In 2006, CALEWT was formed by a group of concerned residents of Essex County in reaction to a proposal to place 119 industrial wind turbines in Pigeon Bay, in the Western Basin of Lake Erie. Our position has always been that a full, non-biased/impartial environmental assessment must be completed before consideration is given to any [..]
ESSEX—Local MPPs Pat Hoy and Bruce Crozier support the Ministry of Natural Resources’ new proposal to consider additional areas to be removed from offshore wind development. Areas that could be removed include those subject to important recreational activities, core commercial fishing activities, navigational lanes and sensitive environmental areas etc.
“These proposed rules would ensure that our [..]
NO OFFSHORE TURBINES WITHIN 5KM AS
PROVINCE SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT
For June 25, 2010
LEAMINGTON—Local MPPs Pat Hoy and Bruce Crozier said they’re pleased with new rules banning turbines within 5 km of shore, as the Province announced a complete review of where, when and how the government makes Crown land available for off-shore wind projects.
“I encourage the [..]
After hearing a report from Town Planner, Danielle Truax regarding the limited and potentially costly remedies available to municipalities with regard to wind power, Kingsville Council has decided to make a concerted, cohesive, and collected effort to deal with matters concerning the potential impact of offshore wind turbines.
Kingsville has already partnered with the Town [..]
The province’s Green Energy Act has hamstrung residents’ ability to fight wind turbine proposals for lakes Erie and St. Clair by putting the financial onus on opponents to prove any harm to human health or the environment.
Municipalities need to do hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of studies to fight 715 wind turbines proposed for [..]
A Leamington-based company that is proposing to put 700 wind turbines in lakes Erie and St. Clair has hired a high-profile Michigan public relations strategist and former spokesman for the mayor of Detroit.
Daniel Cherrin, who was chief communications officer under former Detroit mayor Ken Cockrel Jr., said Thursday he was hired last week by SouthPoint [..]
Seven hundred offshore wind turbines are being proposed for Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair including 165 turbines north of Lakeshore and wind farms off Amherstburg, Colchester, Kingsville and Leamington.
SouthPoint Wind of Leamington had already proposed 15 turbines in three spots off the shores of Kingsville and Leamington. If SouthPoint gets approval for that project, [..]