Turbine opponents donate to town’s legal fight
Paul Morden, London Free Press
They’ve begun taking out their wallets and cheque books to help the town defend its wind turbine bylaws in court. About $3,000 in donations were collected by the group We’re Against Industrial Turbines – Plympton-Wyoming (WAIT-PW) when it held its own event Tuesday at a Suncor Energy Products public open house in Camlachie.
Suncor is seeking provincial approval to build as many as 46 wind turbines as part of its Cedar Point Wind Power project in Plympton-Wyoming, Lambton Shores and Warwick Township. At the same time, Suncor is suing Plympton-Wyoming over several of its bylaws, including a requirement that turbines be built at least 2 kilometres away from neighbouring homes. Ontario’s rules only require a 550-metre setback. Read article