Plans for the proposed biomass incinerator were explained in greater detail during the public open houses last week in Pincher Creek, Blairmore and Lundbreck.
The open house is the first step the landfill association needed before making the amendment to the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) to obtain an operating license for the biomass incinerator.
Representatives from the Crowsnest-Pincher Creek Landfill Association, Eco Waste Solutions and North Shore Environmental Consultants Inc. gave presentations and answered questions on the facts behind the controversial incinerator proposal.
The questions that poured in from the Lundbreck open house on Wednesday showed skepticism.
Many voiced that the air quality tests need to be made more transparent and be examined by third party organizations to ensure that the landfill is, in fact, only burning polyethylene plastics, carcasses and wood. read more >>