Check out www.pelletfreeneighborhood.wordpress.com
for why the pellet plant should be located at Ridley Island.
In short, major fire and explosion hazard, potential for hazardous dust emissions, and a down grading of the quality of life in town which in turn depresses the economy. i.e. this is not a nice place to live or visit
This is not a Water st/Graham Ave issue, it is a community wide issue and involves how we envision this place to be.
Zoning in that area has also been changed since the days of Rupert Cement and the grain terminal to RM3 to encourage residential development.
The waterfront plan should have been in place years ago, however this is a new council since Dec and they are keen to complete it. It is the port that is dragging their feet on that one right now.