Simcoe Article: Green Energy Act divides Ontario:
Nobody knows what's best for a community better than the people, small businesses and local councillors who live there. That is why it is so maddening to see signs of large industrial wind and solar projects pushing ahead despite endless local opposition.Read the full article at Simcoe.com
Under any other circumstance, ratepayers would have a say in what is built in their community. Your local council can determine where a hot dog stand can go, but because of Dalton McGuinty's Green Energy Act, they are not allowed to determine where a 40-storey industrial turbine or a 300 acre solar farm can go.
That decision is reserved for bureaucrats off of Bay Street. Their job is to impose Dalton McGuinty's fantasy view of rural Ontario.