Tag Archive: wind turbines

Former mayor honoured as Senior of the Year

Saying Enniskillen Township wouldn’t be what it is today without his leadership, Mayor Kevin Marriott named former mayor Larry O’Neill 2013 Senior of the Year. The current municipal council presented O’Neill with the… Continue reading

Lack of information on health could be the way out of wind leases: Gillespie

An environmental lawyer says there is hope for landowners who want out of wind turbine leases. Eric Gillespie, who currently is working for Plympton Wyoming in its court battle with Suncor Energy over… Continue reading

Plympton-Wyoming “not a willing host” but will the province listen

To no one’s surprise, Plympton-Wyoming has joined the growing list of municipalities which has formally declared it is not a willing host to wind energy projects. Premier Kathleen Wynne and Energy Minister Bob… Continue reading

NextEra sues activist for use of “offending logo” and video

NextEra Energy has made good on its threat to sue a local anti-wind activist. The company, which has several wind energy projects slated for Lambton and Middlesex Counties, is suing to stop the… Continue reading

Premier dogged by protestors and questions about wind turbines and Sarnia Jail

She was in Sarnia to dig into some dirt, but instead Premier Kathleen Wynne stepped into a hornet’s nest of questions about Sarnia’s jail closing, the Liberal’s wind energy policies and the cost… Continue reading

Lambton Shores ‘not a willing host’ to turbines

  Lambton Shores Council has joined dozens of municipalities which say they are ‘not willing hosts’ to industrial wind turbines. Municipalities have had little say in the planning of the projects since the… Continue reading

NextEra Energy tries to ease fears for eagles near Parkhill as activist plan “celebration”

NextEra Energy is trying to ease fears about the fate of a pair of bald eagles near Parkhill. Middlesex Lambton Wind Concerns is holding a “celebration” near the nest on Kerwood Road May… Continue reading

Insurance industry wary of covering farms with turbines after Collingwood court ruling

A local insurance broker says a recent decision to allow neighbours of wind farms to sue for lost property value may make it harder for farms with wind turbines to get liability insurance.… Continue reading

Rift between farm groups may surface at CORE meeting Thursday

The rift in the farm community over wind turbines may be front and center Thursday as the anti-wind group in Enniskillen hosts another public forum. Conserve Our Rural Enniskillen – CORE –  was… Continue reading

MOE approves wind project northeast of Arkona

It wasn’t a surprise but it still disappointed wind activists. NextEra received approval Friday for the Bornish Wind Energy center, a 45-turbine project northeast of Arkona from the Ministry of the Environment. Esther… Continue reading