Wind-farm rogue

Ben Lobb joins fellow Conservative MPs Pierre Poilievre, Bev Shipley, Larry Miller, Gary Schellenberger and Patricia Davidson in calling for a moratorium on wind farm development in Ontario until a Health Canada study can be completed, but Dave Van Kesteren declines to call for a halt.

Chatham-Kent Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren won’t add his name to the growing list of MPs and MPPs demanding a moratorium on wind turbine construction. But he will ask the federal health minister to have the riding included in a two-year study on the affects of turbines on human health…

“Wind turbines are a provincial matter and should be left up to the provinces to decide what action to take,” he told The Daily News Wednesday. “The federal government is trying to bolster good relations with the provinces.”

Previous coverage of the wind farm debate here, here, here and here.

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