Turbine opponents organize in Meaford

Public meeting Wednesday
By Don Crosby Owen Sound Sun Times

Wind turbines could be coming to Meaford.

That is why newly-formed Wind Concerns Meaford is holding a public meeting on Wednesday to raise awareness about wind energy concerns in the municipality and elsewhere. At least one developer has a wind testing tower in the former Sydenham Township near Balaclava.

Organic farmer Nicholos Schaut is one of the evening’s speakers. He, together with his wife and two pre-school age children, moved to Meaford from Melancthon Township about a year ago. Continue reading

Opposition Growing in Wellington County

Guelph Mercury  by Greg Layson  glayson@guelphmercury.com

GUELPH — A second proposed wind farm in part of Wellington County will be met with opposition next month.

Invenergy Canada is seeking approval to build 25-35 wind turbines on approximately 4,000 acres of land a few kilometres northwest of Belwood.

Half the proposed site is in the Township of Centre of Wellington in Wellington County. The other half of the land is in the Township of Garafraxa of Dufferin County. Continue reading