Originally posted on Ottawa Wind Concerns:
Kingston Whig-Standard, August 24, 2015
Amherst Island wind project approved
A map of Amherst Island from the Revised Draft Site Plan by Windlectric.
STELLA – A controversial wind energy project for Amherst Island has received conditional approval from the Ontario government.
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change announced Monday the project received a renewable energy approval with more than two dozen conditions.
Windlectric Inc.’s Amherst Island Wind Energy Project is to include up to 26 wind turbine generators and one substation transformer.
The project has been ferociously opposed by many island residents, who argue the project is bad for their health, the environment and the heritage of the island.
The Association to Protect Amherst Island said the project proposal, which the government deemed complete in January 2014, is not finished and leaves too…
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