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Last year, West Grey mayor Kevin Eccles stood up for the people in his community and called for a moratorium on industrial wind power projects because of the damage they were causing to health and property values.

And now, Mr Eccles is running in the upcoming provincial election. For the Liberals. Which has meant a certain change of heart.

Here is Mr. Eccles’ letter from 2010

 

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

 

                    Mr. Kevin Eccles                                                                                                                Telephone:   519- 369-2200

                   402813 Grey Road 4, RR 2                                                                                             Facsimile:  519-369-5962

                  Durham, ON N0G 1R0                                                                                                                    Email:  keccles@greycounty.ca

 

        January 13, 2010

 

 

       TO:                           All Provincial Ministers

                                            All Members of Provincial Parliament

                                            Local Members of Parliament

                                            Area (Grey andBruceCounties) Member of Parliament

 

                                             All Municipalities within Grey andBruceCounties

                                            GreyCountyandBruceCounty

 

                                             All Ontario Municipalities

 

         As Mayor of theMunicipalityofWest Grey, on behalf of the Council and citizens of West Grey, I

         am calling upon the Province of Ontario to place an indefinite moratorium on industrial wind

         turbines in the Municipality of West Greyand other Ontario municipalities.

 

         The Council of the Municipality of West Grey, as its meeting held on January 11, 2010 passed the

         attached resolution regarding industrial wind turbines and is seeking all Provincial Ministers, MPP’s,

         local and area MP’s and all Ontario municipalities, including Grey and Bruce Countiesto support

         this resolution.

           Yours truly

                ORIGINAL SIGNED BY MAYOR KEVIN ECCLES

           Kevin Eccles

           Mayor

          MunicipalityofWestGrey

 

 

DISCLAIMER

This material is provided under contract as a paid service by the originating organization and does not necessarily reflect the view or positions of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), its subsidiary companies, officers, directors or agents.

 

Now, the “new” Mr. Eccles, the Liberal candidate, says he can’t support a moratorium, that he believes in the Green Energy Act, and that he trusts the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and the Energy Minister. The story is here: http://www.owensoundsuntimes.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3289062

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