A Joint Review Panel, Environmental Assessment Report in 2015 (page 410), concluded that the project is not likely to cause significant, adverse cumulative environmental effects.
The Financial Post recently highlighted the waste challenge that is currently plaguing the solar industry. Currently waste from solar power production is sent to approved storage facilities to keep it out of air and water supplies. The waste from other energy sources such as oil, natural gas and coal have been well documented, mostly in the form of emissions.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, of all greenhouse gas emissions, the majority comes from the burning of fossil fuels.