Why does Ontario’s MOE want rare turtles killed?

August 7, 2013

Why is Ontario’s “Ministry of Environment” appealing this ruling that limits turtle mortality? Read the rest of this entry »

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 Prince Edward County wind turbine projects

May 16, 2012

This map shows wind projects installed in or proposed for the single-tier municipality of Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada.

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

Source: http://ccsage.ca/Default.aspx?pageId=671947

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:


Prince Edward Co: Owner Walks Away from Property

May 24, 2011

… the first thing they ask real-estate agents is whether a property is near an area that may get turbines, says Mertens. If so, they aren’t interested.

Mertens had an e-mail recently from a property owner who’s been trying to sell a lot near one of the proposed projects for two years, without success. “He told me he’s walking away from the lot now. He no longer wants to pay taxes on it.”

Read more: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/technology/great+divide+over+wind+power/4819726/story.html#ixzz1NIVVP6Qb