Protesters blocked the entrances to three wind turbine construction sites near Chatham Thursday morning. Five families are now reporting dirty water in their wells after pile driving for the construction of industrial wind turbines began.
Source: Fight to save water wells
“At the press conference were the people whose wells have been affected in the North Kent Wind 1 project area – Theresa Pumphrey, Paul and Jessica Brooks, Valerie and Wayne Brooksbank, and a representative for Mark Moir (Countryview Line).
Visibly upset, the property owners talked about the impact on their families’ health and fear about the black shale that is visible in the water that is known to carry arsenic, mercury and other harmful chemicals in it.”