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Bala Falls – Request to Review the Director’s Decision – ORA to MOE

Economic Impact Study
The Director’s Report acknowledged that “the actual impact (positive or negative) the proposed project will have on the local economy could not be determined” because the relevant economic data for the Village of Bala “is non-existent”. If this is actually the case, then it is critical that the required economic data be acquired and evaluated in a proper and Economic Impact Study. As is, the integrity and intent of this Study is in serious question with the lack of timing, sampling and application, so it has no meaning or usefulness. It has to be expected that some economic data would not be readily available, that is exactly why the proponent needed to conduct a study. The proponent could easily have conducted….

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