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CAW turbine fight at Queens Park 

Credit:  By John Divinski | Owen Sound , 97.9 The Beach, Port Elgin | September 11, 2013 | www.bayshorebroadcasting.ca ~~

The C-A-W’s industrial wind turbine at the Family Education Centre in Port Elgin has attracted the attention of the Ontario Legislature.

Huron-Bruce Conservative M-P-P, Lisa Thompson, stood before her colleagues Tuesday to applaud residents and Saugeen Shores Council for their advocacy for those impacted by the structure.

Thompson also chastised the government for their inaction.

Approval for the C-A-W owned turbine was approved years before the Liberal’s Green Energy Act was introduced.

Therefore, 117 homes fall within the 550 metre setback regulated by the government – some Port Elgin residents live as close as 200 metres from the site.

Thompson tells Bayshore Broadcasting News the “Liberal government refuses to listen to impacted citizens in Port Elgin, and across the province”.

The Conservative Deputy Critic of Energy has four motions in front of the Legislature right now, calling for a moratorium to be placed on further wind turbine development until a third party has completed a variety of studies.

Thompson has also requested the Minister of Finance, Charles Sousa, conduct a study on the effects wind turbines have on property values.

Sousa has yet to respond.

According to Thompson, “the Green Energy Act, as it is written, has handcuffed the Saugeen Shores Council, not allowing them to stand up for their constituents.”

On August 26th, Saugeen Shores Council voted in favour of asking to C-A-W to shutdown the operation of their turbine.

However, the C-A-W is not obligated to comply…

Source:  By John Divinski | Owen Sound , 97.9 The Beach, Port Elgin | September 11, 2013 | www.bayshorebroadcasting.ca

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