Posts Tagged ‘Mohawks’

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

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