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Bluewater says health at risk  

Credit:  WIND FARMS: Appeal says turbines can cause dizziness | By John Miner, The London Free Press | Tuesday, July 15, 2014 | www.lfpress.com ~~

The battle to stop the Grand Bend Wind Farm from proceeding will be fought with claims industrial wind turbines harm human health.

The Municipality of Bluewater is asking that approval of the $380-million project north of Grand Bend be revoked in a filing published Tuesday on the Ontario Environmental Registry.

A joint project of Northland Power and two First Nations, the Grand Bend Wind Farm would consist of 40 industrial wind turbines located about a kilometre from the popular Lake Huron shoreline in a 15-kilometre stretch.

In its appeal of the approval, Bluewater asserts industrial wind farms are known to cause a range of health effects in five to 30% of the population, including sleep disturbance, headaches, dizziness, nausea and visual blurring.​

The wind farm also is being challenged by an individual who is arguing the approval violates his right to security of the person as guaranteed under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Though the appeals are expected to take about six months to be dealt with, previous wind farm challenges on the grounds of health concerns have failed, including objections to the Bornish Wind Farm constructed south of Parkhill in Middlesex County.

Northland Power has said it will not undertake major construction work on the Grand Bend Wind Farm until the appeals have been settled.

Source:  WIND FARMS: Appeal says turbines can cause dizziness | By John Miner, The London Free Press | Tuesday, July 15, 2014 | www.lfpress.com

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