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September 15th, 2009 This is the Tiny Township Council resolution from Aug. 30. that includes calling for the revocation of the Certificate of Approval from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment.The Tiny Township clerk has sent this to every council in Simcoe County. We hope each one adopts it in t...
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September 14th, 2009 Learn how at the “Organize to Win” seminar led by Oakvillegreen Conservation Association president Liz Benneian, an award-winning community activist and environmental leader.Date: Sunday, September 20, 2009Time: 1 to 5 p.m.Cost: $5 per person, includes handout materials and coffe...
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September 14th, 2009 From Linda ReynoldsAt a special Penetanguishene Town Council meeting Monday night, councillors voted UNANIMOUSLY in favour of supporting the Tiny Township resolution calling for the permanent closure of Site 41, asking the MOE to revoke the Certificate of Approval, and directing ...
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September 14th, 2009 Why don’t they just tell the truth?Why don’t they start behaving in a manner that earns our trust?Why don’t they stop treating citizens with contempt?Why don’t they stop trying to stomp on disagreement and awkward questions? “Free legal advice” was the term Simcoe County CAO Mark...
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September 14th, 2009 We are at a very important stage of the war to protect our water and it’s important that our supporters push back against any misinformation being circulated by pro-dump forcesTo this end, we have uploaded the latest flyer we have developed for use in our campaign – leading up to...
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September 14th, 2009 One of our supporters has alerted us to an informative website belonging to a Pennsylvania group. It’s has a a subset of pages for environmental justice advocates, in this case, dealing with landfills. Ejnet/landfillsHome page for ActionPA ActionPAThe ActionPA landfill page was l...
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September 12th, 2009 News release from the Green Party of Ontario Liberal policy ignoring the garbage issue burdens municipalities. Toronto, Ont. – March 1, 2007 – Ontario produces mountains of garbage expecting rural citizens to bury it in their neighbourhoods. The Liberal policy of ignoring the gar...
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Friday April 30, 9 a.m. Midhurst – Simcoe County waste strategy steering committee....
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September 11th, 2009 from Ann TruyensWhile we do not want to let our guard down on Site 41, it is increasingly important to have our energies turned to the solution – Zero Waste. I grow increasingly concerned that our politicians will turn to the easy fix of “shipping it to Durham” – out of sight [&h...
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September 11th, 2009 The Site 41 Community Monitoring Committee has written to the Huronia District Airport Commission pointing out that large populations of birds, particularly geese, have been attracted to standing water in the Site 41 storm water management pond.“We are writing you today to alert ...