Sep 11, 2012
The Canadian Press
TORONTO, Ont. – An Ontario couple is trying to put the brakes on a proposed wind farm project until the health effects of turbines can be studied, and they’re turning to the courts for help.
Shawn and Trisha Drennan’s farm north of Goderich sits in the proposed Kingsbridge II wind farm and one turbine will be about 600 metres from their house. Twelve more turbines would be within the surrounding two kilometres.
Their… Continue reading
April 12, 2011
Alexandra M. Dannis and James G. Dannis
The key conclusion of the Appraisal Report is that the transmission lines would take high-quality view land with a highest and best use of residential development and drive the value of the land down to the lowest residual value. As the report states (p.52) in summarizing the analysis:
“The major conclusion with this analysis is that bisecting a lot with a HVTL [high voltage transmission line] renders it with… Continue reading
July 12, 2010
Author: Yunk, Joe
My name is Joe Yunk; I currently reside at the address of N2630 Townhall Rd in Kewaunee County. My prior address was North 7905 County Trunk P, Algoma, Wisconsin which was in the Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) wind farm by Rio Creek, Wisconsin. I moved from the Algoma address to my current address on or about October 2009 to get away from the effects of the WPS wind farm.
I have… Continue reading
November 15, 2012
By Barb McKay
Professional engineer says reported impacts from wind turbines meet emergency criteria
A state of emergency will not be called in Kincardine to assist residents who have reported suffering health impacts from nearby wind energy developments.
Kincardine councillors were, at moments, apologetic as they explained to residents during last Wednesday’s meeting that they could not fulfill a request to declare a state of emergency in response to an increasing number of industrial wind turbines… Continue reading
APRIL 7, 2010
By NANCY MADSEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sales records show that Cape Vincent has had a steeper decline in residential property sales than its neighbors and real estate professionals are starting to blame proposed wind power developments.
“People do not want to buy near windmills,” said Amanda J. Miller, owner of Lake Ontario Realty, Dexter, who specializes in waterfront property sales. “They avoid purchasing in towns like Cape Vincent.”
August 3, 2012by Ellen Landauer http://windwisema.org/you-paved-paradise-landauer-editorial/
“You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone, You paved Paradise, put up a Parking Lot.”
The prophetic words of Joni Mitchell sang through my head as I came upon the wasteland wrought by the Industrial Wind Turbine installation that is under construction just one town away. How out of touch have we become that we can dutifully bring Save-a-Tree bags when we shop, yet support a technology… Continue reading
Nov 17, 2012
Elisabeth Jonkman, The Netherlands
Editor’s note: The following testimony was submitted by Mrs. Elisabeth Jonkman, Netherlands, to the Australian Federal Senate this month, as the Senate considers legislation designed to address Wind Turbine Syndrome (a term the Senate does not use, by the way).
I would like to inform you what happened to my life after I started hearing and feeling low frequency noise. . . .
Please see the list of letters of affected and concerned, with scientific and medical submissions to the Senate of Australia here: Mr. Walker is but ONE concerned individual.
November 15, 2012
By Bob Boughner, Chatham Daily News
A well-known Dover farmer-politician claims the proliferation of industrial wind turbines in his area has cost him the potential sale of his home.
Rex Crawford, former Dover reeve and Liberal MP, added his voice Thursday to a growing chorus of politicians and citizens demanding a moratorium on wind turbine construction.
Crawford, along with Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MP Bev Shipley and Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton, called for the moratorium while… Continue reading
by Kate Proctor in Better Farming
Both animal and human health is suffering from stray voltage that can cause catastrophic problems in the barn. But nailing down the precise causes and where the responsibility lies has proved a long and difficult struggle. Driven out of business as a result of a raft of health and behaviour problems suffered by their herd, beef producers Ross and Darlene Brindley are suing Hydro One Networks Inc. and… Continue reading