Bergevin: Cement plant near L'Orignal would hurt the environment, and humans

By Normand Bergevin, Ottawa Citizen OP-Ed

...We are asked to believe that this plant will be able to operate without any material impact on the environment, including the Ottawa River, or on people’s health. For those who are comforted by assurances that this plant will use state-of-the-art technology to minimize pollution and environmental impacts, take a look at news reports on the McInnis cement plant in Port Daniel, Que., which has become one of the largest carbon emitters in the province, not to mention its other environmental problems.


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