There’s so much about the World Energy GH2 project that requires careful consideration and questioning, and much of that is outside the skill set of the average resident. I hear the longing expressed by people who want this project and others like it so that their loved ones will be able to stay at home and work, and I am moved by it and want that possibility for all of us. Only, with so many red flags and without adequate information upon which to assess the merits vs negative impacts of such a massive project, our history would counsel us to be cautious.
When it was announced that a full environmental assessment process would be required of the company for the first part of the project I thought that was a step in the right direction. However, that brief moment of hope was soon extinguished by the announcement that international dignitaries would soon be arriving in Stephenville to sign an agreement.
An international agreement is one thing, but doing it in Stephenville before the assessment process has even begun begs the question – How much integrity will this process have if these powers already agree that it will happen? How should one respond? I had to have another chat with the Little Premier…
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– Tara Manuel