Jim Hendry has written an editorial on the London Free Press site calling for a moratorium on projects pending the outcome of Health Canada's study.
Halt new wind turbines pending fed study findings | Editorial | Comment | London Free Press:
Now that Health Canada has announced the first comprehensive, made-in-Canada review of the health impacts of wind turbines, Ontario should halt construction of any new turbines.Continue reading at the London Free Press:
Accusations the large electricity generators make people who live near them sick have been flying since the McGuinty government included wind turbines in its plan to encourage and subsidize "clean" electricity generation.
The Liberals' response has been that global studies show no concrete link between noise and vibration created by the giant revolving blades and illness among people who live near them.
Now the feds, through Health Canada, have decided to see for themselves.
A description on Health Canada's website indicates its study should be strong enough to be accepted as the final word. People living in 2,000 homes between 500 metres and five km from eight to 12 different wind farms will be studied.
Editorial is also now on the Chatham Daily news site