St. Columban project up for 30 day comment

Submit Comment for St. Columban Wind Project – Due December 21

Proponent: St. Columban Energy LP– 222 3rd Avenue, Calgary Alberta, Canada T2P 0B4
Instrument Type: Approval for a renewable energy project – EPA s.47.3(1)
Ministry Reference Number: 6602-8V9P97
Ministry: Ministry of the Environment
Date Proposal loaded to the Registry: November 21, 2012
Comment Period: 30 days: submissions may be made between November 21, 2012 and December 21, 2012.
Description of Instrument:
This posting is for a proposed Renewable Energy Approval (REA) by St. Columban Energy LP (a wholly owned subsidiary of Veresen Inc.) for the St. Columban Wind Project, proposed to be located in the Municipality of Huron East, the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry and the Township of Howick, Huron County. This is a Class 4 Wind Facility with a total expected generation capacity of 33 megawatts (MW), and will consist of 15 turbines.

The proposed facility is considered to be a Class 4 Wind Facility under Ontario Regulation 359/09 (O. Reg. 359/09) Renewable Energy Approvals under Part V.0.1 of the Environmental Protection Act. Applications for Renewable Energy Approvals are required to be submitted in accordance with O. Reg. 359/09 for consideration for approval.

Other Information:

This comment period is for the public to review and provide comments and input directly to the ministry.

Public Consultation:

This proposal has been posted for a 30 day public review and comment period starting November 21, 2012. If you have any questions, or would like to submit your comments, please do so by December 21, 2012 to the individual listed under “Contact”. Additionally, you may submit your comments on-line.

All comments received prior to December 21, 2012 will be considered as part of the decision-making process by the Ministry of the Environment if they are submitted in writing or electronically using the form provided in this notice and reference EBR Registry number 011-7629.

Please Note: All comments and submissions received will become part of the public record. You will not receive a formal response to your comment, however, relevant comments received as part of the public participation process for this proposal will be considered by the decision maker for this proposal.

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