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Resource Documents: Nova Scotia (9 items)

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Unless indicated otherwise, documents presented here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch. These resource documents are shared here to assist anyone wishing to research the issue of industrial wind power and the impacts of its development. The information should be evaluated by each reader to come to their own conclusions about the many areas of debate. • The copyrights reside with the sources indicated. As part of its noncommercial educational effort to present the environmental, social, scientific, and economic issues of large-scale wind power development to a global audience seeking such information, National Wind Watch endeavors to observe “fair use” as provided for in section 107 of U.S. Copyright Law and similar “fair dealing” provisions of the copyright laws of other nations.

Date added:  May 31, 2023
Nova Scotia, RegulationsPrint storyE-mail story

Terms and Conditions for Environmental Assessment Approval

Author:  Department of Environment and Climate Change, Nova Scotia

Wedgeport Wind Farm Project – Wedgeport Wind Farm GP Inc., Elemental Energy Renewables Inc., Stevens Wind Ltd. and Sipekne’katik First Nation, carrying on business as Wedgeport Wind Farm Limited Partnership – Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia – download PDF Higgins Mountain Wind Farm Project – Higgins Mountain Wind Farm Limited Partnership – Cumberland and Colchester Counties, Nova Scotia – download PDF Mersey River Wind Farm – Mersey River Wind Inc. – Queens County, Nova Scotia – download PDF 4 Project Design and Operation Prior to road construction and/or upgrades, the . . .

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Date added:  July 1, 2010
Environment, Nova Scotia, WildlifePrint storyE-mail story

‘Wind Farms’ — Some Deep Ecology Considerations

Author:  Orton, David

This Green Web Bulletin is a criticism of large scale industrial wind turbine sites in rural areas, from a deep ecology perspective. This critique looks at a site near to where we live in Pictou County, Nova Scotia – the Dalhousie Mountain Wind Farm. The project comprises 34 wind turbines and is supposed to provide 51 megawatts of power in the first phase. The proponent has mused that the site has the “potential” for 150 megawatts. (For comparative purposes, we . . .

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Date added:  May 14, 2010
Environment, Health, Noise, Nova ScotiaPrint storyE-mail story

Wind Turbines: Some Deeper Questions

Author:  Orton, David; and Hoffmann-Orton, Helga

This book commentary was written in the context of our own local situation, and to make Nina Pierpont’s Wind Turbine Syndrome: A Report on a Natural Experiment better known to others who have wind turbines sprouting up like industrial mushrooms in their backyards and regions. Pierpont, a rural physician living in upstate New York, writes about health impacts suffered by people living close to wind turbines. The book is essentially about human health, and does not discuss ecosystem health, a . . .

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Date added:  May 1, 2010
Health, Noise, Nova Scotia, RegulationsPrint storyE-mail story

Request for a Province Wide Moratorium on Industrial Wind Power Projects and a Comprehensive Noise and Health Study

Author:  Eco Awareness Society

To: The Honourable Maureen MacDonald, Minister of Health and Health Promotion and Protection We, as Nova Scotia Residents and Citizens respectfully request the following: 1. That a comprehensive, and accurate epidemiological study into the health effects of wind turbine noise and vibration is conducted by a properly accredited group of health and science professionals who are independent of both government and industry interests. 2. That the setbacks from residences and maximum noise levels reflect the data from this study, as . . .

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