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Simcoe Reformer
Massive chip pile staying putreceive the food and in no time it was coated with airborne particulate matter.
Massive chip pile staying put
Simcoe Reformer / Posted yesterday
receive the food and in no time it was coated with airborne particulate matter. Complicating matters is the fact that the Ministry of the Environment and Norfolk Fire & Rescue are at odds about the best approach to fire safety in the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
196 tonnes of hazardous waste being sent back to JapanWorks will ship the toxic waste back to Japan on Friday. It is expected to arri
196 tonnes of hazardous waste being sent back to Japan
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
Works will ship the toxic waste back to Japan on Friday. It is expected to arrive there on Aug 7, he said. Japan’s Ministry of the Environment will take legal action against those involved in exporting the waste to Thailand, Mr Sakda... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
At-risk species prompts renewed wind farm fightwas important enough to file an urgent request on July 14 to halt the Gunn's Hi
At-risk species prompts renewed wind farm fight
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
was important enough to file an urgent request on July 14 to halt the Gunn's Hill wind power project with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change and the Environmental Review Tribunal. It has also requested that its appeal... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
At-risk species prompts renewed wind farm fightwas important enough to file an urgent request on July 14 to halt the Gunn's Hi
At-risk species prompts renewed wind farm fight
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 2 days ago
was important enough to file an urgent request on July 14 to halt the Gunn's Hill wind power project with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change and the Environmental Review Tribunal. It has also requested that its appeal... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
City flushing out source of affluentso far the City has yet to hear issue from environmental or health groups to sh
City flushing out source of affluent
Fernie Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
so far the City has yet to hear issue from environmental or health groups to shut down the river. “While we are not the Ministry of the Environment, given that we have boomed and screened the area, and the amount of water that is flowing through... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury road work season kicking into high gearcan do that and add it to the sides without tearing up what we've just built."
Sudbury road work season kicking into high gear
The Sudbury Star / Posted 2 days ago
can do that and add it to the sides without tearing up what we've just built." Finally, Second Avenue is on hold while the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change reviews the city's project file. "There were some concerns from people in the... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Rainfall offers little reliefand major water-users are asked to look at the GRCA's website to explore the lo
Rainfall offers little relief
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
and major water-users are asked to look at the GRCA's website to explore the low water response section for ideas. The Ministry of the Environment is also encouraging people who are concerned about how much water is taken in their neighbourhood... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Water levels to be focus of meeting next weekCounty and the watersheds of the Moira, Napanee and Salmon rivers. The team inc
Water levels to be focus of meeting next week
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 days ago
County and the watersheds of the Moira, Napanee and Salmon rivers. The team includes representation from municipalities, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Ministry of Agriculture Food and... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Federal study examined turbine ground vibrations(REA) document, he would know the concerns expressed by the Water Wells First f
Federal study examined turbine ground vibrations
Sarnia Observer / Posted 4 days ago
(REA) document, he would know the concerns expressed by the Water Wells First folks are sufficiently credible that the Ministry of the Environment has included seismological and water quality testing, before and after construction and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Magma build-up may put Salvadoran capital at riskfrom Guatemala to Panama. The team, from the Volcanology research group at Bri
Magma build-up may put Salvadoran capital at risk
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
from Guatemala to Panama. The team, from the Volcanology research group at Bristol's School of Earth Sciences and the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources in El Salvador, studied the density distribution beneath the Ilopango... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Why the hesitation?compound the management challenge. These requirements are directed in the cert
Why the hesitation?
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 7 days ago
compound the management challenge. These requirements are directed in the certificate of property use issued by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change to protect users from toxic exposure. There is no known safe amount of... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Costco gets its permitup the permit. "The last hurdle Costco needed (to clear) before they could com
Costco gets its permit
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 8 days ago
up the permit. "The last hurdle Costco needed (to clear) before they could commence work is they needed a permit from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change regarding their gas bar, which is part of the project," explained Mayor Steve... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Costco gets its permitup the permit. "The last hurdle Costco needed (to clear) before they could com
Costco gets its permit
Barrie Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
up the permit. "The last hurdle Costco needed (to clear) before they could commence work is they needed a permit from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change regarding their gas bar, which is part of the project," explained Mayor Steve... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
It’s absurd to blame water problems on turbinesmissed the real problem, which is that poor water wells produce bad water. A q
It’s absurd to blame water problems on turbines
Sarnia Observer / Posted 8 days ago
missed the real problem, which is that poor water wells produce bad water. A quick call to the local offices of The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change and the Health Unit would have flagged the real issue: water quality. What I... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Plans for NOTL property draws mixed reviewsprepare a report with recommendations to council on the application for zoning
Plans for NOTL property draws mixed reviews
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 9 days ago
prepare a report with recommendations to council on the application for zoning bylaw and official plan amendments. If the application is approved, it would initially be placed in a holding zone until it is cleared by the Ministry of the Environ... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Plans for NOTL property draws mixed reviewsprepare a report with recommendations to council on the application for zoning
Plans for NOTL property draws mixed reviews
