DDOWT is a group of concerned members of the 
Dutton/Dunwich community and supportive partners, 
who have been working together since 2012 to 
oppose the development of Industrial Wind Turbine (IWT) 
projects in our community.


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Friday, April 29, 2016

Northern Natives have wind energy expertise

By Geordi Kakepetum, NCC Development, Opinion article in the London Free Press

"In 2010, the chiefs of six First Nations in northern Ontario — Deer Lake, Fort Severn, Keewaywin, McDowell Lake, North Spirit Lake and Poplar Hill — joined forces to explore ways to better manage energy use in their communities. The reliance on diesel-generated electricity in these communities is unsustainable from both an economic and environmental perspective."

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

No means no for wind farms, says council

By Debora Van Brenk the London Free Press

"An Elgin County community that stands to gain a wind farm it doesn’t want has told regulators they should count native endorsement of a project only if the bands have claims near the planned site."

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Energy Ministry stands firm on Elgin wind turbines

By Debora Van Brend the London Free Press

"Unimpressed by a meeting with Energy Ministry officials, MPP Jeff Yurek said the province seems unwilling to revisit an energy company’s plan to build wind turbines in Dutton Dunwich."

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Letter to the Editor & West Elgin Chronicle Ad

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Ontario's Ill Wind

By Jim McPherson, Special to the Toronto Sun

"On March 23, Lorrie Goldstein's "Burn our Money" column in the Toronto Sun criticized Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for budgeting about $10 billion (including overseas spending) by 2020 on what Trudeau claims are climate change initiatives."

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Native wind farm OK stirs up hot air locally

By John Miner, The London Free Press

"First, they found out they're getting giant wind turbines even though they didn't want them.

Now residents of a Southwestern Ontario township are learning the support of six Ontario First Nations communities - more than 1,000 kilometers away..."

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Saturday, April 9, 2016

Demand Inquiry Petition

We are asking you to sign this petition demanding an inquiry into how the Liberal government does business with donors to the Ontario Liberal Party. 

If you haven't seen the graph below, these were donations that were made to the Liberals by the wind proponents who were successful in achieving a contract for Industrial Wind Turbines through the governments recent LRP-1 RFP bidding process.

Follow the link below and add your name to the petition.