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Wind turbine protest at Plowing Match

Wind turbine protest at Plowing Match

Anti-wind protestors met the Liberal float at International Plowing Match 2013, today at Mitchell in this photograph tweeted by Todd Smith, Prince Edward Hastings MP. Various groups organized an “Unwilling Host” protest to be held during the opening day parade where the political parties have floats to woo rural voters. The route was lined with […]

The number of wind turbines is limited in PEC

There have been several comments on-line and in the media predicting that the current Gilead and wpd projects are just the beginning for wind farms in PEC, but these comments are just part of the story. “Gilead’s is the first of what is approaching 100 turbines proposed for the County…”, Garth Manning, CCSAGE. “There are […]

Town Hall wind turbine meeting attendees encouraged

Town Hall wind turbine meeting attendees encouraged

Two men received standing ovations from several hundred people attending a Town Hall meeting on the impact of wind turbines in the County, last week. The first was for County councillor Robert Quaiff, who last week sought support to declare the County is “Not a Willing Host’ for turbines. About 90 Ontario municipalities have passed […]

Threat of wind turbines put my way of life under siege

It was one year ago today that I sent my first e-mail to a group to explain why I had suddenly become an outspoken advocate against “green” energy as the Ontario government is delivering it. If you know me at all, you know that I am a person who holds strong opinions but generally doesn’t […]

Community groups organize "Town Hall" on Wind Turbine Impact - April 25

Community groups organize “Town Hall” on Wind Turbine Impact – April 25

Community groups in Prince Edward County have booked the 450-seat Regent Theatre in Picton for a “Town Hall” meeting on April 25th to discuss ”The Real Impact of Wind Turbines on The County”. The County Coalition for Safe and Appropriate Green Energy (CCSAGE) has organized this event in response to increased public concern about the […]

Gilead hearing first day: Full house at Sophiasburgh Town Hall in Demorestville

Gilead project wind turbine appeal hearings continue

Vehicles lined Demorestville’s main street as about 150 people travelled to the Sophiasburgh Town Hall for the first day of the Ostrander Point Environmental Review Tribunal, appealing the Ministry of the Environment approval of Gilead Power’s Ostrander Point industrial wind turbine project on the south shore of Prince Edward County. Tribunal members Robert Wright and […]

Wind turbines or trees…

A couple of weeks back, the Wall Street Journal published an article about the increasing devastation of forests (trees) in Greece, where as a result of the high cost of energy, impoverished folks who cannot afford electricity or fuel have turned to wood stoves to heat their homes and cook their food. Although we Canadian’s […]

Industrial Wind Turbines will cure cancer, save kittens and create world peace

There have been a quite a few exaggerated claims regarding Industrial Wind Turbines (IWTs) in the media as of late. I suspect that they have a lot to do with the upcoming U.S. Presidential election and the ominous financial consequences to wind turbine industries with the possibility of cancellation of the Federal Production Tax Credit […]

Health Canada extends deadline for wind turbine study comments

Health Canada has extended the public consultation period for the recently announced Wind Turbine Noise and Health Study to Friday, Sept. 7. The deadline to submit comments was originally slated for August 8th, 2012 was extended “in recognition of the potential difficulty over the summer holiday period of certain interested Canadians in providing input before […]

Ocean ecosystems threatened by Industrial Wind Turbine technology

It isn’t enough that mining companies are currently planning the destruction of thousands of hectors of sensitive tundra and boreal forest ecosystems here in Canada in pursuit of “rare earth metals”, particularly dysprosium and neodymium, for the construction of the permanent magnets necessary to the engineering of the now omnipresent 2 to 5 MGW Industrial […]

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