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Nov 24th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatch Another Simcoe County meeting, another outburst from Adjala-Tosorontio Deputy Mayor Doug Little attacking the campaign to get the Site 41 Certificate of Approval revoked.Little told county council that the supporters are “tiresome,” he’s “frustrated,” he doesn’t want staff ...
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Nov 23rd, 2009
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By Nicole Million Midland MirrorMIDLAND – Opponents who stopped controversial plans to build a Simcoe County dumpsite have secured one more small victory.Supporters of the “Stop Dump Site 41” movement gathered at Queen’s Park on Nov. 19 to rally in support of Bill 32, a private member’s bill put forw...
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Nov 23rd, 2009
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Site 41 resistance seeks revocation of environmental permitby Dan Kellar The Dominion November 20 2009The Dominion – http://www.dominionpaper.caWATERLOO, ON—The “People’s Fire” has been allowed to burn to ashes at the 150-day-old protest camp on 2nd Concession Road in Simcoe County, across from...
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Nov 20th, 2009
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By Douglas Glynn Sun MediaTORONTO – Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop’s private member’s bill aimed at revoking the certificate of approval for dump Site 41 passed second reading in the legislature yesterday by a vote of 40 to 11. In a move that surprised many observers, a number of Liberals voted for...
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Nov 20th, 2009
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News release from Garfield Dunlop(Queen’s Park) –Today the provincial legislature passed second reading of Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop’s private member’s bill, Bill 32, Disposal Site 41 in the Township of Tiny Act, 2008. The House voted 40 to11 to approve second reading of the bill.  “I am very ...
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Nov 20th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchWe did it!Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop’s Bill 32 passed second reading in the Ontario legislature this afternoon.It’s a bill that calls for revocation of the Certificate of Approval for Dump Site 41.Dunlop was supported by his Progressive Conservative colleag...
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Nov 18th, 2009
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News release from Council of Canadians  Toronto  — Bill 32 – the Waste Disposal Site 41 in the Township of Tiny Act, 2008 – WILL be voted on in the Ontario Legislature THIS Thursday. The Council of Canadians is supporting this private members bill, which has garnered over 54,000 ema...
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Nov 18th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchThe four members of Simcoe County Council’s waste management subcommittee went into closed session with staff first thing this morning. After an hour-long in-camera meeting, chair Phil Sled (Severn) and committee members Doug Little (Adjala-Tosorontio), Gord Wauchope (Innisi...
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Nov 18th, 2009
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Background material for No Water to Waste Road Trip to support Bill 32Water as pure as Arctic iceThe groundwater in the area of Site 41, in Tiny and Springwater townships, is exceptionally clean. Dr. William Shotyk is the University of Heidelberg scientist whose testing found that it is comparable to...
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Nov 18th, 2009
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SITE 41: Protesters heading to Queen’s Park By Douglas Glynn Barrie ExaminerA private member’s bill that could decide the fate of dump Site 41 comes up for 2nd reading in the Ontario Legislature tomorrow. Introduced last year by Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop, the bill — if it bec...