Residents of Plympton Fighting Giant Wind Turbines | First Monday:
All over the world, wind turbines have coexisted with people, but because they are placed in offshore, industrial parks that do not interfere with daily life," says Mr. Palmer. The wind turbines in Ontario are causing so many problems because they are much larger than turbines in Europe or Oceania, and they are placed much closer to residential areas, according to Mr. Palmer.Municipal Politicians Side With Anti Turbine Group:
A fixable problem, if we are to learn from our international neighbours. However, the problem seems to lie with the provincial government, not following regulations or listening to residents...
Nancy [Venhuizen] and her anti – turbine group are pushing Plympton Wyoming Council to fight the province in the courts. The issue centres on the Municipal and Planning Acts that she says should supercede Dalton's Green Energy Act.Both articles can be read, in full, at the First Monday website.
Under current legislation turbines can be located within 550 metres of residential property. And they are to the detriment of homeowners who have to live with them.
The health impact is being studied. The devaluation of property is a known.
Suncor and others will have to use municipal roadways for their transmission lines.
Expect opposition from Plympton Wyoming politicians. At the very least they will try to push the turbines two kilometres away.