#Local Government

RES Canada Inc. and the Province of Ontario are in the early stages of planning the Whitney Wind Farm - a large scale wind energy facility (48 massive turbines) located entirely on crown land currently home to pristine forests and lakes and adjacent to Algonquin Provincial Park.
(For more information, visit KeepWhitneyWild.com)

On October 16th 2008, the Council of South Algonquin Township passed a resolution calling for a moratorium on all wind energy projects in the Township for 10 years. The resolution passed with UNANIMOUS support. However, the developer, RES Canada Inc., remains committed to the project and the Province has expressed their "disappointment" with Council's decision.

We, the undersigned, ARE REGULAR AND OCCASIONAL VISITORS TO SOUTH ALGONQUIN TOWNSHIP who enjoy the region's pristine and natural beauty.

We wholeheartedly support South Algonquin Township Council's wise and prudent decision for a ten year moratorium on wind energy development in the Township of South Algonquin.

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The VISITORS to South Algonquin: Support our 10 year moratorium on Wind Energy developments petition to Canada was written by KeepWhitneyWild.com and is in the category Local Government at GoPetition.