By Sarah Sloan, Shoreline Beacon News
It has been just over one year since the Unifor (formerly Canadian Auto Workers’) wind turbine began fully operating in Saugeen Shores. There is just as much fight today from Saugeen Turbine Operation Policy (STOP), an advocacy group who has been at the forefront of public backlash since news of the turbine made its way into the lake front community, as there was on March 26, 2013 when the blades started spinning.
“We are planning another open public town hall meeting to give our members and the public a summary and an up-to-date review of the events of the past year and where we see our plans going forward,” said Greg Schmalz, spokesperson for STOP in an interview Thursday morning.
Thursday also marked the day Port Elgin residents Charlie and Ann Kelly moved out of their Stickle Street home to a house on the other side of Port Elgin – away from the industrial wind turbine located at the Family Education Centre. Read article