Essex MPP, Taras Natyshak, has demanded that the province investigate health hazards from well water in Chatham Kent.
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Sadly MOECC never took a sample of the Black Shale sediments
Sorry Premier, But until you drink it, our kids want a Health Hazard Investigation done before they drink out of a polluted well
Preview Video below from Feb 15 2018 CBC Windsor
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Here's the start of the discussion about well water quality between Premier Wynne and Well Water First spokesperson Kevin Jakubec.
A family brought a sample of water that shows discolouration from today.
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.
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Photo courtesy of the Chatham Daily News.
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.
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A meeting to update residents about the progress of the North Kent Wind farm on Thursday night didn’t take long to become heated.
The majority of residents in attendance wanted answers about what will be done regarding complaints about 16 water wells that have gone bad during the construction phase of the project.Continue Reading →
😪 OH NO, WE’RE ANOTHER FLINT MICHIGAN. OUR AQUIFER IS POLLUTED.
😡 Thank you to everyone who allowed this; Thanks Premier Wynne. Thanks Mayor Hope. Thanks MOECC. Thanks C-K Public Health Unit. Thanks local MPPs.
😱 When are any of these people going to realize two township’s Natural Water Supplies in North Chatham-Kent are now polluted?
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Are black solids polluting your well water?
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.
Chatham, ON – Fourteen Chatham area well owners have now filed water well interference complaints against the developers of a 34 turbine wind power project near their farms. The Council of Canadians is demanding work stop immediately on the North Kent One Wind project (owned by Samsung Energy and Pattern Energy) before more families lose their well water.
Dave Lusk filed the fourteenth well interference complaint after his water stopped running while he was showering on Wednesday. “Four generations of my ...Continue Reading →
Marc St. Pierre’s once clean well water is now full of silt from pile driving in Chatham-Kent.
Wind power developer Samsung Energy refuses to stop construction of its North Kent One Wind development in southwestern Ontario despite clear indications that nearby water wells are being overwhelmed with black silt stirred up by the powerful vibrations from pile driving of the new turbine foundations. Some of the affected households have so much black silt in their wells that they cannot get water ...Continue Reading →