By Steven Goetz, Kincardine News
“We have always seen this as having the potential to go all the way to the Supreme Court,” said HALT’s Kevin McKee in a telephone interview on May 2. McKee said the group never expected to win at the ERT, but had to file the appeal before divisional court would consider their legal challenge.
“We weren’t surprised by the result,” he said. “Citizen groups like our own have been 0-for-25 at these ERT hearings. It is nearly impossible to win.” “By their standard, it would be hard to prove asbestos would cause harm,” he said.
Barring intervention from a court, the April 22 decision clears the way for Samsung-Pattern to erect a 92-turbine, 180-megawatt wind farm in the Municipality of Kincardine, on land northeast of the North Line and Highway 21. Read article