Local Provincial candidates state their position on the Richmond Landfill

June 4 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

Waste management, environmental regulation and enforcement are provincial issues. Permits to expand or create new landfills are issued by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. These laws and regulations are created and maintained by the province. Therefore the position of the provincial politicians is of critical importance. In preparation for the upcoming Provincial Elections and in collaboration with  Chief R. Donald Maracle of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte we asked our local... Read more

We are holding an AUCTION!

May 15 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog

Are you moving or downsizing? The Concerned Citizensare still fundraising until the threat of a mega landfill in Greater Napanee is over.   Please help us reach our... Read more

“Intervenor funding would help level the plating field” Poh-Gek Forkert

May 3 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog

Poh-Gek has written an article for the Centre for Policy Alternatives which describes the challenges communities face when mounting opposition to  projects... Read more

Winners of the “Great Getaway” travel raffle announced

January 11 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog

We are pleased to announce the winners of the “Great Getaway” travel raffle. The draw was held in Lonsdale on Jan 10,... Read more

Garden Party, Book Launch & Fundraiser

August 29 | Posted by Jeff

There are a limited number of tickets available for the Garden Party,... Read more

Belleville Intelligencer Reports on Tribunal Decision

January 9 | Posted by Jeff

By Emily Mountney-Lessard, The Intelligencer Wednesday, January 6, 2016. An Environmental Review Tribunal has... Read more

Municipal Election: Where Do The Candidates Stand?

October 10 | Posted by Jeff

The Concerned Citizens have offered to meet and brief all local candidates... Read more

Stop Expansion Campaign in Municipal elections

October 7 | Posted by Heather

As the municipal elections approach The Concerned Citizens Committee are working to... Read more

Neighbours of the Waste Management Dump in Oregon describe their experiences

January 5 | Posted by Jeff

The following videos may be of interest to anyone who is in the... Read more

Protecting Our Groundwater – Quinte Conservation

May 14 | Posted by Jeff

The video below is from Quinte Conservation and helps to explains why we... Read more

Why Leaky Land is a Really Bad Place to put a Mega-Dump

May 14 | Posted by Heather

Greater Napanee sits on fractured limestone bedrock. The rock is so full... Read more