SAVE Alto Vista - WE ♥ ARUBA!
Do you feel that our historic Alto Vista Chapel and it’s serene
surroundings should be respected and protected? Here’s your chance to
show your concern and work together to CHANGE the outcome, right now.
Do you agree that 149m tall industrial grade windturbines should not be
placed 500 meters close to a world known spiritual landmark and place
of worship? That it will affect the view, generate noise and alter the
overall energy at this sacred location?
Let's give Alto Vista the respect it deserves and keep it's location and surroundings for worship serene and peaceful ... Show your ♥ for Aruba!
Here's your chance to show your concern and work together to CHANGE the
As many people as possible signing this petition will most definitely
indicate that there is substantial social unrest about these plans, with
the result that this will influence the final outcome of these plans.
In order to achieve the desired outcome, to keep Alto Vista's Chapel in
it's serene and peaceful surroundings, it will require a large group of
people from all over the island to show their support and their LOVE ♥
for ARUBA and its heritage.
The MER (Millieu Effecten Rapportage) report will be sent to
parliament, where the final decision will be taken about this windfarm
and it's possible location. And with this petition we would like to show them that we care for Alto Vista Chapel and would like to keep this historical and spiritual place of worship intact.
Please share this with all your contacts, and publicize this as widely as possible.
Don't forget that WE CAN STILL CHANGE THIS OUTCOME. Now is the time to stand up for what you value and cherish!
Here’s a little bit of background info: a second windfarm on Aruba has
been proposed at Urirama – Alto Vista. It will consist of 10
windturbines, each standing 140m tall. They will be very close to Alto
Vista Chapel (500 meters) and will run up right to the edge of Tierra
This location was proposed because it will generate
the most wind, is the furthest away from the Vader Piet Windfarm, and
the area has ‘no significant economical or social value according to the
first SEA report.
We want the MER outcome to
reflect that this area and landscape has a VERY SIGNIFICANT value to us
on Aruba, a natural value, historic value, spiritual value and touristic
Do we really want to sacrifice this? Why can’t we just add more wind turbines to Vader Piet? They might yield somewhat less energy,
but the area has already been disturbed, and in addition, the costs for
infrastructure will be significantly lower, since it is already in place?
Did you know that Alto Vista Chapel:
Safe Green Community Aruba
Aruba Birdlife Foundation
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Read the MER Report commissioned by Vader Piet NV:
Here are the annexes to this MER:
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