Wind farms come to Kingsville in County of Essex

“If you protect woodlots… why aren’t you protecting people?” asked Coun. Tamara Stomp who was opposed to the renewable energy and wind farm resolutions.

Kingsville (Essex, Ontario’s southernmost county) council voted Monday to allow renewable energy projects in the former Gosfield North and allow a wind turbine project in the northwest corner of Kingsville.

As a point of interest, the former Gosfield South wasn’t included in Kingsville’s policies. It was described as a more sensitive area that includes the Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary. Council would consider a proposal for renewable energy there if it came up.

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