Category Archives: News

Mentions of Elmira biogas issues in newspapers, magazines, on radio or television.

Gas-fired Electrical Plants Can Be Moved, Why Not Bio-Gas Plants?

The Toronto Sun reports that the Ontario Government is spending $180 million of our tax dollars to relocate a 300 MegaWatt gas-fired electrical plant originally planned to be built in Mississauga. Earlier the Ontario Government scrapped plans to build a … Continue reading

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BFCC Public Meeting covered in the Observer

Group rallies against biogas plant – More than two years into the battle, a group of Elmira residents has no intention of letting up on its opposition to a proposed biogas plant. Continue reading

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Outcome of the mediation hearing on Wednesday

The parties have made significant progress and have come closer in their positions, but there remain some details to be worked out. There will be another mediation session when we hope to come to an agreement. Continue reading

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Public Meeting in The Record

Looks like Monday’s public meeting in Bolender Park made it into the news: From http://www.therecord.com/print/article/742305 The Record Biogas plant, opponents head to mediation Chris Herhalt, Record staff June 12, 2012 ELMIRA — Six area residents opposed to a planned waste … Continue reading

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What other Town Councils are doing

Other Town Councils are listening when citizens protest against supposed Green Energy projects. Viv Delaney has passed along two interesting newspaper articles. From the Saugeen Times, 15 November 2011: Town Council continues to battle for municipal rights:

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Update

You’ll hear about this in the paper, but I wanted to let you all know that at the Council meeting tonight the Council voted unanimously to have a presence at the upcoming appeal hearing on May 8th. They will be … Continue reading

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