Friday, September 24, 2010

Wind justice in Ontario, Canada: Green energy impositions

Expropriation without compensation under the green banner...

On September 23, 2010, The Train interviewed Jane Wilson, Chair of the North Gower Wind Action Group (NGWAG), Christiane Bollinger, member of the Board of the NGWAG, and Dr. John Harrison, physicist and wind power expert.

We discussed the corporate cronyism and lack of democracy in industrial wind power projects being imposed on residents in Canada and the process to date regarding an industrial wind power project slated for the community of North Gower (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada).

We learned that industrial wind comprises many significant health and safety issues that are not being properly addressed by governments, environmental regulations, or the industry. The human and animal health and safety problems are nothing short of unacceptable...

Video about the shadow flicker hazard and its impacts
Wind Concerns Ontario
North Gower Wind Action Group
Independent Electricity System Operator in Ontario
(has a cool little wind turbine graphic to show how much power wind is producing at the moment---not much!)

  • Hydro: the decline and fall of Ontario's electric empire, by Jamie Swift and Ketih Stewart
  • The War in the Country, by Thomas F. Pawlick
  • Wind Turbine Syndrome, By Nina Pierpont, MD

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