Ottawa area Councillor urges study of wind farms for health risks


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Ontario officials aren’t receptive to a councillor’s call for the province to halt new wind farms for 18 months until a study can assess whether the green-energy installations pose health risks.

Rideau-Goulbourn Councillor Glenn Brooks was going to ask council to direct the city’s chief medical officer of health to do the study, but the officer says it would be too expensive and time-consuming for his office. So, instead, Brooks says he plans to ask council at next week’s meeting of the rural-affairs committee to call on the province to act.

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2 thoughts on “Ottawa area Councillor urges study of wind farms for health risks

  1. The provincial government has all but ignored any citizens call to have a province mandated health inquiry into the accused effects of wind turbines. By ignoring the populace the Ontario libs. have ramped up wind turbine installation while utilizing our eco-guilt.

  2. This is just political greenwashing at the expense of rural residents. Wind energy is not a good source dispatchable power. So the health of Ontario citizens is jeopardized for nothing but illusions.

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