Enniskillen eyes fire suppression bylaw for wind turbines

Enniskillen Township is looking for ways to protect residents and firefighters if a wind energy project comes to the community. Read more …

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Big wind 2.0

Ontario has rewritten the rules for its next round of wind farms, but will that end the high-voltage backlash the projects have sparked in rural Southwestern Ontario and elsewhere? John Miner reports. Read more …

Down Wind Movie, Nov 13, 2014

C.O.R.E is presenting the movie “Down Wind” on Nov 13, 2014 at the Victoria Playhouse Petrolia (VPP) at 7:00 pm.  This compelling movie is about communities and people who are living with industrial wind turbines. Representatives from WAIT-PW will be available to explain and answer questions about the 46 industrial wind turbine project slated for the Plympton-Wyoming area.

Admission is FREE.

Donations will be greatly appreciated in support of the WAIT-PW legal fund.

C.O.R.E “Trees not Turbines” exhibit at Petrolia Fair

CORE-PETFAIR

Sep 5-6, 2014: CORE will be at the Petrolia Fall Fair. The fundraiser theme is “Trees not Turbines”.

Drop by our table at the fair and get your tree. See you there!

“STAY” HEARING COULD HALT FURTHER CONSTRUCTION

The co-joined Hearing for a Stay of the K2 Wind and St. Columban Wind projects has been set for September 22nd and 23rd in London.

…click to read more …Press Release – August 10, 2014

TURBINE PROJECT APPEALS CO-JOINED AND COURT DATES SET

This is for the areas near Goderich, St. Columban and Kincardine:

 

The move to “Unite the Fight” has advanced another step. Three local wind groups, SWEAR (Safe Wind Energy for All Residents), HEAT (Huron East Against Turbines) and HALT (Huron-Kinloss Against Lakeside Turbines) have announced that on Monday, June 9th, the Falconer law firm successfully argued to have their Divisional Court appeals co-joined. …. read more …. Read the rest of this entry

Samsung makes a lake in K2 wind project

Just an example of what happens when Corporations proceed without Municipal input ….

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Give ’em the silent treatment

Enniskillen Township residents should feel free to exercise their right to remain silent when wind energy companies come calling, says Mayor Kevin Marriott.

EDF EN Canada has reportedly been approaching residents and groups about its Churchill Wind Project proposal, a 100 to 150-MW wind farm it wants to build in Enniskillen and neighbouring Plympton-Wyoming.

Marriott said he turned down a request from the company to meet with township council, and urged others in the community to do the same.

“We’re unwilling hosts,” Marriott said. “We’re not interested, end of discussion.”

click on the following link for rest of article ….
http://www.theobserver.ca/2014/05/15/mayor-urging-township-residents-to-not-speak-to-wind-developers

Another ‘no-Wynne’ situation

Sir: Please allow me to respond to Ms Brandy Giannetta’s (Regional Director, Ontario Canadian Wind Energy Association) recent comments with regard to wind energy.

The WindOntario.ca website contains a wealth of factual information and resources summarizing all that is so very wrong with this wind turbine technology.

It’s difficult to ignore other media and not become aware of its many negative implications… follow link for the full letter http://www.theobserver.ca/2014/05/07/another-no-wynne-situation