• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Oct 30th, 2010
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Simcoe Solar Farm Awareness Project formed Letter to aware.simcoe@gmail.ca October 30 2010This email is regarding the 10 proposed solar panel large scale projects in Simcoe County on agricultural land. Many of you have attended information meetings hosted by Recurrent Energy (the proponent), others c...
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Sep 29th, 2010
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Letter to the Barrie Examiner - September 29 2010Recurrent Energy, which is developing clean energy projects on lands leased from local owners, would like to respond to some of the points raised in this article. We recognize that farming is important to Ontario. ...
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Sep 29th, 2010
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By MARG. BRUINEMAN, BARRIE EXAMINER September 15 2010Opposition to a California company's plans to install solar panels on 10 farms around Barrie and Orillia is heating up. ...
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Sep 29th, 2010
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Letter to the Orillia Packet and Times - September 28 2010Re: "Those wanting to preserve farmland should purchase it," Adrian Kooger, letter to the editorThe issue here is that so-called solar "farms" are industrial use of agricultural land. The Ontario Government's Green Energy Act has taken away ou...
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Sep 29th, 2010
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By Trina Berlo Simcoe.com Sept 28 2010WASAGA BEACH – Bruce Newbold, a professor at McMaster University, presented his wind energy report to Wasaga Beach council last week, advising them there is no real evidence to support claims that wind turbines cause any adverse health effects. Newbold presented ...
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Sep 17th, 2010
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By J.T. McVeigh The Barrie Examiner September 16 2010PowerStream is making more than hay when the sun shines.A breakfast meeting in Barrie, Wednesday morning, introduced the distribution utility’s plans for their foray into the solar energy generation business. PowerStream, which services more ...
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Aug 18th, 2010
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By WES KELLER Orangeville Citizen August 12 2101 Wind Concerns Ontario, a group opposed to all installations of wind turbines, is severely critical of both the Ontario Government and the wind industry generally in a news release supporting the right of a municipal council to oppose windfarm developme...
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Aug 13th, 2010
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By Juan Cole Informed CommentDon’t miss Elisabeth Rosenthal’s important and well-written piece at NYT on Portugal’s energy policy. With remarkable clarity given the potentially technical subject matter, she explains exactly how the Portuguese government went from generating 17% of its electricity fro...
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Jul 26th, 2010
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By Gail Swainson Toronto Star July 23 2010A coalition of farmers, residents and green activists are suing the provincial government for shoving through a gas-fired power plant next to the Holland Marsh. ...
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Jun 14th, 2010
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By Chris Fell Simcoe.com May 25 2010To say that opposition to industrial wind turbines invading our rural landscape is growing would be an understatement.Several municipalities in Grey and Bruce counties are now pondering the possibility of challenging the McGuinty government’s draconian Green ...