So the feds have decided to launch an investigation into potential health effects of … windmills!

This despite the paucity of evidence of any adverse impact on human health, and the lack of supporting expert medical opinion. Fair enough, though — who knows — there may well be some real basis for the concerns of those claiming ill-health from exposure to these structures. Anecdotal evidence frequently serves as a reason for investigation of issues like this. No argument from me. “There but for the Grace of…!

However, what about Fort Chipewyan, the community downstream from the tar sands? The oldest settlement in Alberta, and a very traditional Indigenous community.

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