Locals propping up Bruce area Wind Turbine

A 115-metre-high wind turbine on the Bruce Peninsula begins listing, facility owners tether it

Rob Gowan, Postmedia News | April 13, 2016 11:33 AM ET

BRUCE COUNTY, ON – One of three wind turbines at Ferndale, 60 km north of Owen Sound, is listing, and officials are trying to determine what to do about it.

But the owners of the facility say that the site is secure and there is no risk to public safety.

“The landowners are safe, the neighbours are safe, properties and structures are safe,” said Aaron Boles, senior vice-president of investor relations and communication with Capstone Infrastructure, which owns the three-turbine wind farm. “The closest structure to that turbine is 400 metres away and the closest road is 900 metres away, and that whole turbine to tip height is 115 metres.”

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