Ontario Legislation to “Modernize” Environmental Approvals

Minister of Environment, John Gerretsen

McGuinty’s Liberals are now looking to even further “streamline” the process for approving wind projects.    “Modernizing” might be double-speak for doing away with rules developers must follow.   Perhaps it really means doing away with meaningful public input to fast-track wind developments.

John Gerretsen  insists on blindly denying there are any problems with wind turbines.   Now a “new, simplified process for activities that could be categorized as either lower-risk, less-complex or that have standard requirements” is being enacted. Continue reading