Millbrook Meeting

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Millbrook project a worry for neighbours

By Elizabeth Bower, Peterborough Examiner

When Marion Thompson walks out the front door of her cattle farm, just outside of Millbrook, she says the last thing she wants to see is a nearly 480-foot wind turbine.

The proposed Whispering Woods Wind Farm, on privately owned agricultural land in Cavan Monaghan Township, is expected to consist of up to five such turbines, each generating 2 megawatts of energy. Continue reading

Residents oppose planned Millbrook-area wind project

by Andrea Houston  Peterborough Examiner    Video

MILLBROOK — Millbrook residents brought their questions and concerns about a planned wind turbine farm project to company officials Thursday at a public meeting held at the Millbrook arena.

Carl and Linda Brown, who will wake up every day and see wind turbines across the field from their home, said the meeting was pointless.

“What’s the point of this meeting if the project will go ahead anyway?” Carl Brown asked an official. Continue reading

Millbrook meeting postponed in township because of anticipated larger crowd

A recent meeting in Pontypool was shut down due to fire regulations

By Kennedy Gordon    Peterborough Examiner

A public meeting planned for Aug. 24, to present plans for a wind farm in Cavan-Monaghan Township, has been postponed and moved to a larger venue.

Originally set for the Millbrook Legion hall, the meeting is now to take place at the Millbrook arena on Sept. 30.

“We’re anticipating a larger than originally anticipated turnout,” said Kelly Campbell, director of Energy Farming Ontario, the company planning the development. Continue reading