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CanWEA disappointed with OFA statement on Wind Energy

Will continue to work to ensure farmers enjoy productive relationship with wind energy The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is extremely disappointed that the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) has called for a suspension of wind energy development at a

Improving the Green Energy FIT (2011)

 By Don McCabe, Vice President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture Developing green energy and securing sustainable energy sources has been a priority for government, industry, researchers and consumers for decades. In Ontario, we are fortunate to have programs that ensure green energy is a priority

Beware of Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

(reposted from The Energy Collective , Vicky Portwain, October 10, 2011) Despite all the power and wonders of the internet, one has to very careful in checking out the motives of those posting material on the web.  Here’s a good

Annoyance at Wind Turbines is Not the Same as Health Issue

Article first appeared in Hamilton Spectator Oct 23, 2011 Chris Forrest Wind energy in Canada is now on track to enjoy a record year in 2011 with approximately 1,338 MW of new installed wind energy capacity projected to come online.

Ontario Court Rules Windmill Setback ‘Precautionary’

(via Green Energy Act Alliance) Toronto, ON – The Ontario Divisional Court today rejected claims that the government failed to heed the ‘precautionary principle’ in enacting 550 metre setbacks for terrestrial windmills. The “Renewable Energy Approvals Regulation” under the Environmental

Dianne Saxe: One of Canada’s Best Lawyers (via @envirolaw1)

Congratulations to Dianne Saxe for the renewed inclusion in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® in the practice area of Environmental Law.   Very well deserved.

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