Plans to dot Ontario's countryside with wind turbines should be shelved, says the province's largest agricultural organization.Read the full article in the Ottawa Citizen, including this from our Minister of Energy:
The Ontario Federation of Agriculture is calling on the government to properly address a range of concerns, including the health effects of turbines, before it issues any more permits for development.
"A lot of these issues haven't been resolved," says Mark Wales, president of the OFA. "It's really dividing rural communities and that's not healthy, that's not good."
"We elected not to give all 440-plus municipalities in the province of Ontario a veto," says Energy Minister Chris Bentley. "Because the natural result of that would be that no projects would proceed."