Ask a regional councillor from the city of Waterloo or Cambridge what their opinion is of the region’s proposed biosolids heat-drying facility and you’ll likely get the same answer.
I love it – just don’t put it in my city.
The Waterloo Chronicle quotes Woolwich Township Mayor (and Waterloo Regional Councillor) Todd Cowan:
[Cowan], who experienced a similar debate in his town, said NIMBYism is inherent in almost any major municipal project.
It doesn’t matter if it’s a skate park or something like (the biosolids plant),said councillor Todd Cowan, mayor of Woolwich Township. For years he has been fighting with the provincial government to relocate a biogas facility from near Elmira’s downtown to a less residential area.
And we know how effective that’s been…