Posts Tagged ‘ CCCTE’

New Ministry Report concludes that Richmond Landfill is “CausingOffsite Groundwater Impacts”

December 31 | Posted by Heather | News, The Leaky Land Blog

 Toronto -Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment has concluded that the Richmond Landfill Site near Napanee is “causing offsite groundwater impacts” in exceedance of Ministry guidelines. The Ministry has also concluded that this represents non-compliance with the environmental approval issued to the site owner, Waste Management of Canada Corporation. The Ministry’s recent conclusions are based on monitoring data submitted by Waste Management in... Read more

Behind the Lines – First Public Meeting

May 30 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog

What a great event we had at the high school last week. So many Napanee residents showed their real concern for what is happening to them.  The facts were presented. There was an opportunity for questions in an open forum. There is a massive push-back under way. The volunteer organization (the CCCTE) has been growing in numbers and strength.  A dedicated group... Read more

Concerned Citizens Launch Campaign- First Public Meeting May 23 7:00pm Napanee and District Secondary School

May 15 | Posted by Jeff | News

Concerned citizens announce the launch of a public information campaign to inform local residents and municipal and provincial representatives of the issues surrounding the proposal to build a new mega landfill adjacent to the existing and highly controversial Richmond landfill in the Town of Greater Napanee.  This new landfill expansion is known as the Beechwood Road Environmental Centre (BREC). The... Read more

Residents File Legal Appeal Against Richmond Dump Licence

April 16 | Posted by Heather | News

Toronto – A group of local residents has filed its Notice of Appeal against seven conditions contained in the site licence for the massive Richmond Landfill located near Napanee, Ontario. In a strongly worded decision, Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal recently agreed with the Concerned Citizens Committee of Tyendinaga and Environs (CCCTE) that the conditions appeared to be unreasonable and insufficiently protective of... Read more

Environmental Review Tribunal Gives Green Light to Residents’ Appeal Against Amended Approval for Richmond Dump Site

April 2 | Posted by Heather | News

Toronto - Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal has granted the Concerned Citizens Committee of Tyendinaga and Environs (CCCTE) the right to appeal various conditions contained in the current site licence for the Richmond Landfill located near Napanee, Ontario. In January 2012, the Ministry of the Environment re-issued the site licence under the Environmental Protection Act to impose new conditions upon the landfill owner (Waste Management... Read more

Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal Leave to Appeal – Document March 30, 2012

March 30 | Posted by Jeff | Document Library

This 26 page document gives details of the decision taken by Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) to grant leave to appeal certain terms of Waste Management’s Environmental Monitoring Plan for the closed Richmond Landfill.  ERT Leave to Appeal March 30, 2012 (from the document) “The landfill is located approximately 1 km north of Highway 401, northeast of the intersection of County Road 10 and... Read more

Concerned Citizens Pursue Appeal Against Richmond Dump

February 1 | Posted by Heather | News

The Concerned Citizens Committee of Tyendinaga and Environs (CCCTE) has applied to Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal for leave to appeal certain conditions contained in the latest Richmond Landfill approval issued by the Ministry of the Environment. Since June 2011, no waste has been accepted for disposal at the closed Richmond Landfill. However, the Ministry of the Environment recently amended the site’s licence... Read more

Ministry Lays Charge Against Waste Management for Leak at Richmond Dump

February 13 | Posted by Heather | News

Toronto - Recent inspections by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) of the stormwater management facility at the Richmond Landfill near Napanee have resulted in the issuance of a Provincial Officer’s Order and a Provincial Offences Notice against Waste Management of Canada Corporation (WM). The Provincial Officer’s Report regarding this matter states that: - MOE staff inspected the stormwater management facility on November 16 and... Read more

Expert Reviewer Raises Concerns about Leachate Contamination at Richmond Landfill

October 18 | Posted by Heather | News

A detailed report by an expert hydrogeologist retained by local citizens has raised serious concerns about leachate contamination at the Richmond Landfill Site near Napanee, Ontario.   The report was prepared by Wilf Ruland, P. Geo., and it has been forwarded to the Ministry of the Environment. Mr. Ruland’s report scrutinizes existing monitoring data collected by Waste Management (WM), and, among other... Read more