Tag Archives: Precautionary Principle

Australian Parliament Calls for 2 Km Setbacks

INQUIRY INTO RURAL WIND FARMS Legislative Council General Purpose Standing Committee No. 5 Media Release: …..during the Committee’s investigations, significant community angst and concern about the planning process, project design and monitoring of rural wind farms became apparent.” Recommendations to … Continue reading

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The actions of this government have turned the precautionary principle on its head

SPECIAL REPORT  By Richard Vivian  Orangeville Banner Provincial plans to create a streamlined approval process for renewable energy projects have been met with a bevy of objections — from proponents, municipal leaders, and those who believe wind turbines negatively impact … Continue reading

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Bruce County seeks wind turbine health study

By Don Crosby, The Owen Sound Sun Times Bruce County is calling on the province to study the health effects of wind turbines. “The province has stated that they are not going to do a health study. We’re going to … Continue reading

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Federation of Canadian Municipalities asks for Wind Turbine Research

CBC News The Federation of Canadian Municipalities is asking Ottawa to fund more scientific research into the potential health effects of wind turbines. The organization has asked the government to focus on two areas: low-frequency noise and electrical disturbances from … Continue reading

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The environment does not consist merely of landscape but of people

Toronto Star  It is discouraging to see the executive director of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment providing cover for the wind power industry. The environment does not consist merely of landscape but of people. It is not … Continue reading

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Arran-Elderslie Councillor frustrated in turbine fight

Posted By MARY GOLEM, Owen Sound Sun Times An Arran-Elderslie councillor’s attempts to control the construction of large industrial wind turbines in the municipality has hit more roadblocks. Elderslie ward Coun. Mark Davis said yesterday he’s “getting really tired of … Continue reading

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Another Ontario Doctor calls for Moratorium Until Study is Done

In conclusion I must add that as a physician with thirty years in practice and eight years of medical study before that, I feel very strongly that a moratorium needs to be placed on the construction of industrial wind turbines … Continue reading

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