Ontario “Wind Power” project charged under Environmental Protection Act

White Pines charged under Environmental Protection Act

While not yet operational, the White Pines Wind Project is drawing scrutiny from the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks.

A lawyer representing the nine-turbine industrial wind project was in the provincial offences court on King Street in Picton on Friday as the project is facing three charges stemming from alleged contraventions discovered by Ministry officials in May.

Making its first court appearance in relation to the matter, wpd was answering three charges of failing to maintain a silt fence, a violation of the project’s Renewable Energy Approval.

Ford is right to shut this down.

h/t EXILE

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