Daily Archives: May 28, 2012

Parkhill & Forest Wind Information Meetings

Parkhill  Wind Info Meeting
Date: June 13
Time: 7:00PM
Place: North Middlesex District Community Centre, 225 McLeod St., Parkhill MAP

Forest  Wind Info Meeting
Date: June 14

Time: 7:00PM
Place: Forest Legion Branch 176, 58 Albert St, Forest MAP

Speakers

1. Health: Noise, Shadow Flicker, Dirty Electricity
Barbara Ashbee & Lorrie Gillis
– Lorrie is an outspoken Grey Highlands advocate, who is also the process administrator for ‘Wind Voice;’ a self reporting group on the health effects of wind turbines. Lorrie will speak to the community about those currently suffering from health issues resulting from Industrial Wind Development. Barb is a former Shelburne area resident, whose home was bought out by the Wind Developer, after it became un-liveable due to the surrounding wind turbines. Barb will provide a heart wrenching account of her family’s experience.

2. Economics: Viability
Richard Wakefield – After much experience with the current hydro prices, Richard developed the blog “Ontario Wind Performance,” which provides data on the actual physical performance of Wind Turbines in Ontario. Richard, through his research, challenges many of the claims made in favour of wind power and will speak on the viability of wind power in Ontario.

3. Property Value: Real Estate
Doug Pedlar
– Doug is a Broker of Record for RE/MAX Bluewater Realty in the Grand Bend area. Doug has many years as a respected realtor within the community, and will speak on the effects that industrial wind turbines currently have on property values, and how the industrialization of the local community will impact its residents’ property values.

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