Illegal access to hydro facilities puts hunters and OPG staff at risk
TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2011 /CNW/ - Ontario hunters could face trespass charges if they enter Ontario Power
Generation (OPG) property.
"We've had a few incidents recently at our Aguasabon and Hayes Lake
facilities near Terrace Bay east of Thunder Bay. Hunters ignore or
remove barriers and signs and trespass on our property." said John
Murphy, Executive Vice-President Hydro at OPG.
"We had similar issues in 2009 and we need to get the message out that
this activity is illegal and dangerous," he said. "We have staff at
these sites and we're very concerned for their safety. People who are
on our property are trespassing and we're working closely with the
police to protect our employees. This could include trespass charges
SOURCE Ontario Power Generation Inc.
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