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PEC Naturalists’ court date set for final appeal to prevent turbines

PEC Naturalists’ court date set for final appeal to prevent turbines

The Prince Edward County Field Naturalists will be back in court in December in a final appeal to prevent Gilead Power and the Ministry of Environment from putting wind turbines on important natural habitat at Ostrander Point. The appeal of a Divisional Court Decision is to be heard Dec. 8-9 at Osgoode Hall in Toronto. [...]

Bio Blitz swarming with nature lovers

Bio Blitz swarming with nature lovers

By Cheryl Anderson Photos by countylive.ca Ostrander Point was swarming with nature lovers on the weekend as more than 60 individuals helped the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists collect information about animals, birds, plants, insects, amphibians and reptiles on the Crown Land Block. Tanya Pulfer Ontario Nature’s Reptile and Amphibian Atlas coordinator joined Dr. Paul [...]

Steve Campbell

How Separation Can Work

At least one of my readers has a fixation with ‘Purpose’ and ‘Principles’ when launching a project as big as the creation of the Province of Prince Edward County. Our purpose is simple: To return decision-making power to the people of the County concerning their current operations and future. Our principles should be incorruptible: We [...]

“Down Wind” – documentary on turbines appearing at Regent – July 10

“Down Wind” – documentary on turbines appearing at Regent – July 10

The Alliance to Protect Prince Edward County (Protecting What We Love) is presenting the movie DownWind  Regent Theatre on July 10 at 7pm. Admission $10.00 This movie is about communities and people who are living with wind turbines. It is an opportunity to hear what Prince Edward County may expect if wind turbines are built [...]

Steve Campbell

Urban wins, Rural loses – again

The provincial election is over, and I’ve almost stopped crying myself to sleep. It isn’t that I’m not proud of having a lesbian women who bears an uncanny resemblance to Orville Redenbacher as premier, it’s just that there is no indication that she is any different than McGuinty. After first assuming the office, she promised [...]

Farmers ask why their rules are not same for turbine companies

Farmers ask why their rules are not same for turbine companies

Open letter to Ramona Afante, Senior Project Evaluator Ministry of the Environment, Operations Division Environmental Approvals Branch, Approval Services 2 St. Clair Avenue West, Floor 12A Toronto, ON, M4V 1L5 re: EBR Registry Number: 012-1279  (Open letter to MOE concerning a proposed wind energy project that contravenes OMAF advice to farmers) Dear Ms. Afante: We [...]

Staff recommends council ‘wait and see’ to regulate turbines with noise bylaw

Staff recommends council ‘wait and see’ to regulate turbines with noise bylaw

Municipal staff is recommending council decline an invitation to join a coalition hoping to heavily regulate the operating hours of industrial wind turbines through developing a bylaw that regulates noise outputs. Staff reviewed the concept following a deputation in February  “after careful consideration of the costs and enforceability” …”there are too many unknown factors and [...]

Naturalists to pay Gilead $40,000, reduced from $125,000 demand

Naturalists to pay Gilead $40,000, reduced from $125,000 demand

Prince Edward County’s Field Naturalists will pay $40,000 in legal costs instead of $120,000 demanded by Gilead Power. The Divisional Court has found turbine project developer Gilead Power’s demand for $120,000 in legal costs from the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists “was too high and lowered it to $40,000,” said Myrna Wood, PECFN president. “More [...]

Council calls turbine heritage report incomplete

Council calls turbine heritage report incomplete

Prince Edward County council says the “White Pines Project Heritage Assessment Report” by Stantec Consulting revised last October is “incomplete and deficient” and “lacks appropriate mitigation measures”. The municipal comments will be forwarded to the the Ministry of Environment and wpd as supplementary comments to the consultation comments forwarded by council in 2012. The municipality [...]

Sign online petition to fight turbines; campaign continues in Milford Saturday, May 10

Sign online petition to fight turbines; campaign continues in Milford Saturday, May 10

Everybody welcome to meet at the Milford Town Hall Saturday, May 10th from 2 to 4 to learn more. Todd Smith, MPP, and Mayor Peter Mertens are expected at around 2 p.m. to speak in support of the Antrim initiative and to answer questions. Put the government and the wind developers on notice that the County [...]

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