The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) have approved an application from H & D Properties Ltd, for a new Environmental Compliance Approval to operate an anaerobic digestion facility located at 1336 County Road 2 in the Township of Augusta.
The application will permit the facility to receive combination organic residuals from source separated organics and commercial and industrial food waste materials to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) for injection into the natural gas grid and digestate (organic fertilizer).
The Township is cognizant that the facilities proposed in this application are regulated by the MECP and Environmental Officers through the issuance of an Environmental Compliance Certificate which outlines the operating conditions for the facility.
The facility being approved requires site plan approval which is within the authority of the municipality.
Augusta Township will be hosting an ONLINE ONLY information session regarding the Anaerobic Digester being built in the Industrial Park on County Road 2.
The meeting with be held on Thursday, October 5, 2023, from 6:00 to 7:00pm. Residents must register to participate in the meeting.
The purpose of the meeting is to explain the Township’s role in this project and to outline next steps in the process. The meeting will include, Mayor Jeff Shaver, CAO Shannon Geraghty, Planner Melissa Banford and Claire Allen, VP Operations at CH Four Biogas (Proponents Consultants).
Registration is required by October 4. To register, please complete the below form: