Bow Lake Wind Farm appeals begins today

BowLakePainting-03Darren Taylor, Soo Today
The main hearing for an appeal against the Bow Lake Wind Farm project has been rescheduled to 11 a.m. on Monday, March 3, 2014 at The Days Inn at 332 Bay Street in Sault Ste. Marie. Members of the public are invited to attend.

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) approved the Bow Lake Wind Farm project December 16, 2013. The Bow Lake Wind Farm project is a partnership between Nodin Kitagan of Batchewana First Nation (BFN) and Calgary’s BluEarth Renewables.

The Bow Lake Wind Farm project, a plan for 36 wind turbines, is to be located on traditional BFN land approximately 80 kilometres north of Sault Ste. Marie. In early January, Save Ontario’s Algoma Region (SOAR) spokesperson Gillan Richards and Lake Superior Action Research Conservation (LSARC) Co-Chair George Browne announced by email that James Fata and 2401339 Ontario Ltd. (a corporation resident in Ontario) will request the Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) revoke MOE approval of the Bow Lake Wind Farm. Read article

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  1. our ERT appeal preliminary hearing starts tomorrow= March 4, 2014, 10:00 a.m. at the Durham Community Centre, 451 Saddler Street, West Durham, Ontario…Please come out if you can with signs/posters/voices…be there at 9:30 a.m. PEACE, POWER, RIGHTEOUSNESS

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