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Political leaders seek moratorium on wind turbines

Sarnia Observer
The Conservative MP and MPP for Sarnia-Lambton are calling for a moratorium on new wind farms in Ontario.

Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey and MP Patricia Davidson teamed up Thursday to urge the Liberal government at Queen’s Park to halt new wind energy projects while Health Canada studies the relationship between wind turbine noise and human health.

The move comes just days after the MP and MPP in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex made the same moratorium request.

The federal health study, announced last week, is expected to report its results in 2014.

“We know that there’s a tremendous amount of concern in the community,” Davidson said.

That’s why MPs in southwestern and eastern Ontario pushed Health Canada for a study, she said.

“In the meantime, I think that it makes perfect sense for all of us to just sit back and wait and see what the results are.” Read the rest of this entry