Category Archives: Environment

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American Bird Conservancy Press Release on Wind Turbines on Great Lakes shorelines

Wind energy development does not belong along the Great Lakes shorelines says the American Bird Conservancy (ABC). For a copy of the press release click here. A high number of birds migrate along the Great Lake shorelines at altitudes that … Continue reading

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Nature Canada, Ontario Nature and American Bird Conservancy News Release

    The environmental conservancy groups are speaking out against the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change’s decision to put electricity generation ahead of environment conservation. White Pines Wind Project Decision Harmful to Birds and Bats Nature Canada, Ontario Nature, and … Continue reading

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Comments to the Ministry of the Environment by APPEC members

Many people from Prince Edward County have directed comments to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) on the planned wpd White Pines Project. These are only a few of the written comments submitted to MOECC last spring. APPEC … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Environment, Health, Heritage

SUBMITTING COMMENTS on wpd’s White Pines Wind Project by MAY 10, 2014!

APPEC has put together a list of comments related to the revised wpd White Pines Project Heritage Assessment, the Heritage Interconnection Line and the Natural Heritage Assessment (NHA) reports. The Comments are being posted here to help concerned PEC residents raise their … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Heritage, Ontario Energy Board, Uncategorized

Environment – Feb 6, 2014 – Ontario Wildlife Survey

Wind Concerns Ontario has set up an online survey that asks a simple question: Do you approve of Ontario’s birds and animals being killed to make way for large wind power generation projects? Poll closes end of day February 17th. … Continue reading

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Legal – APPEC Report (Part 1) on Jan 23, 2014 Ostrander Point ERT Appeal Hearing

This was the final day of the 3-day hearing.  The morning began with a submission from South Shore Conservancy which has Intervenor Status at the hearing followed by the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists’ Counter-Appeal on migratory birds and alvar. The … Continue reading

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Legal – APPEC Report on Jan 22, 2014 Ostrander Point ERT Appeal Hearing

Day Two of the 3-day hearing before the Divisional Court focused on the finding of the Environmental Review Tribunal that if allowed to proceed Gilead Power’s wind project at Ostrander Point in Prince Edward County will cause serious and irreversible … Continue reading

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