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By John Edwards Simcoe.com May 25 2010Site 41 is dead.Simcoe County council voted Tuesday morning to ask the Ministry of the Environment to revoke the certificate of approval for the proposed Tiny Township dumpsite.Council also approved an amendment – moved by Tiny Township Deputy Mayor George Lawren...
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May 24 2010 Letter To: Mr. Cal Patterson, Warden, Simcoe CountyTo: all County CouncillorsTo: Mr. Mark Aitken, Mr. Rob McCulloughTo: Mr. Glen KnoxRe: suggested use for the land at Site 41Rather than constructing a landfill, we suggest that the area be protected from development, and allow these pristi...
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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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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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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...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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By Douglas Glynn Barrie Examiner May 13 2010Simcoe County’s corporate services committee voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend to county council that the Ontario Ministry of the Environment be asked to revoke the certificate of approval for landfill Site 41. If county council supports the reco...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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By WES KELLER Orangeville Citizen May 6 2010Shelburne council is conditionally committed to sending the town’s household solid waste to the proposed gasification facility at Dufferin EcoEnergy Park (DEEP), but it’s difficult to know whether the council would favour a total takeover of waste managemen...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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By Richard Blanchard Innisfil Scope April 21 2010A survey of the waste disposed by 100 households in Simcoe County has shown a big drop in the amount of garbage heading to local landfills, due to the introduction of an organics program. Environmental Services Director Rob McCullough reported to the c...
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Letter to Simcoe.com April 20 2010VICTORIA HARBOUR – Re: “Still not buying county’s Site 41 position,” The Mirror, April 15.The stepping down of Tony Guergis has made no difference in some Simcoe County councillors’ decisions. It seems they feel asking the Ontario government to rescind the certificat...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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By Janyce MacGregor CBC NewsWright Tech/Green Rite Solutions have got back to me with a response. Here is their release, verbatim:Wright Tech Systems, Gillani and Jaffer; Setting the record Straight “We never had any financial dealings with Gillani or Jaffer” – Jim Wright, Chairman ...