Otter Creek opponents looking for kept promise #ON

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Grassroots protesters, including Water Wells First and Wallaceburg Area Wind Concerns, have been lobbying against the Otter Creek project due to concerns with the impact the construction of the nearby North Kent Wind farm had on water wells due to Kettle Point black shale geology and the shallow aquifer in the area. More than 20 water wells have reported significant amounts of sediments that have clogged up the flow of water during construction and after operation of the wind farm began. The group says this particular shale is known to contain metals such as uranium, arsenic and lead that are harmful to human health. McNaughton wasn't available for comment on the election promise.

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