Turbine business wins injunction versus Chatham-Kent water well advocates

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Turbine business wins injunction against Chatham-Kent water well promotes

Protesters chained themselves to equipment, blockaded building website in August

CBC News Published: Oct 02, 2017 4:19 PM ET Protesters with Water Wells First chained themselves to tractor wheel weights outside the North Kent Wind task on Aug. 29, 2017. (Derek Spalding/CBC News) A court has actually given North Kent Wind an injunction versus water well promotes who blockaded a Chatham-Kent building site in August, where the business had started work to install wind turbines.

The protesters believe the deep pile-driving for the new wind turbines is enabling black shale and dangerous materials to leach into their water wells.

“I understand the seriousness of the ground water claims,” said Ontario Superior Court Justice Kirk Munroe Monday, calling the protests at the site “classic trespassing.”

— October%202,%202017!.?.!%0D%0A!.?.!@MelNakhavoly!.?.!Members of Water Wells First advocacy group showedoutside of a turbine construction site in August, and 3 members chained themselves to tractor wheels. North Kent Wind requested the injunction a few days later on, and stated the protesters postured a”

serious safety danger”both to themselves and employees at the site.Thirty-four wind turbines are prepared for the location and work on the stacks to anchor those turbines has started.”We need to see the Ministry of the Environment step up and handle this concern,” stated Kevin Jakubec, representative for Water Wells First, following the ruling.North Kent Wind,

in a statement following the judgment, stated it had looked for injunctive relief because “some protestors were participating in what North Kent Wind believed was illegal conduct, consisting of establishing blockades and trespassing on personal property.”– October%202,%202017!.?.!%0D%0A!.?.!@MelNakhavoly!.?.!


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