September 4, 2011
William A. Allen
9 First Ave., Box 85
Burk’s Falls, ON P0A 1C0
Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations
Xeneca Power Development
5160 Yonge Street, Suite 520
North York, ON M2N 6L9
Ref: (416) 590-9362 X104; E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear Ms. Enskaitis,
Re: Ivanhoe River – The Chute
Further to my letter of August 12, 2011 to you please note that I write as a private citizen of Ontario, one of the citizens with whom Xeneca has made a “binding commitment” through the Class Environmental Assessment process. (Ref: The Chute Environmental Report [ER] Foreword, unnumbered page F4). I write in open format to share with others who may be interested.
Thanks for your communication of August 15, 2011:
- acknowledging Xeneca’s receipt of mine of August 12,
- your notice that you have added my contact details to the Stakeholder Contact List for the Ivanhoe River projects
- your further notice that you have sent my questions to the appropriate staff and consultants and
- your notice that Xeneca will get back to me in a timely fashion.
Since Aug. 15 I have received no further communication from Xeneca or representatives of Xeneca. As a result Xeneca has not followed through in a timely fashion with me as promised. Nor does your website provide answers to my questions. I continue to not be satisfied with The Chute proposal or the evaluation process and now am not satisfied with Xeneca’s lack of communication with me.
Since Aug. 12 I have made a personal visit to various parts of the Ivanhoe River Watershed including The Chute and Third Falls (as well as Second and First Falls) and their respective proposed inundation zones. I found information that is not available in any of the documentation that Xeneca has shared with the public. Nothing during those visits reduces the concerns that I raised in my August 12 letter to you. In addition to the points which I raised on August 12 please note the following points. Continue reading