After months of sabre rattling, the group opposed to the Dynamis trash to energy project at the Ada County landfill has filed a lawsuit in Fourth District Court challenging the legality of the project.
You can read the 59 page COMPLAINT in its entirety, but it boils down to six allegations from Idaho Citizens for a Safe Environment and a Transparent Government, Inc.–mostly about procedures and projected pollution levels. It was filed Thursday.
Not to beat a dead horse, but the big issue as we see it was the $2 million loan which is clearly prohibited by the Idaho Constitution article VIII, Sec 4.
Thursday evening protestors gathered at the Ada Courthouse waving signs opposing the Dynamis project in advance of a 6 p.m. public hearing of the Ada County Planning and Zoning Commission.
At the meeting a letter from the City of Meridian was read into the record. Meridian officials urged the Ada Board of Commissioners to follow the public process, conduct a feasability study, and hold public hearings. The P&Z hearing has no official standing. The P&Z commishes are merely an advisory board to the county commishes who have already claimed no public hearing is required.
The meeting was a festive affair with each speaker getting loud applause. Meanwhile children lounged around on the carpeted meeting room playing with electronic devices or doing homework for school projects.
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