Gengrowth project slowed by town of Amherstburg

Amherstburg Echo

Rick Fryer

…The issue also will be appearing at future council meetings thanks to a notice of motion by Councillor Rick Fryer. He said local municipalities should have a voice “in matters that affect local watershed planning” and that proposed offshore wind farms in Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair raise concerns over water quality, human health along with animal and plant life.

Fryer’s notice of motion asks that those concerns be forwarded to Essex MP Jeff Watson and Essex MPP Bruce Crozier and “the relevant ministries,” that all other municipalities in Essex County be asked to endorse the resolution and that the county, Pelee Island, Windsor and ERCA be asked to develop “a joint regional position” regarding offshore wind turbines proposed for the Essex-Windsor region. Continue reading