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McGuinty Liberal MPPs Vote to Override Local Families Concerned About Industrial Wind Farms

(April 29, 2010) (Queen’s Park) Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson voted to protect local families worried about Dalton McGuinty’s plan to build industrial wind farms in their communities without any local input, consultation or control.  He also spoke to hundreds of protesters, many of them from Simcoe-Grey, who gathered at Queen’s Park to support the efforts of the PC Caucus to place a moratorium on new wind developments. 

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Wilsons Calls for McGuinty to Respect Local Councils

(March 25, 2010) Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson asked the McGuinty Government in Question Period today whether it will respect the wishes of over 50 Ontario communities who have asked the Liberals to put a moratorium on new wind developments.  Under the Liberals’ Green Energy Act, the McGuinty Government is foisting wind projects on municipalities without any local say.

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Site 41: It's the same aquifer

Site 41(Queen's Park Report -- August 21, 2009) No other local issue this summer has been as controversial as the development of Site 41, also known as the North Simcoe Landfill in Tiny Township.  Before I begin, let me be perfectly clear.  I am, and always have been, opposed to Site 41.  Frankly, I think we need to take a new approach to how we handle our garbage, which I will explain later, but first I want to put this debate into context and correct some misinformation that I have read and that I hear from people who call my office or talk to me on the street.

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Open Letter re: Collingwood Ethanol

(August 18, 2008) Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson wrote an open letter to the Minister of Environment today calling upon the government to show leadership with regard to the ongoing concerns relating to the Collingwood Ethanol plant.

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