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Chase, BC votes for pellet plant rezoning

November 29, 2013, Chase, B.C. - Saying the village would benefit from the jobs and an anticipated tax-revenue boost of about $75,000 a year, councillors voted unanimously to rezone land for a proposed wood pellet plant.


November 29, 2013
By Kamloops Daily News

November 29, 2013, Chase, B.C. – Saying the village would benefit from the jobs and an anticipated tax-revenue boost of about $75,000 a year, councillors voted unanimously to rezone land for a proposed wood pellet plant.

Their reasoning did nothing to sway opponents to the Pinnacle Renewable Energy Group project. Many of them filled the 96 seats at the Chase Community Hall for a council meeting Tuesday afternoon.

Once all five council members voted to rezone land on Aylmer Road from residential to industrial, the majority of people in the hall got up and left.

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