What’s New : CALEWT

By: Lake Erie Wind Turbines  09-12-2011
Keywords: Wind Turbines, environmental assessment, Turbines

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http://news.ontario.ca/ene/en/2011/02/ontario-rules-out-offshore-wind-projects.html
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 [..]

 
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 [..]

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09-12-2011

Relevant Articles : CALEWT

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.


09-12-2011

Public Initiatives : CALEWT

M.P.P.’s Bruce Crozier and Pat Hoy’s Press ReleaseThe CALEWT Steering Committee are pleased with both these announcements. Ontario Ministry of Environment Re: Rules Proposed for Off-Shore Wind Turbines2. John Gerretsen, MPP, Minister of the Environment12th Floor, 135 St. Clair Ave.


09-12-2011

Media : CALEWT

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.


09-12-2011

Updates : CALEWT

Http://news.ontario.ca/ene/en/2011/02/ontario-rules-out-offshore-wind-projects.htmlIn 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. 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.