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ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION - Approvals, licences and orders - Renewable Energy Approval

Monday, April 10, 2017 @ 10:50 AM  

Appeal by the Association for the Protection of Amherst Island from a decision by the Environmental Review Tribunal. The Tribunal dismissed the appellant's challenge to a Renewable Energy Approval (REA) issued in favour of the respondent, Windlectric, for a proposed wind facility on Amherst Island. The proposed project involved 26 wind turbine generators over a 10,000 square metre area. Each generator was 156 metres tall with 55-metre blades. The Island was 66 square kilometres. It had 400 year-round residents and approximately 1,000 summertime residents. The appellant...