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Huron East expresses concern with ice throw, transmission line route

 By Susan Hundertmark, Mitchell Advocate Concerns about industrial wind turbine setbacks, ice throw and the proposed route for the transmission line will be included in a letter from Huron East council to St. Columban Energy LP, council decided at its … Continue reading

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Huron East supports new push for wind moratorium

By Susan Hundertmark, Huron Expositor Huron East is supporting a resolution from Arran-Elderslie again asking the premier of Ontario to declare a moratorium on the construction of industrial wind turbines until the concerns of rural communities are addressed. But, Huron … Continue reading

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HEAT asks Huron East to stall St. Columban wind project

Hope to delay until after provincial election in October By Susan Hundertmark, Mitchell Advocate With the provincial election coming up in October, members of Huron East Against Turbines (HEAT) are asking Huron East council to do what it can to … Continue reading

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HEAT asks Huron East to respond to St. Columban wind project’s draft report

By Susan Hundertmark, Mitchell Advocate Going through the draft project description report of the St. Columban wind project, Huron East Against Turbines (HEAT) members outlined their specific concerns about the 15-turbine project to Huron East councillors at their June 7 … Continue reading

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200 protesters turn out to oppose St. Columban wind farm

‘Rural Ontario is under threat,’ says Huron East Against Turbines By Vanessa Brown, Huron Expositor     VIEW VIDEO HERE About 200 people gathered in Seaforth last week to protest the St. Columban Wind Project as part of a larger message to … Continue reading

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Huron East Against Turbines Opposition Rally

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Wind turbine setbacks still being debated by Huron East council

By Susan Hundertmark, Mitchell Advocate While a 9-1 recorded vote decided to change Huron East’s wind turbine setback in its zoning bylaw from 350 metres to 550 metres at council’s May 3 meeting, members of Huron East Against Turbines (HEAT) … Continue reading

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Huron East will vote on bylaw creating a 2 km setback for wind turbines

By Susan Hundertmark, Huron Expositor Huron East council will vote on whether or not to give third reading to a bylaw modelled after a wind turbine development policy for Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh (ACW) at its next meeting on April 5. In a … Continue reading

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More than 80 gather at HEAT meeting in St. Columban

Community expresses continued support of efforts to stop local wind development By Susan Hundertmark, Huron Expositor More than 80 people filled the Knights of Columbus Hall in St. Columban last Thursday night to hear that Huron East Against Turbines (HEAT) … Continue reading

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HEAT members ask Huron East to do more to protect their health from wind turbines

By Susan Hundertmark, Huron Expositor Responding to a recently published map of a planned 15-turbine wind project north of St. Columban, members of Huron East Against Turbines (HEAT) made an impassioned plea to councillors to do more to protect their … Continue reading

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Huron East cost recovery bylaw for wind turbines given first and second readings

By Susan Hundertmark, Seaforth Huron Expositor A cost recovery bylaw aimed at “renewable energy generation facilities” was given first and second reading at Huron East council at its Sept. 21 meeting. The bylaw, aimed at recouping expenses incurred by the … Continue reading

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Huron East urged to create legal agreements with wind turbine companies

By Susan Hundertmark, Seaforth Huron Expositor At the urging of Huron East Against Turbines (HEAT), Huron East’s administrative committee is recommending that the municipality investigate ways to create legal agreements with wind turbine farms planned in Huron East. Councillors sat … Continue reading

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HEAT continues legal battle

Posted By SUSAN HUNDERTMARK QMI AGENCY Stratford Beacon Herald After spending more than $60,000 in lawyer’s fees to fight proposed wind projects in the St. Columban area, Huron East Against Turbines (HEAT) is hoping to collect more contributions from the … Continue reading

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