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All posts tagged "wind turbines"
OPP providing wind turbine escorts through September
HIGHWAY 17–Manitoulin and Sudbury Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are advising the public that as of September 16 officers will be providing escorts for the wind turbines heading to Manitoulin Island. The escorts begin on Regional Road 35...
- Posted September 18, 2013
Letter writers ask First Nations people to reconsider Island wind development
To the Expositor: We have just found out that wind turbines are being built on Manitoulin Island’s McLean’s Mountain. These turbines will be 700 ft. (213 meters) high, 500 ft. (150 meters) higher than the tallest white...
- Posted September 3, 2013
Wind turbine editorial decried
To the Expositor: While vacationing on the Island a few weeks ago, I read with interest the editorial of July 31, 2013 about the building of additional industrial wind turbines on Manitoulin. If I were to choose...
- Posted August 28, 2013
Tax losses from wind turbine project already starting to add up
To the Expositor: NEMI has turned its back on a great potential tax base and a lifeline for the community: retiring Baby Boomers. We retired and moved to the Strawberry Channel in December 2011. Almost a year...
- Posted August 21, 2013
Island dentist chooses against treating First Nations and municipal councillors voting for wind turbines
MANITOULIN—The decision by a Gore Bay dentist to refuse service to Henry Panamick, a member of the M’Chigeeng First Nation band council, over the council’s support of wind power led to Chief Joseph Hare calling an emergency...
- Posted May 8, 2013
Fluffy doesn’t supply much in the way of electricity
To the Expositor: A few days ago, a story appeared in The Globe and Mail. It told us that, in the US, 3.7 billion birds and 20.7 billion “small mammals” are killed each year by pet cats....
- Posted February 6, 2013
Wind turbines appeal is a declaration of the rights of nature
To the Expositor: The wood is the fire, as a place moves in its rhythms and sounds. Likewise, we can’t label this industrial energy project “green” if it destroys the ecosystem on which it stands, if it...
- Posted January 23, 2013
Aesthetic issue of turbines is a small price to pay for green energy
To the Expositor: The MCSEA (Manitoulin Coalition for Safe Energy Alternatives) will try to stop the McLean’s Mountain wind farm at yet another hearing in December, of course arguing on health grounds. I don’t know if people...
- Posted December 5, 2012
Appeal of wind turbines based on health issues
LITTLE CURRENT—The date has been set for the Environmental Review Tribunal preliminary hearing concerning the recent appeal from the Manitoulin Coalition for Safe Energy Alternatives (MCSEA) against the Ministry of Environment’s (MOE) Renewable Energy Approval (REA) of...
- Posted November 28, 2012
Writer links health care cuts to wind turbine funding
To the Expositor: I have read stories in your paper about wind turbines and hospital cutbacks. I wonder if your readers are aware there is an interesting financial connection between these two stories? In the name of...
- Posted November 21, 2012