Alerts and Events: Canada
These postings are provided to help publicize and provide examples of the efforts of affiliated groups and individuals related to industrial wind energy development. Most of the notices posted here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch.
Aesthetics, Environment, Flyers, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Wildlife •
Source: Save Our Beautiful Lake
For further information, visit saveourbeautifullake.org Also see: Icebreaker Binder at na-paw.org
Events, Health, Ontario •
Source: Mothers Against Wind Turbines; West Lincoln Glanbrook Wind Action Group
Saturday April 21st 2018 1pm to 5pm – doors open @ 12:00pm Covenant Christian School 6470 Regional Rd 14 Smithville, Ontario Free Event – Donations Graciously Accepted Speakers David Stetzer: IWT Fingerprint, Tuned Filters, IEEE Standards & Regulations, Hydro Regulations, How Stray Voltage Affects Us All Carmen Krogh: Preliminary Results: The Vacated Home Research Study Wind Turbines, Stray Voltage & Harm Reduction Interactive Panel Discussion with David Stetzer, Carmen Krogh, Alan Whiteley & Barb Ashbee Dine-With-Us Option: A full course, . . .
Mainstream Renewable in violation of noise levels, seeks waiver — request for submissions regarding application
The Alberta Utilities Commission, the independent utilities regulator, will be considering the Oldman 2 wind farm post-construction sound survey at six locations in fulfillment of terms and conditions in Approval U2013-260. [Power Plant Approval U2013-260, Proceeding 2572, Application 1609509, May 15, 2013.] At one of the six locations evaluated for noise levels near the Oldman 2 wind power plant, as required for compliance with Approval U2013-260, receptor C is in excess of the permissible sound levels. The operator of the . . .
Streaming via Vimeo ($4.00 for 48-hour license) Purchase via Paypal ($25.00 for personal use) The rush to go green is pitting corporations against residents, government against citizens, neighbour against neighbour. Through the process the people are being stripped of their due democratic process. Big Wind is a story of unethical political systems, corporate greed, and ordinary citizens who have had enough and are standing up to big government and big business. They are part of a growing revolution in rural . . .
Big Wind will be shown on TVO: Wednesday March 25, Sunday March 29, and Tuesday March 31, all at 9:00 p.m. It has taken decades for us all to understand the pressing urgency of protecting the Earth’s environment by finding alternatives to fossil fuels. At last, the development of a green energy industry is presenting the opportunity to heal the environment … along with the opportunity to exploit it further. For politicians, going green provides a convincing election platform. For . . .
$15,000 goal: Go to Indiegogo site. Erin Baerwald, PhD researcher Funds will support research on the effect of wind energy on migratory bats and help to conserve them. Erin Baerwald is a PhD student at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. She did her BSc in Environmental and Conservation Sciences at the University of Alberta and her MSc in Ecology with Dr. Robert Barclay at the University of Calgary. For her graduate research she has been studying the issue . . .
[click image to download high-resolution PDF] Wind power systems are expected to contribute significantly to Danish fossil free energy production by 2050. Despite initiatives aimed at increasing public participation and local acceptance, both public and private bodies continue to experience an increasing lack of local acceptance of wind power projects. This has been a common issue across Europe, with the factors driving and influencing acceptance appearing to differ depending on economic, political and cultural context. The Wind2050 project is unique . . .