West Elgin Chronicle
Those small lawn signs protesting wind turbines in Dutton/Duwnich and West Elgin are starting to attract some attention. Dutton/Dunwich Coun. Dan McKillop questions whether the signs, are on private or public property.
The signs are red on a white background and use a stop sign symbol reading: Stop the Wind Turbines. They are scattered on properties in Dutton/Dunwich and West Elgin, usually close to the road, where they can be seen by traffic.
McKillop was told the signs are likely on the County of Elgin’s road allowance portion of major routes like Talbot Line. If that’s the case, he asked, does the county have any concern about them?
Dutton/Dunwich Mayor Bob Purcell said the signs are much like election ones which are seen for a campaign period and then taken down. The wind turbine issue has taken Western Elgin municipalities by storm since fall with the majority of ratepayers stubbornly against them. Read article