Ed. Note: So are we still NIMBYs if we have BOTH Gas plants and Wind developments? Perhaps Mississauga and Etobicoke would like to take the turbines then…? There are 150 proposed for Lambton Shores- your for the taking!
The controversial Greenfield South Power gas plant, originally planned for Mississauga, is being relocated to the Sarnia area.
Ontario’s Minister of Energy Chris Bentley said an agreement was reached, Tuesday, to relocate the 300 megawatt plant to the Ontario Power Generation’s Lambton generating station site.
“We have fulfilled the commitment we made to the residents of Mississauga and Etobicoke,” Bentley told reporters. “We have found a resolution – a good site in a good location – so that the people of Ontario can benefit from the power this facility will provide.”
“It became very clear in the months leading up to September that a gas plant in Mississauga was not the appropriate location. The residents were expressing themselves in a very strong way,” he added. Read article