. … Continue reading
TVO – What happens when a wind farm of nine 120-metre high turbines is planned to be built on a sensitive landscape? Filmed over a turbulent four year period, Blown Apart explores the truths, myths and future of a highly … Continue reading
Groups from all over Ontario will target visitors of major tourist areas in a province-wide information picket. Where do the urbanites flock to in your area on the long weekend? Please join other groups in this effort. More information will be posted … Continue reading
Goderich Signal Star The beauty of Huron County’s west coast shoreline, its resort-like cottages and the nature of its artsy culture is something to be proud of. And it can be proud of its pristine attraction, the far-reaching farm fields … Continue reading
manitoulin.ca I am writing to protest the erection of any wind turbines on Manitoulin Island. Windmills on Manitoulin are an environmental sham. Less than 10 percent of the energy produced at the source makes it to your light bulbs. That … Continue reading
Goderich Signal Star The West Coast of Ontario, who wouldn’t want to vacation here with sand, water, cottages, campgrounds and the best sunsets in the province or live here with all the year round opportunities that abound in such a … Continue reading
Hanover Post Right on cue as land owners are being approached by wind developers in the Elmwood area, the industry has taken out Ad space in the local media. I would like to comment on one particular CanWea (Canadian Wind … Continue reading
By John Devine, Owen Sound Sun Times The province didn’t fully consider the work municipalities have done to promote such things as tourism while it was developing the Green Energy Act, say some opponents of large-scale wind turbine developments. It’s … Continue reading
Grey Bruce Shoreline Beacon I’ve nearly completed research on the wind turbines we are to get here. I have now well over 500 hours in research about wind turbines. To further my knowledge, I took mayor Lynn Acre’s advice. She … Continue reading
Download “Analysis of Future Offshore Wind Developments in Ontario“, Prepared for the OPA, April, 2008
Letter to Minister Brad Duguid from the TIAO . . . . We ask that due consideration be given to the potential negative impacts on tourism businesses when locating proposed wind farms. We strongly recommend establishing minimum distance guidelines for … Continue reading
A group of Vermont legislators has introduced a bill (H.677) requiring the following setbacks and noise/vibration limits for wind turbines exceeding 0.49 MW. Click here for the full text of the bill. Setbacks. At a minimum, a wind turbine shall … Continue reading
….Part way there, I stopped dead in my path, taken aback by what I saw. There were lots of them and they were huge and industrial looking. I blinked and rubbed my eyes, not believing what they were telling me. … Continue reading
By Jamie Smith tbnewswatch A group of concerned citizens is blown away by the city’s plan to lease land near Big Thunder to make a wind farm. Around 50 people were at the Neebing Roadhouse Tuesday evening to form the … Continue reading
Update July 18th: The installation has been removed. The wooden dowels on which the hands were mounted have been cut and are sticking out of the ground. The hands and the stone with ‘86’ have been removed from the site. … Continue reading
Globe and Mail It’s a sad day when Ontario’s Environment Minister trivializes the preservation of landscapes by declaring that renewable energy development won’t slow down “just to preserve scenic views” (Blowing Up A Storm – June 11). John Gerretsen should … Continue reading
I am a resident of Cape Vincent, New York. Over the past decade, I have made numerous and regular visits to Canada. I have been a season ticket holder to the Thousand Islands Playhouse, have attended Kingston Symphony and other … Continue reading