Biodigester

Bentley calls biodigester law suit “publicity stunt”

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow It has been a long time since anyone heard an iota about the Town of Grimsby’s civil suit filed against former biodigester management, but former mayor Bob Bentley said on the weekend that should chan ...

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Biodigester losses force $1.5 million 2018 deficit

The municipal election of 2018 brought about many things – a key one being a new council with agenda to investigate accurate numbers related to the biodigester project. Much of the financial impact was explained Monday night at Grimsb ...

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Grimsby biodigester

Opinion: Hear that? It’s MPAC rollin’ down the track

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow   A couple of things to touch on, so let’s jump in. Yes, there is a new filing in the $18 million civil claim regarding the biodigester in Grimsby. No, I am not going to add a single thing to it. ...

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Trio files defence in biodigester suit UPDATE

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The Town of Grimsby et al filed its reply to the defence submitted to the courts in the $18 million civil action regarding the Sobie Road biodigester project. In the suit filed in July in Ontario Superi ...

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Opinion: Public needs to see this in open court

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow All I can say about the defence filed in the Town of Grimsby et al $18 million civil suit vs Bentley, Detenbeck and Panetta is, I just hope this gets to open court. By the time you get to this page, you ...

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Trio files defence in biodigester suit

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The three men named in the $18.5 million dollar biodigester-related civil suit by Town of Grimsby et al have filed their defence. In the defence, filed Oct. 31, it is stated at several points that the trio acted ...

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Read full public documents for biodigester civil claim and defence

Biodgester civil claim and defence have been filed

The Town of Grimsby et al’s $18 million civil claim and the defence of the trio named in the action have now been filed in court. UPDATE Nov. 21 2019: The plaintiff has filed a response to the defence. Full PDFs of each publ ...

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Grimsby divests itself of the biodigester

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Grimsby Town Council reached the end of a very long, winding and expensive road Monday night with the approval of the sale of Grimsby Energy’s biodigester to Miller Waste Systems’ White Owl Ltd. The ...

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Grimsby files $18 million civil suit

  By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The Town of Grimsby et al have filed an $18 million civil suit against three former members of its energy companies’ boards of directors. In the suit filed last week in Ontario Superior Court b ...

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OPINION: It will get worse before it gets better

Major decisions, although it can be frustrating, take time. Grimsby Council has been under the gun from the outset due to a grocery list of reasons which will not be relived here. The electorate was hopeful this new bunch to creat ...

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Grimsby council greenlights bio civil suit

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After a closed session debate Monday night, Grimsby council has opted to proceed with a civil action against some of those involved Grimsby Energy’s biodigester project. The project, which went massiv ...

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Subpoenas, legal letters, a “bullet” dodged

Just another week in the fallout of Grimsby Energy’s biodigester By Mike Williscraft NewsNow As has been the rule rather than the exception, bad news reigned supreme during the latest council update into Grimsby Energy’s faili ...

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Biodigester research continues

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Anyone looking to the recently installed Grimsby Energy board for immediate answers and quick decisions regarding the Sobie Road biodigester is looking in the wrong direction. While last week’s specia ...

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Mike’s Column: No joy in Mudville today

No, no room for jokes, attempted jokes or frivolity. The stakes are too high, sentiment is too hot and nerves are too frayed. There is also absolutely no joy in writing about a topic I have covered intensely for three years, all t ...

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GEI status report “highlights”

• The mandate and timeline of our study has been fast-tracked due to the critical financial condition of the company. • Both projects, the co-generation and bio-digester projects, incurred substantial losses. Both capital and ...

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With dire biodigester details now released, what to do?

  OPINION With the status report and its initial findings of a detailed review of all things biodigester now public, Grimsby council is left with precious little in terms of options and will not be able to make a silk purse f ...

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Biodigester now on life support

All financial options exhausted and $15 million in debt, Town will have to “loan” another $300K to keep the Sobie Road site operational By Mike Williscraft NewsNow With $15 million in liabilities and the need for an immediate ...

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