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Toronto Star May 29 2010The fight to build a controversial landfill site in Simcoe County is officially over. Earlier this week, the province waved a white flag and revoked its certificate of approval for Dump Site 41. To applause from project opponents, gathered to witness the occasion, county counc...
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Barrie Examiner May 28 — So now what? Site 41, the North Simcoe Landfill, will no longer even be considered as a dump for Simcoe County waste. Last summer, county council bowed to overwhelming public pressure and reversed its position on the Tiny Township site, deciding it would not be a landfi...
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By Miriam King Editor Bradford Times On May 25, the County of Simcoe finally laid to rest the controversial North Simcoe Landfill site, better known as Site 41. Following the vote in September 2009 to halt construction of the new landfill, County Council has now voted to ask the province to revoke th...
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By BOB BRUTON Barrie Examiner May 25 2010Site 41 has officially been dumped. Simcoe County council decided Tuesday to ask Ontario’s Ministry of Environment to revoke the Certificate of Approval necessary to operate the Tiny Township property as a landfill. Its zoning will be returned to agricul...
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Gail Swainson Toronto Star May 26 2010The province has revoked the certificate of approval for Elmvale’s notorious Dump Site 41, just hours after Simcoe County Council voted Tuesday to rezone the landfill for agricultural uses.The decision means the site will be permanently shuttered after a 20-year ...
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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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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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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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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...