Farm support is only in Dalton’s head | The Barrie Examiner:
Premier Dalton McGuinty told the legislature March 7, “Our single strongest group of supporters and champions for feed-in tariff in Ontario … is Ontario farmers.”Read the entire article
It seems a lot of farmers missed the memo. The feed-in tariff, by the way, is the part of the Dalton Gang’s green-energy plan, which is driving power prices through the roof.
On the subject of wind turbines, the most controversial segment of green energy, we have the following statement: “Escalating concerns about industrial wind turbines have prompted the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) to urge the province of Ontario to suspend further development until farm families and rural residents are assured that their interests are adequately protected.”
The OFA has 38,000 members.
In June 2010, the Ontario region of the National Farmers Union (NFU) said, “We believe the production of renewable energy must be under the control and ownership of farmers, rural communities and the broader public.
“The development of energy resources should not be left under the control of multinational corporations or private interests.”