STOP the Arbour Farms Gravel Pit on Airport Road

Your community needs your support. Arbour Farms is aggressively pursuing a license to extract gravel and recycle imported material from its property on the east side of Airport Road just south of County Road 21. If this gravel pit is approved, it will result in the addition of possibly hundreds of gravel trucks per day to an already extremely dangerous traffic situation on Airport Road, in addition to noise, dust and other disturbances. CORE, working together with other community organizations, stopped the Highland Farms Mega Quarry in 2012! With your help, we can ...

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Wind Turbine Syndrome, a matter of bad prevention?

Denmark is one of the world biggest producers of wind energy. 30% of its energy production is based on the wind turbines. But are there any consequences to be considered about the noise that these wind turbines produce? Are they harmful for the human health?

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Environmental Review Tribunal dismisses charter challenge

The Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) has dismissed a constitutional challenge of the Renewable Energy Act (REA). Dennis Sanford, president of Wind Resistance Melancthon, and the citizen’s group, Conserving our Rural Environment (CORE), claimed the concerns of residents raised during the REA process was ignored by decision makers at the Ministry of Environment (MOE). The ERT agreed to hear their constitutional challenge in Shelburne in August.

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Tribunal Rules in Favour of Dufferin Wind

The Environmental Review Tribunal has upheld ministerial approvals of the 100-MW Dufferin Wind Power (DWP) wind farm in Melancthon. The approvals include not only the turbines but also the 230 kv transmission line along the rail corridor. DWP also has Ontario Energy Board “leave to construct” the power line but lacks agreement with Dufferin County and other property owners for necessary easements, and is seeking permission to expropriate.

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