[URGENT] April 2 — Protest rally re Ostrander Point during Premier Wynne’s visit to Belleville

We need YOU to join with CCSAGE, APPEC and PECFN in a protest rally  on the occasion of Premier Wynne’s visit to Belleville on Tuesday afternoon, April 2.

This may be our only chance to demonstrate to the Premier our opposition to the Ostrander Point and White Pines wind projects on the County’s South Shore.  It is CRITICAL that we show her a large crowd.

Please make plans to attend, and bring others with you. We will assemble on Tuesday at 1:15 pm (sharp) at P&G’s facility at 355 University Avenue in Belleville.  You’ll be able to park on the side of the road west of the entrance.

We want to remain until the Premier departs at about 4:00 pm.  You might want to bring sandwiches and coffee with you, and maybe a CD of fight songs.

If you are able to attend, please email gary.mooney@actel.ca  so that we’ll have an idea of numbers, but it’s not a requirement to participate.

We will have quite a few signs to hand out.  If you can provide your own sign, so much the better.

Let’s make our community’s voice heard loud and strong and help save the South Shore of Prince Edward County for future generations.

Directions: From Hwy 37 just south of Hwy 401, turn east on Adam Street (extension of Bell Blvd), then north onto University Avenue, then east on University to Jamieson Bone Road.  Look for our representatives and signs.

Posted on March 31, 2013, in Advocacy / politics / legal, Human health, Natural environment, Ostrander Point, White Pines, Wind turbines. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I have read the environmental documents and it seems like the turbine noise modeling and impacts assessment is not up to snuff. To do it accurately, you would place the sound source at the intended height (i.e., turbine height) and use as a starting noise level the maximum permitted noise level (>90 dBA). There are equations that can be used in GIS or in Excel to predict how far out you would expect noise impacts. Birds, mammals, herps are all sensitive to noise and ground-dwellers to low-frequency vibration in the ground. If starting noise level is >80 dBA, you would still expect to have >50 dBA by 1 km. This means that at high wind levels and turbine movement, most o fthe site would be affected by niose levels that disturb many animal species. I don’t think this has been examined.

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