Posts Tagged ‘Environmental Review Tribunal’

Mike Bossio Reports on the Environmental Review Tribunal

May 3 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog

We are fortunate to live in a province that offers citizens the right to request leave to appeal the actions of large corporations that impact the environment and the lack of action by the Ministry of the Environment to the Environmental Review Tribunal. By taking Waste Management and the MOE to the Tribunal your Concerned Citizens Committee has accomplished the following: -... Read more

Environmental Review Tribunal – Decisions April 26, 2013 – Full Text

April 30 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog

This document issued by the ERT on April 26, 2013,  details the Tribunal decisions  as a result of the hearing held on April 12, 2013 in Deseronto. Pont 10 on page 3 states: ” As a result of settlement discussions, the parties agree that there is evidence that leachate is migrating off-site from the Landfill and causing off-site groundwater impacts in excess... Read more

Environmental Review Tribunal – Napanee Guide Report April 19, 2013

April 20 | Posted by Jeff | News, Uncategorized

    Mediation returning results in dump dispute By Meghan Balogh, Napanee Guide Friday, April 19, 2013     Progress has been made regarding an appeal to the Environmental Review Tribunal on Waste Management’s handling of the Richmond Landfill. On Friday a continuation of the preliminary hearing presented the results of recent mediation between all the parties involved: Waste Management (WM), the Ministry of the Environment (MOE), the... Read more

LeakyLand Fundraiser Raffle

April 1 | Posted by Mike | News, Public Notice, The Leaky Land Blog

Concerned Citizens have been battling the world’s largest waste company for over 15 years. Our goal is a simple one. We want to protect the environment from the impact of the Richmond Landfill. There is evidence that leachate is migrating off-site from the Richmond Landfill Site and causing off-site groundwater impacts. Due to the fractured limestone on which it is located, determining... Read more

CANCELLED Second Preliminary Environmental Review Tribunal Hearing: Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012 at 10:00am, Strathcona Paper Centre, Napanee

September 2 | Posted by Heather | News, Public Notice

CANCELLED   Citizens are encouraged to attend the Second Environmental Review Tribunal Preliminary Hearing at 10:00am on Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012 at the Strathcona Paper Centre, 16 McPherson Drive, in Greater Napanee Ontario. The Concerned Citizens have been granted leave to appeal certain conditions contained in the site licence for the massive Richmond Landfill. In granting leave the tribunal recently agreed with... Read more

Stephen Medd Reacts to Waste Management Public Information Session.

July 8 | Posted by Heather | Letters & Comments

In response to the public information session held by Waste Management on June 27, 2012 Concerned Citizen Stephen Medd wrote the following letter to the Napanee Beaver. To the Editor: Despite Waste Management’s efforts over the last 14 years to try to convince people that they are the owners of the “facts” nothing could be farther from the truth.  The fact is their last... Read more

Jeff Whan Reacts to ERT Hearing and WM Public Information Session.

July 8 | Posted by Jeff | Letters & Comments

In response to the first Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) hearing on June 25, 2012 and the public information session held by Waste Management on June 27, 2012, Concerned Citizen Jeff Whan wrote the following letter to the Napanee Beaver. To the Editor: Last week the first in what will be a series of public hearings that took place in Selby. These formal legal hearings are... Read more

Finally Someone is Listening

June 23 | Posted by Heather | The Leaky Land Blog

Finally  the local residents of this area are going to get an opportunity to pursue their longstanding concerns about the now closed Richmond Landfill’s risk to air quality, surface water and ground water. We take it for granted that it should be a right to have clean air and water , however, our world doesn’t work that way. We need to  be... Read more

PUBLIC NOTICE

June 4 | Posted by Carolyn | Public Notice

Waste Management and the Ministry of the Environment have been ordered to appear before Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal about the closed Richmond Landfill site. ‘The Tribunal finds that the landfill either is currently producing or could in the future produce significant harm to the environment’ (Environmental Review Tribunal’s reason for granting appeal to citizens, 2012) We need to protect our land and... 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