Mattawan wind farm halted: “we do not have community support”

Ottawa Wind Concerns

Last week, MPP Vic Fedeli said, “this is the wind farm we can stop”–the project was a combination of potential harm to the environment and the tourism industry, and it had no community support. This news release appeared just moments ago.

NEWS RELEASE

Innergex and its partner stop the development of the Nodinosi prospective wind project

MATTAWA, ON, March 17, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) (“Innergex” or the “Corporation”) and its partner the Algonquins of the Pikwàkanagàn First Nation announce that they are stopping further development of the Nodinosi prospective wind project located near Mattawa, Ontario.

“We strongly believe in a collaborative approach to project development, because social acceptability is essential to a successful project. The many concerns expressed by residents and local authorities have demonstrated that we do not have social acceptability for the Nodinosi project, nor the context to develop such a collaborative approach”…

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