The Scarborough Bluffs had been eroding at a rapid rate since cottages were built near the edge in the 1940s and this problem escalated in the 1970s when a six-metre chunk fell off the Bluffs.Homeowners knew that erosion would occur, but the waterfront views were enticing enough to settle there, which led to a housing boom along the Bluffs, which was responsible for the accelerating rate of erosion.
Guildwood resident Roy Wright said he collected a petition with more than 100 signatures from neighbours upset the turbines would "be right in their backyard." ... "I like the idea of a wind farm. I'm the greenest guy in Toronto," Mr. Wright said. "I guess it's location more than anything else."
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