Stay on clearing vegetation wpd White Pines site denied — Orville Walsh President, APPEC

March 23, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Dear APPEC Supporters,

As you know APPEC submitted a motion for a stay stopping all physical activity in the White Pines project area.  The stay motion that was submitted to the Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) on March 5, was considered necessary after WPD notified APPEC that it would start clearing vegetation at the project site the following week.

We received notice from the Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) yesterday that our stay motion has been dismissed. The Tribunal did not provide any reasons for dismissal.

We are of course very disappointed with the decision.  But we are also disappointed in the Tribunal itself. In denying APPEC’s motion for a stay the Tribunal is putting APPEC in the bizarre position of defending its successful appeal of the White Pines wind project at the ERT at the very same time the project is being constructed.

APPEC is currently examining possible courses of action and will use all legal means available to prevent WPD from carrying out its plans.   We will continue to work with the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists (PECFN) and CCSAGE-Naturally Green to prevent this destruction of the natural and cultural environment.

Regards,
Orville Walsh
President, APPEC

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