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Shawn and Tricia Drennan are landowners facing a pending windfarm project known as Kingsbridge II. Kingsbridge II will consist of upwards of 150 turbines one of which will be as close as approximately 650 meters from their home. Twelve more turbines will be located within the surrounding two kilometers. After learning that eleven families living amongst two different wind projects (one located in their neighbouring township) had their homes purchased by wind companies, the Drennans sought to gather key information from these former residents about the adverse health and safety effects of the wind turbines. However, they learned that as a part of the buyout agreements, these residents were blocked from discussing any negative experiences with the wind turbines, including adverse health effects.
The Drennans, supported by the community group S.W.E.A.R. (Safe Wind Energy for All Residents) will go to Court, asking the Court to invalidate the non-disclosure clauses which…
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From the group that was awarded the right to summon Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health to testify in court:
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Falconer Practice Group
July 18, 2012-Important Wind Turbine Case: Drennan Appeal Successful
Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Arlene King, was ordered by a Superior Court judge to testify. Over the objections of Dr. King’s lawyer, the Chief Medical Officer of Health was ordered to testify on her knowledge of the health effects of wind turbines. Justice Sanderson rejected government arguments and quashed the lower court ruling of Master Haberman.
Decision. July 18, 2012
Factum of the Drennan Family. February 17, 2012
Factum of Dr. King. May 7, 2012
Further Documents on the Drennan Family’s case
To find the group(s) in your municipality, click below:
- For a detailed map of ~900 of the ~1200 turbines in Huron and Bruce counties, open this pdf file or scroll down to see the lower map at the bottom of the page
- For a detailed map of the 3 projects (260 turbines) shown below, open this pdf. The first map shows the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh, located in the northwest corner of the County of Huron. The yellow circles fall in the area bordered by Amberley, Lucknow & Nile.
…moved to the town of Seaforth, Ont., which is several kilometers away from the turbines near his former home. “I had to get out or I wouldn’t be standing here talking to you,”
“It don’t matter who you talk to. You bring ‘em out here and they’ll say that noise don’t bother us. Sit there for a week under that and listen to it and see what it does to your body.”
… due to the dirty electricity in their home, they have listed the farm for sale. Right in the listing it says the buildings are located close to large wind farm transmission lines and are subject to stray voltage.
To see the most recent list of turbines installed in or proposed for Ontario (Canada), click this link:
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.