[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]

LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Residents don’t want turbines  

Credit:  By Julie Kotsis, The Windsor Star | www.windsorstar.com 12 September 2012 ~~

Council offered its understanding but little else to a group of residents opposing the construction of industrial wind turbines in the municipality.

Resident Donald Petrozzi addressed council Tuesday asking for help to try to prevent the installation of any industrial wind turbines in LaSalle.

He noted the group LaSalle Residents Against Industrial Wind Turbines has hired Toronto environmental lawyer Eric Gillespie to aid them in their quest for an injunction to stop River Canard Energy Inc. from installing two turbines.

Petrozzi said the company has received approval from the provincial government for the turbines, which are expected to go up on land behind Villanova secondary school.

“I’m not for or against it,” Coun. Marc Bondy said. “Do I want it in my backyard? No.”

Body said that council must protect the rights of residents on both sides of the issue and he noted that municipalities have little say in the establishment of wind turbines, which are regulated by the province.

“They are complying with the act,” Mayor Ken Antaya said in regards to River Canard Energy. “They are complying with the province.

“The municipality can’t stop it. We can only say we object.”

Source:  By Julie Kotsis, The Windsor Star | www.windsorstar.com 12 September 2012

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter