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Instrument Proposal Notice:   EBR Registry Number:   011-5239
Proponent:   Gilead Power Corporation
440 Passmore Avenue
Toronto Ontario
Canada M1V 5J8
Instrument Type:   Approval for a renewable energy project - EPA s.47.3(1)
Ministry Reference Number:
Ministry of the Environment
Date Proposal loaded to the Registry:
November 30, 2011

The Environmental Registry experienced a service interruption over the weekend of December 17th. The Environmental Registry is now operational.
The comment period for this Proposal Notice has been extended by 4 days to allow the public to comment.

Le service du Registre environnemental a été interrompu durant la fin de semaine du 17 décembre. Le Registre environnemental fonctionne à nouveau.
La période de consultation de cet avis de proposition a été prolongée de 4 jours pour donner le temps au public de commenter.

This notice was originally posted for a 60 day comment period. The comment period for this notice is being extended until February 19, 2012 to allow for additional public consultation

Keyword(s):   Air  |  Electricity
The comment period for this proposal is now over.
Description of Instrument:

This posting is for a proposed Renewable Energy Approval for Gilead Power, proposed to be located in Prince Edward County. This is a Class 4 Wind Facility with a total expected generation capacity of 22.5 megawatts (MW).

The proposed facility is considered to be a Class 4 Wind Facility under Ontario Regulation 359/09 (O. Reg.359/09) Renewable Energy Approvals under Part V.0.1 of the Environmental Protection Act. Applications for Renewable Energy Approvals are required to be submitted in accordance with O.Reg.359/09 for consideration for approval.

Other Information:

This comment period is for the public to review the proposal and provide comments and input directly to the ministry.

Gilead Power Corporation has also applied for a permit under clause 17(2)(c) of the Endangered Species Act, 2007 (ESA) .
The Ministry of Natural Resources posted this proposal on the Environmental Registry on May 10, 2011 until June 9, 2011 for public comment. The Environmental Registry number for this posting was 011-3181.

The Ministry of the Environment will continue to provide the link to the Ministry of Natural Resource’s posting.

Public Consultation:

This proposal was posted for a 81 day public review and comment period starting November 30, 2011. Comments were to be received by February 19, 2012.

All comments received during the comment period are being considered as part of the decision-making process by the Ministry.

Please Note: All comments and submissions received have become part of the public record.


Kristina Rudzki
Senior Project Evaluator
Ministry of the Environment
Operations Division
Environmental Approvals Branch
135 St. Clair Avenue West
Floor 1
Toronto Ontario
M4V 1P5
Phone: (416) 314-6802
Toll Free Phone: (800) 461-6290

Location(s) Related to this Instrument:

Helmer Road and Babylon Road South


Additional Information:

The following government offices have additional information regarding this Proposal. To arrange a viewing of these documents please call the Ministry Contact or the Office listed below.

Belleville Area Office
345 College Street East
Belleville Ontario
K8N 5S7
Phone: (613) 962-9208

Environmental Approvals Branch
135 St. Clair Avenue West
Floor 1
Toronto Ontario
M4V 1P5
Phone: (416) 314-8001
Toll Free Phone: (800) 461-6290