MoE aware 6 wind projects in important bird areas

August 19, 2013

Ontario Ministry of Energy aware 6 wind power projects in important bird areas:

Manitoulin Island, Ernestown and Amherst Island near Kingston, and Prince Edward County. – See more at: http://www.tomadamsenergy.com/2013/05/06/foi-reveals-ontario-govt-reviewing-options-to-downsize-wind-development/#sthash.XI4Bhczl.dpuf

http://www.windyleaks.com/2013/05/06/ontario-ministry-of-energy-aware-6-wind-power-projects-in-important-bird-area/

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Important Birding Areas vs. Wind Turbine Developments

October 3, 2012

Ontario Wind Resistance

IBAs overlapped with IWTs

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Report: No turbines in Important Bird Areas

October 2, 2012

Opponents of wind turbines in Prince Edward County will like this news.

In a report to be released today, Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller says the province should not allow industrial wind turbines in so called “Important Bird Areas”. Read the rest of this entry »


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 »


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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