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CouncilWatch Action Alert: Support Renewable Wind Power in Toronto!


Right now, Toronto has an opportunity to take a giant step forward in creating clean, green sustainable power… but that opportunity may be blocked before it even gets started.

Toronto Hydro is exploring the possibility of  putting windmills in the Lake, about 2 km off the shores of the east end of our city.  The first step is to install a wind measuring device in the Lake. Moving forward on this proposal marks the first real step in turning around our energy future. But Toronto Hydro will need permission to proceed, and a small but vocal group is fighting even the current effort to measure the wind speeds.

If Toronto Hydro fails to get permission to take this basic first step toward green, sustainable power, Toronto’s renewable energy future –and our ability to deal with smog and global warming- may come to a screeching halt!

That’s why we need you to come to an important community meeting that will discuss the proposal on Monday, November 24th (see details below).

We need to make sure Torontonians -like you- who care about a renewable energy future are there to express their support for testing winds in Lake Ontario. We need to send a clear message to the Ontario Government that Torontonians care about sustainable energy and we support windmills!

Please RSVP us immediately at [email protected].

Meeting Details:

Monday, November 24th, 6:30 pm
Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate Institute
145 Guildwood Parkway, Scarborough
Go to torontoenvironment.org/windmills for a map.

To learn more about what you can do to support windmills and a renewable energy future, visit torontoenvironment.org/windmills.


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