Posts Tagged ‘Landfill Siting’

Canadian Environmental Law Association reacts to the MOE decision refusing to review EPA

October 17 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog

The MOE has decided not to review the EPA with regard to the siting of landfills on unsuitable locations like farctured bedrock. The Concerned Citizens and supporting groups have vowed to continue pressing for the change. Read the details and CELA’s reaction in their BLOG by clicking this link:

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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

Napanee Guide – July 26, 2013 by Megan Balogh ‘Local landfill fight expands to provincial legislation’

August 1 | Posted by Jeff | News

Three groups who have been fighting the Richmond Landfill near Napanee have formally applied to the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to request changes to provincial legislation governing the placement of waste disposal sites. The Concerned Citizens’ Committee/Tyendinaga and Environs (CCCTE), the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ), and the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) have jointly filed an Application for... 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