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Auditor to look at cost of cancelling Ontario wind farm

Reference: CBC News

Ontario's auditor general says she will examine the costs associated with a government decision to cancel a wind farm near Cornwall, Ont., over concerns about the local bat population.

Environment Minister Jeff Yurek revoked the Nation Rise Wind Farm project's approval late last year.

Nation Rise has launched a legal challenge of the government decision and is asking the Ontario divisional court to set it aside.

The NDP says it's concerned the cancellation could cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars, given a recent revelation the province is spending $231 million to cancel more than 750 renewable energy contracts... Read More