Maps of eastern Lake Ontario industrial wind projects

May 16, 2012

These maps show wind turbine projects proposed for or installed in Frontenac County, Lennox and Addington & the single-tier municipality of Prince Edward County

Note that offshore wind turbine projects were put on hold before the 2011 Ontario election

Source: http://amherstislandwindinfo.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/lake-ontario-turbines3.jpg

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Map of Industrial Wind Turbines in Important Bird Areas

April 21, 2012

This map was extracted from this 3 MB pdf file entitled Amherst Island – Biodiversity Threatened. More information can be found here: http://protectamherst.yolasite.com/

More than 200 industrial wind turbines are proposed for or already installed within designated Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in the province of Ontario, Canada: Read the rest of this entry »


Local Group(s)

March 19, 2012

To find the group(s) in your municipality, click below:

http://ontario-wind-resistance.org/member-pages/


Potential buyers backed away from Wolfe Island

August 19, 2011

“When the windmill construction got underway, the potential buyers backed away from their purchase with the specific reason that they did not want to be on a windmill island,” Manion wrote.

http://www.thewhig.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3264201

 


Frontenac County: no sales on Wolfe Island

June 24, 2011

“We’ve had no sales on Wolfe Island and we still don’t have any,” he said.

That is precisely the point. Across Ontario, rural residents among turbines are finding their houses un-saleable. Would you buy a house among 86 industrial wind turbines, 28 of them visible from the home and the nearest just 750 metres away? Some of the homes on Wolfe Island are within 500 metres of the nearest turbine.

http://windconcernsontario.wordpress.com/2010/09/18/wind-turbines-hurt-homes%E2%80%99-resale-value/


7,600 Large Onshore Wind Turbines in Ontario

March 31, 2011

To see the most recent list of turbines installed in or proposed for Ontario (Canada), click this link:

All are as big or larger than Toronto’s Ex Place turbine.Oct 22 13 Turbines For Ontario-3

Please leave a comment if you notice any errors or omissions.

A larger version of this map can be found under Bruce County on the right.

More maps can be found here:

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Wind Turbines Chase Couple Off Wolfe Island

March 1, 2011

… 17 years ago, they fell in love with the peaceful, slow pace of life in the rural community. It quickly became home and they planned to retire on the island.

That has all changed. The couple feels that construction of one of Canada’s largest wind-power projects has forced them out of the community and they’re in the process of moving off the island…

http://windconcernsontario.wordpress.com/member-pages/frontenac/