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August 11, 2022 • AlbertaPrint storyE-mail story

Lawsuit filed over company’s alleged failure to develop controversial wind farm projects in southern Alberta

Four investors in controversial proposed wind farms in the Cypress Hills area are suing the company that bought them out for not following through on the projects, costing them $10.75 million in unpaid share sales, a lawsuit claims. Article content The claim, filed in Calgary Court of Queen’s Bench by northern Ontario alternative energy entrepreneur David Boileau and three others, says NaturEner Energy Canada Inc.’s failure to proceed with the projects violated their share purchase agreements. The four agreed to . . . Complete story »


August 11, 2022 • OhioPrint storyE-mail story

Ohio court ruling backs turbines in Lake Erie

An Ohio Supreme Court has affirmed the placement of wind turbines in Lake Erie as part of the Icebreaker wind project off the shores of Cleveland. By a 6-1 margin on Wednesday, the justices ruled the power siting board employed “a flexible standing in granting the requested certificate (that) poses no legal problem.” For now, that decision allows the first freshwater offshore wind-powered electric-generation facility in North America to move forward. That plan includes a six-turbine wind-powered electric-generation facility on . . . Complete story »


August 5, 2022 • Newfoundland and LabradorPrint storyE-mail story

With wind farm decision expected Friday, Port au Port residents are divided

A decision on releasing a proposed wind-energy project for the Port au Port Peninsula from environmental assessment is looming, with Environment Minister Bernard Davis expected to deliver an update Friday. Residents on the peninsula raised concerns almost immediately when the proposal – to place 164 wind turbines throughout the area, along with a green hydrogen and ammonia plant in nearby Stephenville – was announced. On Wednesday, with the decision imminent, Cape St. Goerge Mayor Stella Cornect said her community is divided on . . . Complete story »


July 30, 2022 • Ontario, OpinionsPrint storyE-mail story

No recourse: Ontario’s green energy dream has turned into a nightmare

A few years ago, Canadians and Americans in Havana, Cuba’s diplomatic community, suffered from hearing loss, memory problems, and headaches. It was widely reported that acoustic weapons were to blame, while some media outlets, including Vanity Fair, described the “hypersonic attacks” as psychosomatic, indicative of a culture of paranoia. Either way, the scientific consensus remains true: constant annoyance, whether by sound or light, is psychologically disruptive in the short term and damaging long term. A European Environment Agency report blames . . . Complete story »


July 29, 2022 • Letters, New JerseyPrint storyE-mail story

Industrial impact

I have followed with great interest the recent commentaries and news reports concerning the proposed wind turbine projects off of LBI’s coastline. It should be noted I am neither an engineer nor a marine biologist, but simply a homeowner and citizen who is trying to digest the information at hand. I generally favor the concept of clean energy-producing projects; however, I am also very conscious of the beauty of our island and the impact industrial projects can have on the . . . Complete story »


July 25, 2022 • Newfoundland and LabradorPrint storyE-mail story

Wind farm plan meets resistance

WEST COAST – On July 6, a meeting held in Cape St. George and live streamed on Facebook focused on the proposed wind turbine project being constructed on the Port au Port Peninsula. This meeting provided an opportunity for information sharing between World Energy GH2 Inc. and the residents of the peninsula with the hope of bringing more understanding and support for the project. John Risley, a director with World Energy GH2, outlined the proposal to build 160 turbines on . . . Complete story »


July 9, 2022 • Newfoundland and LabradorPrint storyE-mail story

‘A lot of convincing to do’: Port au Port residents feel blindsided by proposed wind farm

Residents of Newfoundland’s Port au Port Peninsula say they’ve been blindsided by the announcement of a proposed hydrogen wind farm in the region, saying they fear scores of turbines will infringe on their land and harm their way of life. At a meeting in Cape St. George Wednesday, businessman John Risley faced a room filled with obviously frustrated residents, some of whom said they were surprised to learn about it from media reports or from neighbours. “It’s disrespectful. Very disrespectful…There’s . . . Complete story »


June 17, 2022 • OntarioPrint storyE-mail story

Nation Rise opponents left twisting in the wind at EOHU Cornwall office

Two fierce opponents of the controversial Nation Rise Wind Farm in North Stormont were surprised Thursday morning to find out an Eastern Ontario Health Unit board meeting they wanted to attend had been cancelled. Surprised, but not that surprised, agreed Ruby Mekker – spokesperson for the group opposed to the windmills – and Tammy McRae, a former municipal politician in North Stormont, who travelled to Cornwall and to the EOHU headquarters on Sydney Street hoping to be a part of . . . Complete story »


May 20, 2022 • AlbertaPrint storyE-mail story

County of St. Paul moves to amend land use plan for alternative energy development

ST. PAUL – County of St. Paul County Council has moved forward with the first reading of two pieces of documentation in hopes of being ahead of the game should an alternative energy system company officially come knocking on the municipality’s door. Amendments to the County’s Land Use Bylaw and Municipal Development Plan are now in play with advertising of the proposed amendments followed by public hearings being the next steps. The move to beef up the County’s land use . . . Complete story »


May 20, 2022 • OntarioPrint storyE-mail story

More work to do to end well water saga in CK

Ontario’s Ministry of Health is clearing up some local questions about a recent investigation into turbid private well water in North Kent. Ministry Spokesperson Bill Campbell tells CK News Today the province plans to conduct further analysis of the collected data, including review by medical experts and additional monitoring through sampling and testing as needed, including bacteriological testing. Former Chatham-Kent Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Colby had questioned why there was no medical expert or doctor on the panel . . . Complete story »


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