CAN (ON): Greenhouse developments around Kingsville raising resident concerns

It's a full house at Kingsville council with residents wanting to raise their concerns about greenhouses propping up around town.

Removal of natural vegetation, light pollution and noisy trucks are factors brought up during the meeting Monday night by Michael Burns, spokesperson for Kingsville Property Owners, a Facebook group started by Chris O'Neil.

"It will never, ever, be used as traditional farmland after that," said O'Neil.

He said the newer greenhouses are very tall, some about 10 metres, and "lit all night long."

"And here, we live in the country for the beauty of the landscape, the animals, and watching the farmers plow their fields and grow their crops and harvest."

Read more at CBC News


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