John Spears, Toronto Star
A tribunal has rejected a Huron County couple’s claim that a nearby wind farm will violate the Charter of Rights by threatening their health. Shawn and Tricia Drennan have a 300-acre farm in the area where K2 Wind Ontario proposes to develop a wind farm with 140 turbines.
A dozen turbines and a big transformer station will be within two kilometres of their farm, and high voltage wires will cross the area. The Drennans appealed to the Environmental Review Tribunal that the development could harm their health. Failing to do so, they said, could threaten their right to security of the person under the Charter. But the tribunal has released a decision rejecting the claim. Read article