POSTPONED: The ERT has granted an adjournment of the Mapleton hearing into NextEra’s Conestogo Wind project. The local group, Preserve Mapleton working with lawyer Eric Gillespie, has applied to divisional court for a Judicial Review. Preserve Mapleton working with lawyer Eric Gillespie, has applied to divisional court for a Judicial Review.
Until that decision is made, the ERT has decided to adjourn the Mapleton appeal, though the govt. and NextEra were determined to push everybody on. Unfortunately for them, the ERT recognized the basic issues of fairness and respect for the Court, so the ERT hearing is on hold. The hearing date of Feb.21, which was in direct conflict with the Zephyr hearing, is now postponed and will be rescheduled pending the Court decision.
Our arguments are receiving fair hearing. This is very good news for all of us and I would encourage everyone to support the funding for these appeals.