Posts Tagged ‘ Town of Greater Napanee’

Steve Medd writes to the Napanee Beaver

January 28 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

LETTER TO THE EDITOR RE: RICHMOND LANDFILL, NAPANEE As we step into the new year, concerned citizens enter year sixteen in stopping Waste Management (WM) from trying again to build a mega dump on fractured bedrock in Napanee. In 2006, the Minister of Environment turned down the company’s first attempt because of its failure to adequately characterize the complex geology at... Read more

Quinte News Reports Toxic Chemicals Leaking From Richmond Landfill

January 20 | Posted by Jeff | News, The Leaky Land Blog

Officials have confirmed that toxic chemicals are leaching from the closed Richmond Landfill site into neighbouring Tyendinaga Township. ** The toxins are close to where a new landfill and recycling centre is being proposed on the Tyendinaga – Napanee border. Both the owners, the concerned citizens of Tyendinaga, the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, Reeve Rick Philips told a news conference... Read more

Response to Waste Management’s Open Letter Advertisement of May 31, 2012

June 5 | Posted by Jeff | Letters & Comments

While we understand you and your company must realize that there will be public scrutiny of  your stewardship of the closed Richmond Landfill, we would like to remind you that we already have copies of most of the   correspondence between you and the Ministry of the Environment. In fact most of this material is now in the public domain. One... Read more