The 250-plus partner Bay Street law firm of Blake Cassels Graydon says the environment and zoning are two separate issues in Canadian Hydro Developers’ quest for approval of 88 wind turbines in Amaranth and Melancthon.
But another Bay Street law firm, Thompson Rogers, says Amaranth township is right in awaiting environmental approval before proceeding with rezoning for the turbines.
And it appears the two titans of jurisprudence are about to duke it out at the Ontario Municipal Board, but no date has been set.
By Wes Keller, Freelance Reporter
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