Orangeville Banner, By James Matthews
Shelburne town council is tired of feeling “half pregnant” regarding the limbo that is the Dufferin Wind Power project. According to the Dufferin Wind Power website, local farmers and landowners who are involved in this project are enthusiastic about helping to provide clean energy for future generations, while also contributing to the financial well-being of the Dufferin community.
But not everybody is so enthusiastic. So far, the Town of Shelburne has received little in the way of co-operation from the project’s proponents. And, as was evidenced during a regular scheduled council meeting on Monday, the municipal government is fed up with the lack of attention.
The town has yet to receive project drawings, traffic mitigation plans, or an outline of potential measures to ensure the environment’s protection. The town doesn’t even have a proposed work schedule for the wind farm. Read article