started this petition to
Canadian Federal Minister Of The Environment Catherine McKenna
There is a very deep concern with the
situation in Almonte, Ontario, where money seems to be running roughshod over
the environment. Please take a moment to consider the following and help
Almonte save their river by signing the petition.
We ask you to please consider requiring the
Federal Minister Of The Environment Catherine McKenna to intervene on behalf of
the ENDANGERED Rapids Clubtail
dragonfly, Gomphus quadricolor (which your Ministry is responsible to
protect under SARA) as she did for the Western Chorus
ENERDU (Cavanagh Construction) wants to
excavate the riverbed and construct a hydro project that will destroy a
cascading waterfall in a heritage site on the Mississippi River for power we do
The studies have been done. Some studies
are flawed and incomplete. The province is ignoring town concerns.
This petition is important for you to sign
because preserving our waterways and in doing so, our heritage, is more
important than profit for the few.
Thank you for your consideration.