Posts Tagged ‘WAste Management Corp’

Leachate Release at WM Richmond Landfill

January 27 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

On 20 January 2020, Waste Management (WM) issued a Notice to Residents describing a deliberate leachate release which occurred nearly a week earlier on 14 January at the Richmond Landfill site. The notice reported that a driver transporting leachate from the landfill to a temporary storage lagoon was instructed by WM staff to dump the load of approximately 3500 gallons (16,000... Read more

Where is the leachate going?

January 24 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog

The off-site movement of leachate, suspected for years, was confirmed by hydrogeologists working for the Concerned Citizens, the Mohawks and the Ministry of the Environment. Despite considerable investigation, Waste Management has not yet determined the geographic extent of the migration

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Howard O’Connor

September 17 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Howard O’Connor. We extend our condolences to his wife Hazel and his family members. Howard was well-known and respected throughout the community and he will be genuinely missed. Howard was a passionate supporter of our cause and made significant contributions to the fight against landfill expansion in... Read more

Harlan House ‘Life in a fish bowl is complicated’

August 11 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog

Harlan House writes to the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. We reproduce his letter here with permission. Follow Harlan at Mr. Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 1075 Bay St. Suite 605, Toronto, On. M5S 2B1 Dear Mr. Miller, Life in a fish bowl is complicated. What you are looking at, in the photographs is my little garden fishpond. It is getting its yearly tune up. The pond... 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