A report commissioned by Hydro One shows that Hydro One wouldn’t drive piles for transmission towers in Chatham Kent because of potential damage to wells. Samsung drove the piles any way costing a number of families their water supply in the North Kent Wind farm.
Essex MPP Natyshak asks: Hydro One wouldn’t pile drive in Chatham-Kent, why did Kathleen Wynne let Samsung do it?
ESSEX – NDP MPP Taras Natyshak says that World Water Day should be a reminder to Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government that they are failing families located near Samsung’s North Kent One construction site in Chatham-Kent who have black well water coming from wells on their farms.
Natyshak and the group Water Wells First were at Queen’s Park recently demanding that the ...
Chatham-Kent residents urgently call on Premier to intervene.
See Water Wells First Feb 12, 2018 Letter to Premier Wynne
This has been an ongoing problem from wind farm development in Chatham-Kent for the last 6 years that the Ontario Government, Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit and the local MPP’s have not addressed and solved for this rural community.
See Water Wells First letter
Due to the bitter cold temperatures, residents near the North Kent Wind project found themselves without their temporary water source over the holidays.
Several water wells in the project area, currently under construction by Samsung Renewable Energy and Pattern Energy, have been clogged with sediments shortly after pile-driving took place for constructing the turbines.
Would you like to know what those black solids are made of?
Would you like to know if the black solids are black shale? 🚩Unfortunately the truth is, the MOECC (Ministry of Environment & Climate Change) and the Chatham-Kent Municipality simply do not test the black solids to tell you what they are.