Tag Archives: Environmental Review Tribunal

Hanging Out With Bats Is Fun

Hanging out with Bats is Fun Getting to the vicinity of “The American Camp”, within the footprint of Bow Lake/ Nodin Kitagan wind farm (BL/NK), requires determination, 4×4, brush hook, dexterity and time to drive cautiously around or through, potholes, … Continue reading

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Not to make Blight of it: Tourism Revisited

Donald Trump, who has a genius for stating the obvious, pronounced “Wind turbines are ugly, noisy and dangerous. Bad for tourism” as he warned Scotland not to blight their landscapes.  It tends to irk his enemies that he is so often … Continue reading

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The Bow Lake IWT as seen from Hwy 17 just south of Orphan Lake The peripatetic duo, Gord Benner and Joyce Chyrski, once again made a holiday summer stop on the Algoma coast of Lake Superior.  As testified at the … Continue reading

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Turtles Won, Birds And Bats No Score

The Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) hearing hasn’t exactly been a case of slow and steady winning the race to save Ostrander Point from the hare-brained.  Because the Renewable Energy Approvals (REA) process does not truly provide access to Justice on … Continue reading

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