Posts Tagged ‘Environmental Bill of Rights’

Current Developments Related to the Richmond Landfill

November 4 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog

Currently three separate processes are under way concerning the future of the Richmond landfill. The first is an Environmental Review Tribunal Appeal which addresses concerns associated with the closure, monitoring and remediation of the existing waste mound. The second is an Environmental Assessment which has been initiated by the site’s owner in an attempt to build another – much larger... Read more

Ian Munro supports regulation changes on unsuitable landfill siting and to prevent redundant applications

August 2 | Posted by Jeff | Letters & Comments, The Leaky Land Blog

30 July 2013 Mr. Gord Miller Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 1075 Bay Street, Suite 605 Toronto, ON M5S 2B1 Dear Commissioner Miller, I write in support of the application for review of section 27 of the Environmental Protection Act submitted by Concerned Citizens and others. As one of the many citizens who have tracked developments related to the Richmond landfill in Greater Napanee for years I am only... Read more

Steve Medd makes the case for proper landfill siting

August 1 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog

Letter to the Editor Re: EBR Application to change EPA to prevent landfilling on fractured bedrock July 22, 2013 Our region can do its part in solving the waste problem by considering enclosed composting and material recycling facilities; but our home is not suitable for massive landfills such as the new BREC landfill proposed by Waste Management to be located beside the now... Read more

Napanee Beaver July 18 – ‘Groups Seek Law Change’

July 30 | Posted by Jeff | News, The Leaky Land Blog

MOE urged to ban new landfills on fractured bedrock by Seth Duchene Opponents of the proposed Beechwood Road Environmental Centre west of Napanee are looking for a legislative solution to their ongoing fight with Waste Management. Last week, the Concerned Citizens of Tyendinaga and Environs along with the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte announced that they would be asking the Ontario... Read more

Residents, Mohawks, Environmentalists Apply for Changes in Ontario’s Landfill Law

July 11 | Posted by Jeff | News, The Leaky Land Blog

                                                                             No Means No! Residents, Mohawks and Environmentalists Apply for Changes in Ont. Landfill Law (Toronto). Three participants in the long-standing fight against the Richmond Landfill near Napanee... 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