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In Essa
Jun 13th, 2010
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Reccent exchange on www.stopdumpsite41.ca regarding conservation authoritiesFrom Essa Mayor Dave Guergis – May 20 2010First off the NVCA has grown to over 35 staff with a budget approaching $4,000,000. Almost $2.500,000 in wages. take a look at there budget and see where the money is spent. In ...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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By Michael Gennings Simcoe.com April 14 2010 STAYNER – A hearing regarding Walker Industries’ proposal to expand its quarry near Duntroon started at the Creemore Community Centre on Monday morning. Overseen by the province’s Consolidated Hearings Board, the hearing is expected to last 10 weeks....
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Jun 13th, 2010
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By Matthew Talbot Simcoe.com May 18 2010ANGUS – The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) has given conditional approval for a Canadian Tire store on Highway 90/Mill Street in Angus. The embattled project at 305 Mill St. has been stalled a number of months as the NVCA dealt with conc...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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NEW TECUMSETH – A former Alliston councillor is looking to once again sit at the New Tecumseth council table.Gary Dorland is looking to win the Ward 1 seat. The new Ward 1 covers the northwest corner of Alliston and is the area north of Young and Victoria Streets and west of Church Street. Dorl...
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In Orillia
Jun 13th, 2010
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By NATHAN TAYLOR, THE PACKET AND TIMES May 19 2010A waste collection company has moved ahead with its lawsuit against the City of Orillia. Legal representation for Miller Waste Systems Inc. served the city earlier in the month. Miller is seeking $750,000 in damages, plus interest and legal costs. The...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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Site 41 opponents might soon have to get on with their other lives. When Simcoe County council acquiesced to overwhelming public pressure and abandoned its plans for the Tiny Township landfill last summer, the writing was on the wall. Now county council will consider asking Ontario’s Environmen...
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In Midland
Jun 13th, 2010
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By Douglas Glynn Midland Free Press May 13 2010The town has collected water samples from private wells within an 800 meter radius of the Sundowner well to test for Trichloroethylene (TCE) and Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs). The tests were ordered after TCE was discovered following a second test of ...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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News release from Site 41 group – May 12 2010Members of Simcoe County’s corporate services committee voted unanimously today to ask the Ontario Ministry of the Environment to revoke the Certificate of Approval for Site 41. The motion, which has to be ratified by County Council at its May 25 mee...
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In Midland
Jun 13th, 2010
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News release – May 15 2010- Gord McKay visited the Midland Town offices at 2:00 pm today to file papers for his run for Mayor. “Midland is a wonderful place with a proud heritage. Midland also faces a number of challenges that are going to require new leadership and new energy. I am asking the ...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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New release forom Site 41 group – APRIL 19 2010 – According to the Toronto Star, Simcoe Grey MP Helena Guergis said she wrote a letter last September to Simcoe County Council on behalf of an energy-from-waste company at a time “Simcoe County was debating whether to open a new landfill sit...