Suncor threat: “There are avenues for Toronto to step in”

By Heather Wright, Sarnia This Week
LAMBTON SHORES – When push comes to shove, Suncor Energy officials say they may turn to the province to push through their wind farm project in Lambton Shores. Chris Scott, Suncor’s project developer, was appearing before Lambton Shores Council recently to talk about the company’s Cedar Point Wind Project. Up to 62 wind turbines will be installed in Lambton Shores and Plympton-Wyoming to generate about 100 megawatts of power.   Read article

The Dark Secret of the Wind Industry

[Note:   After the release of this disturbing video, wind developers are simply dismissing it at meetings, saying the vulture was “shot” down by the cameramen.    You be the judge.]

Raptors such as vultures, eagles and hawks are the most vulnerable bird to turbine accidents.   The big birds typically soar at about the same height as the turbine blades – roughly 300 to 400 feet.  In one year, the entire population of White Tailed Eagles was wiped out at Smola, Norway.  In Ontario, it has been reported coyotes are numerous around turbine facilities.   Why?  To swoop in and pick up  the dead and injured.  Continue reading

Identical Symptoms, Protests in Australia

***MUST WATCH*** ABC News – Australia

It’s the biggest wind farm operating in Victoria and it’s putting the tiny town of Waubra on the map in ways the locals never predicted. It’s been dubbed the ‘Waubra Disease’, the health effects of living surrounded by wind turbines and it’s now becoming known around the world. As the State Government approves more wind farms, there are growing demands for serious investigation and for standards to be reviewed.

Bad Vibrations — Where’s the Science?

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Roger Watt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada – Updated July 2009

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Sorry, Beach Boys, but when it comes to the big industrial-strength wind turbines that are spreading across Ontario’s landscape, there are no “good vibrations”. Continue reading

Port Alma Wind Project Victim Launches Online Diary

http://www.mywinddiary.blogspot.com/

Picture1I started this blog because my family and I are experiencing symptoms we believe are related to the Wind Turbines near our home. I hope to create a diary of our story to assist others, ourselves, and begin awareness of the fact that Wind Turbines are not necessarily the answer. I am amazed as I research this issue to see how little is really known about the effects of wind turbines on humanity and wildlife. This is my first blog.

Green Backlash: Just Put the Cold Hard Facts on the Table

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As the nation rushes to add renewable energy to its power portfolio, a growing chorus of homeowners and others are expressing concerns about how industrial wind projects are affecting health, safety, lifestyle and property values.

Green marketing campaigns typically show rows of industrial wind turbines in remote windy locales. However, wind projects are increasingly finding their way into rural residential areas. With investment tax credits and government mandates advocating for additional installations, more homeowners and property owners may soon find themselves facing a turbine project proposal. Continue reading

Life in an 86-Turbine Wind Farm

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