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Feb 16th, 2010
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By R. turgano thegreenpagesChatting with Gord McKay from Zero Waste Simcoe.Q. What is Zero Waste Simcoe and how did it come about? A. Zero Waste Simcoe is a grassroots organization dedicated to helping Simcoe County become a Zero Waste community. Its 200 plus members, from across the County, are read...
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From Gord McKay, of Zero Waste SimcoeThe County’s three public consultation sessions on our waste future have just wrapped up. Some 250 people attended, providing feedback through a formatted workbook and somewhat fractious Town Hall meetings. Much of the meeting time was devoted to Stantec, the Coun...
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Feb 16th, 2010
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By DOUGLAS GLYNN Barrie Examiner Simcoe County officials are having to overcome public trust issues as they try to move forward on ways to deal with garbage over the next two decades. That was apparent last Wednesday when the county and staff from Stantec Consulting hosted the last of three public op...
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Feb 15th, 2010
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchMIDLAND — For those at who talked to the Stantec team at their information panels during last week’s consultation sessions, the messaging was unmistakeable: incineration is the way to go.Not surprising. Stantec is the consultant on the Durham York incinerator, currentl...
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Feb 11th, 2010
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By Miriam King Bradford West Gwillimbury TimesStantec Consulting and the County of Simcoe were prepared for questions about proposed options for managing solid waste, at the first of 3 Public Open Houses, held Monday night at the Nottawasaga Inn. What they got from the 70-plus people in attendance we...
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Feb 11th, 2010
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By Matthew Talbot Innisfil Journal About 60 people turned out to the first in a series of three hastily prepared meetings to discuss the future of waste management in Simcoe County.Many of those in attendance at Monday night’s open house and meeting at the Nottawasaga Inn’s Crystal Ballro...
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Feb 11th, 2010
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by Phil Birchard 97.7 The Beach Radio February 10 2010What to do with waste in Simcoe County?That was the topic of discussion in Wasaga Beach Tuesday night as officials prepare for another waste meeting in Midland today (Wednesday).It was standing room only at the RecPlex for the meeting designed to ...
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Feb 10th, 2010
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchWASAGA BEACH – Day 2 of Simcoe County’s public consultation on its waste strategy and residents were calling on councillors to declare what direction they’re going in and take charge of the process.The pleas went unanswered by those politicians who were present although Stan...
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Feb 10th, 2010
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Wasaga Beach meeting showed Site 41 group willing to move forward – but County must revoke the C of A to end the distrust!By Elaine and Walt Stephenson WaterWatchThe majority of last night’s attendees were Site 41 protesters.  They were a polite and orderly group who were interested and willing...
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Feb 10th, 2010
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By MIRIAM KING, QMI AGENCY Orillia Packet and Time The shadow of Site 41 hung over the first of three public open houses hosted by the County of Simcoe and Stantec Consulting Monday. The county outlined a list of waste options the consultant said needed further investigation. And the options were lai...