LSARC Blog: Their nest error was not their last – LOCAL2 Sault Ste. Marie

LSARC Blog: Their nest error was not their last – LOCAL2 Sault Ste. Marie: “”

A big energy Corporation masquerading as poor little wind energy guys trying to help make our Province greener by hacking down big old Cottonwoods in Haldimand County and destroying an active eagle nest to “save” the birds has made their next bad move….

LSARC eagle nest removal

They are suing the proverbial “little guy”.

In this case that is a diminutive mother of two who is fighting to protect her family, their heritage and our natural heritage. Esther Wrightman has been at the forefront of the resistance against industrial wind turbines in Ontario, working by day as a rock garden expert to provide for her family while her off hours activism has included managing two websites http://mlwindaction.org/ and http://ontario-wind-resistance.org and demanding accountability from politicians and industry.

Her statement of defence is an inventory of the series of bungles Nextera Energy Canada, a wholly-owned subsidiary of $57.2 billion dollar U.S. company NextEra Energy Ltd., formerly FPL Group Ltd., and owners of Florida Power & Light Inc., has made in the Renewable Energy Approvals process to earn itself the moniker “Next Error”. It is hard to believe such incompetence from a giant corporation has not been intentional.

Nextera’s first mistake may have been to think its reputation would not precede it however the windy parts of rural Ontario have become rather closely knit. The epithet “Next Terror” was but a natural evolution in communities’ relationship with a company which was seen to be a bully.

Now they have thoroughly confirmed that character assessment and are on to the Next Error in judgment. Esther has been likened unto a combination of Erin Brockovich and Joan of Arc. She will not back down and she may lead an army.

…Continue reading at Local2

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About lsarc

LSarc is grassroots protection of Lake Superior through citizen science and volunteerism.  If you are interested in preserving intact ecosystems and restoring biological integrity of the Lake Superior watershed using the scientific method to test hypotheses and research, then you are LSarc LSarc is proud to be a member of the John Muir Trust and the 60th member organization of Wind Concerns Ontario
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