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Tuesday May 28: People’s Aggregate Summit

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May 22nd, 2019
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From Gravel Watch Ontario

Our Government “For the People” excluded the People from their Industry Summit in March. This time we will be making our voices heard! Join us to learn more about the proposals being lobbied for by the aggregate industry and the impacts that they would have.

Speakers will include:
Theresa McClenaghan, Executive Director and Counsel from the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)Teresa will be providing an overview of the rapidly changing environmental regulatory framework
Ian McLaurin from the Ontario Soils Regulation Task Force (OSRTF)Ian will be speaking to the increasing risk that pit and quarries across Ontario will become the preferred dumping ground for “excess soils”
Franco DiGiovanni Air Quality Expert from the Hemmera Environmental ConsultancyFranco will be discussing the importance of evaluating the quality of technical work done in support of aggregate proposals

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Attend this event and increase your understanding of the threats we face and the actions we can take to protect our communities.

When Tuesday, May 28th 6:30pm, Presentations at 7:00pm

Where Puslinch Community Centre 23 Brock Road South, Guelph ON Hwy 401 Exit #299 3km north on Brock Rd South/Wellington 46

Admission: $10, $5 for Seniors and Students Light Refreshments Provided

Gravel Watch Ontario is a coalition of citizens and non-government organizations, seeking to improve the management of aggregate in Ontario. Gravel Watch Ontario acts in the interests of residents and communities to protect the health, safety, quality of life of Ontarians, and the natural environment. www.GravelWatch.org info@gravelwatch.org (905) 659-5417

 

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