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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

OPAL support EPA amendments to prohibit unsuitable landfill siting

September 30 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

Opal have added their support to the Concerned Citizens request to have the EPA amended to prohibit new or expanded landfills on unsuitable sites. They also support an amendment that would prohibit a proponent from re-applying to establish or expand a landfill on or adjacent to a site that has previously been refused for environmental reasons. Read their letter of support... Read more

Napanee Beaver reports on Environmental Review Tribunal April 18, 2013

April 22 | Posted by Jeff | News, Uncategorized

Despite agreement, landfill fight goes on Concerned groups point to offsite results in demanding BREC be abandoned By Seth DuChene Editor Any impression that Waste Management and its critics were close to finding some common ground on the now-closed Richmond Landfill and the proposed Beechwood Road Environmental Centre following the results of a preliminary Environmental Review Tribunal hearing on Friday were quickly dashed on... Read more

Environmental Review Tribunal – Napanee Guide Report April 19, 2013

April 20 | Posted by Jeff | News, Uncategorized

    Mediation returning results in dump dispute By Meghan Balogh, Napanee Guide Friday, April 19, 2013     Progress has been made regarding an appeal to the Environmental Review Tribunal on Waste Management’s handling of the Richmond Landfill. On Friday a continuation of the preliminary hearing presented the results of recent mediation between all the parties involved: Waste Management (WM), the Ministry of the Environment (MOE), the... Read more