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Ontario ignored staff warnings on wind turbine noise

Other than ‘sometimes’ we found it hard to believe we in rural Ontario live in a democracy, I totally agree with this article. I know now democracy in Ontario is a FARCE.

Ottawa Wind Concerns

More on the disaster that has been Ontario’s “green energy” program.

Premier Wynne with former Energy Minister and Ottawa MPP Bob Chiarelli [Photo: Canadian Press]

Toronto Sun

It’s too bad Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government didn’t have its epiphany on the pointlessness of subsidizing any more expensive, unreliable and unneeded wind turbines before it tore apart rural Ontario.

It’s too bad Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government didn’t have its epiphany on the pointlessness of subsidizing any more expensive, unreliable and unneeded wind turbines before it tore apart rural Ontario.

The Liberals’ treatment of rural Ontarians has been a disgrace.

They overrode local planning rights by passing the Green Energy Act of 2009 under Wynne’s predecessor, Dalton McGuinty, then rammed industrial wind factories down their throats.

Sometimes, it was hard for people in these communities to believe they were living in a democracy.

Rural communities were torn apart — neighbours cashing…

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One thought on “Ontario ignored staff warnings on wind turbine noise

  1. “During the 2011 election, the CBC reported government documents released under Freedom of Information legislation showed environment ministry staff had issued internal warnings the province needed stricter rural noise limits on turbines, that it had no reliable way to monitor or enforce them and that computer models for determining setbacks were flawed.”
    This is absolutely shocking to me!
    No wonder the MOECC has bungled their way through the intense questioning and pleading that people in Huron County have done to address the setback issue and the fact that the noise was outrageous and the low frequency noise modulations and infrasound effects were frightening!
    The same canned response was given time and time again by the MOECC that there was nothing to worry about. People’s frightening adverse health effects were denied and ignored consistently!

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