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Wind Refugees

We live in Ontario and we are joining the ranks of wind refugees.

The Law is my Oyster

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Newstalk FMreported (after an airing of the Pat Kenny Show) that:

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“A government minister has not ruled out moving people away from areas where wind farms may be built.

Energy Minister Alex White says: “That has happened in other countries – I’ve seen that happening in other countries”.”

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I have been researching the basis for the Minister’s claim (for a day now) but I have been unable to find any examples of other countries forcibly moving citizens to make way for wind farms in particular. There are many examples of people being forced from their homes due to the proximity of wind farms, but these were a consequence of wind farms, rather than in anticipation of wind farms. In addition, it was not a government-sponsored or sanctioned relocation, but rather a question of people fleeing from the health hazards posed by infrasound, flicker and habitat contamination, for…

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