Solar farm casting shadow over Elmsley

Ron Holman, Mayor

Several residents in the area where the Elmsley project is under construction have developed problems with e-coli, chloroform and sediment in their water, according to CTV News. It is believed by some that the drilling of 14,000 support beam holes for the 168,000 panels has caused the water quality issues.

Rideau Lakes Mayor Ron Holman is succinct in summing up how he feels about the municipality’s plight in a developing water quality issue that may be related to the massive Elmsley solar panel installation project in the area of Bay Road and Highway 15. Continue reading