By Tara Bowie, Woodstock Sentinel-Review
News a government study investigating the health effects of wind turbines has been revised is “too little, too late,” says a local group opposed to these kinds of developments.
“We know people are suffering. There are scientists that have done peer-review research into why that is happening, but that is being completely ignored,” Joan Morris, a director of the East Oxford Community Alliance, said during a phone call Thursday. “They are studying what exposures might be safe, but at the moment we have people suffering,”
The East Oxford Community Alliance was formed by a group of neighbours and community members opposed to the wind turbine development proposed for Gunn’s Hill in Norwich Township. The project, being developed by ProWind Canada Inc., was awarded a Feed-in Tariff contract by the provincial government and is currently finishing reports required before construction can begin.
The study being conducted by Health Canada and Statistics Canada was revised after close to 1,000 comments were received during a 60-day public consultation period ending in September 2012, a government press release issued Tuesday stated. Read article