5 km of new roads for up to 9 turbines

The negative environmental impact of constructing 5 km of roads in a wildlife refuge (designated Important Bird Area) far outweighs the small amount of electricity that would have been intermittently generated by up to 9 wind turbines. The Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) clearly made the correct decision in this case:

http://www.thewhig.com/2016/06/06/no-turbines-at-ostrander-ert

The project would require the construction of more than five kilometres of access roads to construct and service the nine turbines and as part of the remedy, Gilead proposed to reduce traffic by installing gates

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