Bridge project threatens old growth forest, critics say – Edmonton Journal

Bridge project threatens old growth forest, critics say – Edmonton Journal

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2015547 Views

January 25, 2015

EDMONTON – It’s potatoes versus refineries — a shortcut for wide loads on their way to Fort McMurray versus one of the last remaining old growth forests in Edmonton.

A development plan for the second neighbourhood in Horse Hill is going before city council Monday.

Landowners worry than if it passes unchanged, one more option for moving a proposed heavy haul bridge connection to Highway 63 south of Fort Saskatchewan will have disappeared.

They’re getting boxed in.

Read More: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/edmonton/Bridge+project+threatens+growth+forest+critics/10759557/story.html

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