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Oct 30th, 2009
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By Shawn Giilck Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin  October 28, 2009WASAGA BEACH – After a difficult year, Simcoe County may not quite qualify as an asylum, but Cal Patterson wants to be its warden anyway in a bid to bring it back to “respectability.” Patterson narrowly lost to incumbent warden Tony Gue...
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Oct 22nd, 2009
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Alliston Herald October 21 2009Need changeWith the demise of Site 41, citizens of Simcoe County should take heart. It took a lot to reverse a decision to put a dump on top of a major aquifer, but it was finally accomplished.It also puts the lie to citizen apathy.People do care and will get involved w...
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Oct 17th, 2009
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October 15, 2009 The following letter has been sent to Warden Tony Guergis and others at Simcoe County, as well as to the Site 41 Community Monitoring Committee by Emil O. Frind, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo I would like to c...
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Oct 14th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchSimcoe County staff successfully deflected any action by members of the corporate services committee regarding several urgent Site 41 issues.Oro-Medonte Deputy Mayor Ralph Hough had asked for the matter of “next steps” for Site 41 to be placed on the agenda. “We still have t...
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Oct 14th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchSimcoe County’s corporate services committee has decided to adopt a Zero Waste philosophy for its new solid waste management strategy. Councillors also voted to set up a steering committee that includes members of the public to guide the efforts of Stantec, the consultant th...
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Oct 14th, 2009
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By Richard Blanchard Innisfil Scope Oct. 14 2009Simcoe County councillors are looking for a totally new approach to waste disposal issues, following the decision to cancel the proposed Site 41 landfill site last month.“I want to involve everyone here,” said Adjala-Tosorontio deputy mayor Doug Little,...
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Oct 13th, 2009
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online October 13, 2009 Simcoe Grey MP Helena Guergis, Minister of State Status of Women, has weighed into the waste management debate on behalf of a “constituent of mine.”In a letter addressed to Warden Tony Guergis and county council, Ms. Guergis noted that she ...
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Oct 13th, 2009
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Site 42 next dump on County’s listBy Laurie Watt Collingwood Connection Oct 09, 2009 So what comes after Site 41? Site 42, of course.And Site 42 has some of the same history as the notorious North Simcoe landfill that Simcoe County councillors finally buried a few weeks ago.Like Site 41, Site 42 is t...
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Oct 4th, 2009
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By Nicole Million Midland Mirror Sept. 29, 2009   The subject of garbage has been a contentious topic in these parts, but the County of Simcoe says it’s time to celebrate some good news.Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the launch of the county’s curbside organics program. The program, which...