In response to MPP Rick Johnson’s quote indicating 50 per cent of people in Pontypool and Bethany want to have industrial wind turbines in our communities. Prove it.
I have personally been door to door in rural Pontypool and your number is not even close to our survey. With the recent OPA announcement indicating Pontypool and Bethany have been slated for 10,000 MW of wind turbines, I estimate we are getting 15 to start.
Thus, approximately 10 farmers have signed to have them for this phase. If the majority of the community does not want them here we should be able to say, No thank you!
You mentioned you do not know where they are going? Why is it such a secret? We are looking out for the best interest of our community.
Bottom line, we do not want the turbines surrounding our schools and homes. If they are placed away from communities, that would be much safer.
I am sure when the industrial turbines start creeping their way up to Lindsay and Bobcaygeon they will not want them either. We are the gateway to the City of Kawartha Lakes.
With the recent addition of our new grandson, our Sutch family is now in its 5th generation living in this community and we can’t imagine him growing up in our rural community surrounded by massive industrial turbines.
You will find that families will be leaving the area. Sadly, I have already spoken to very dear members of our community who are preparing to move. Is this fair?
Cindy Sutch, Manvers