Posts Tagged ‘monitoring’

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


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

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

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

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