It's good that Canadians are aware of proposals on the far side of Lake Erie. This isn't exactly a closed-loop system with a projected eight tons of soot per day.
An application has been filed to build a massive tire-burning facility in the United States across Lake Erie from Norfolk and Haldimand counties.
The plant would become the largest of its kind in the U.S, if approved.
The Ontario Ministry of Environment and Canadian environmentalists are closely watching the project, proposed for an industrial property in Erie, Pa., about 70 kilometres south of Port Dover.