Originally Posted by Fontinalis
Quebec is in the dark ages when it comes to "clean" power and resource extraction. I lived there for 15 years, and still travel to fish in Quebec every year, and see a lot of the effects. I'm saddened that the public doesn't realize what Hydro Quebec does to these rivers when it erects hydro dams.
On February 20 & 21 2009 the citizens of Rivière Pentecôte voted 61 % against the Pentecôte River project, this vote reflects that the citizens are not interested in such a project. The Mayor said publicly that she will not consider the vote and will go forward with the project anyway. This is a unacceptable and we ask you again to help us stop this nonsense once and for all