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Justice Turned Turtle

   Significant habitat: Midland Painted Turtles basking at the northern extent of their range. “Significant” Midland Painted Turtle habitat (as defined by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests, OMNRF) at the northern extent of their range went unidentified … Continue reading

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The Roads to Turbine Hell

The roads to turbine Hell 60 Km of new roads and over 40Km of transmission/collector lines cut through the forest. Despite our desperate resistance to the economic suicide of the allegedly ‘Green’ Energy Act,  giant monuments to greed and gullibility … Continue reading

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Flexible standards

Bird and bat mortality monitoring protocols specify searching a 50 metre radius from the centre of the turbine column. As can be seen from the photos below, this turbine pad extends only 8 metres behind the turbine and 12 metres … Continue reading

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Memories of Algoma

Memories of Algoma “We started the Lake Superior Circle Tour at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and proceeded clockwise through Wisconsin and Minnesota. Didn’t see any wind turbines until after we entered Ontario. The IWTs [industrial wind turbines] installed near Dorion were … Continue reading

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Trouble in the Emerald Trough

Many of us have come to realize that big wind is a global industry on the scale of big oil whose the tactics and methods to subvert the democratic process and force wind developments into people’s communities come from the … Continue reading

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We are all in the same boat now

WE ARE ALL IN THE SAME BOAT NOW (But we should be in a canoe – Chief Joe Buckell)   Bill Montour a First Nation’s traditionalist fighting the greed energy takeover of Six Nations territory spoke passionately about his connection … Continue reading

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ABOUT ENERGY LITERACY… “Error 404 – Not Found”

ABOUT ENERGY LITERACY… “Error 404 – Not Found Sorry, but you are looking for something that isn’t here.” Upon launching the new energy web page the Minister of Energy said he heard “one consistent message from energy consumers, Ontarians and … Continue reading

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The Passing of a Wind Warrior

Sadly we wish to mark the passing of intelligence and courage: a fallen Wind Warrior, as we wish the NDP will remember him. The Green Energy Act could end up being the Provincial Liberal Government’s worst boondoggle since the scandal … Continue reading

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Big Energy and Big Money

The following comment was made by one of our members and I thought it was worth sharing and drawing attention to the excellent blog it was made on. Steve Aplin writes well and always has an interesting take on issues: … Continue reading

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Letter to MOE re EBR 011-5191 Grand Renewable Wind Generating Station

Kristina Rudzki Senior Project Evaluator Ministry of the Environment Operations Division Environmental Approvals Branch 2 St. Clair Avenue West Floor 12A Toronto Ontario M4V 1L5 Phone: (416) 314-6802 Toll Free Phone: (800) 461-6290 In light of the fact that the … Continue reading

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