[Sust-mar] Halifax seeks public's input on wind power

Peter Watson pwatson at chebucto.ns.ca
Sat Dec 1 11:00:10 EST 2007

First meeting Monday from 7-9 p.m. at the Nova Scotia Community College, 
Akerley campus, 21 Woodlawn Rd., Dartmouth, in the Sobey's Demonstration 
Theatre. There will also be meetings in Halifax and in Bedford-Lower 

A staff report says green energy is beneficial but not always welcome in a 
"While wind energy is valued as an environmentally friendly power source, 
the size of the wind turbines and wind farms also raises planning issues 
regarding compatibility with homes from noise and impact on views, et 
cetera," says the report drafted for regional council.


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