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 9 days ago
prepare a report with recommendations to council on the application for zoning bylaw and official plan amendments. If the application is approved, it would initially be placed in a holding zone until it is cleared by the Ministry of the Environ... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Plans for NOTL property draws mixed reviewsprepare a report with recommendations to council on the application for zoning
Plans for NOTL property draws mixed reviews
Welland Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
prepare a report with recommendations to council on the application for zoning bylaw and official plan amendments. If the application is approved, it would initially be placed in a holding zone until it is cleared by the Ministry of the Environ... Read more
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The West Elgin Chronicle
Seasideto identify preferred options,” Blazak said. “We've been waiting for a long tim
Seaside
The West Elgin Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
to identify preferred options,” Blazak said. “We've been waiting for a long time to get to this point.” However, the Ministry of the Environment has final approval over the servicing plan. But because of staff changes at the MOE, it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Climate Change Mitigation - New Project to Reduce Gas Emissionand knowledge sharing efforts to catalyse low emission climate change resilient
Climate Change Mitigation - New Project to Reduce Gas Emission
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
and knowledge sharing efforts to catalyse low emission climate change resilient development. The Inspector N° 1 at the Ministry of the Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development, Valentin Wangnoun, sitting in for Minister... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
As many as 80 cows killed in fireSunday, but as of the early afternoon, the investigator had not arrived. Along
As many as 80 cows killed in fire
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 12 days ago
Sunday, but as of the early afternoon, the investigator had not arrived. Along with the fire marshal, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Minister of Agricultural and the Niagara Region were notified, Seth said. A cause could not be... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
As many as 80 cows killed in fireSunday, but as of the early afternoon, the investigator had not arrived. Along
As many as 80 cows killed in fire
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 12 days ago
Sunday, but as of the early afternoon, the investigator had not arrived. Along with the fire marshal, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Minister of Agricultural and the Niagara Region were notified, Seth said. A cause could not be... Read more
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Welland Tribune
As many as 80 cows killed in fireSunday, but as of the early afternoon, the investigator had not arrived. Along
As many as 80 cows killed in fire
Welland Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Sunday, but as of the early afternoon, the investigator had not arrived. Along with the fire marshal, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Minister of Agricultural and the Niagara Region were notified, Seth said. A cause could not be... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Blue-green algae detected at Lake RosalindLAKE ROSALIND—Results from a sample taken on July 11 by the Ministry of the Env
Blue-green algae detected at Lake Rosalind
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 14 days ago
LAKE ROSALIND—Results from a sample taken on July 11 by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change show the presence of a blue-green algae bloom in Lake Rosalind. Additional testing is underway to determine concentrations. As some types of... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Alert issued over St. Catharines water testerin ministry-approved laboratories,” Janas adds. “Our water meets or exceeds th
Alert issued over St. Catharines water tester
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 16 days ago
in ministry-approved laboratories,” Janas adds. “Our water meets or exceeds the water quality standards mandated by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. “Residents can feel confident in the quality of their... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Alert issued over St. Catharines water testerin ministry-approved laboratories,” Janas adds. “Our water meets or exceeds th
Alert issued over St. Catharines water tester
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 16 days ago
in ministry-approved laboratories,” Janas adds. “Our water meets or exceeds the water quality standards mandated by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. “Residents can feel confident in the quality of their... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Alert issued over St. Catharines water testerin ministry-approved laboratories,” Janas adds. “Our water meets or exceeds th
Alert issued over St. Catharines water tester
Welland Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
in ministry-approved laboratories,” Janas adds. “Our water meets or exceeds the water quality standards mandated by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. “Residents can feel confident in the quality of their... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Blue-green algae confirmed in three city lakesThe presence of blue-green algal blooms has been confirmed in three lakes in Su
Blue-green algae confirmed in three city lakes
The Sudbury Star / Posted 16 days ago
The presence of blue-green algal blooms has been confirmed in three lakes in Sudbury. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has advised the Sudbury & District Health Unit that results of samples from Ramsey Lake and the southwestern... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Thousands of used condoms found in Lake Ontario“Many people who are recreational water users don’t see this and are left in th
Thousands of used condoms found in Lake Ontario
Calgary Sun / Posted 16 days ago
“Many people who are recreational water users don’t see this and are left in the dark.” Gary Wheeler, spokesman for the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, confirmed the Spills Action Centre received a call Friday afternoon of... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Brant County records $350G surplusexpected supplementary taxes; * $252,514 deficit in recreational facilities, p
Brant County records $350G surplus
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 16 days ago
expected supplementary taxes; * $252,514 deficit in recreational facilities, parks and trails. The major reasons include a Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change order for the Burford Community Centre's septic system that cost $103,000 last... Read more
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The Sault Star
Union pegs OSI suitable suitormonths of a change in ownership and will accept all environmental liabilities s
Union pegs OSI suitable suitor
The Sault Star / Posted 17 days ago
months of a change in ownership and will accept all environmental liabilities subject to an understanding with Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, an OSI release states. The agreement also makes it clear that any... Read more
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The Sault Star
Union pegs OSI as suitable suitormonths of a change in ownership and will accept all environmental liabilities s
Union pegs OSI as suitable suitor
The Sault Star / Posted 17 days ago
months of a change in ownership and will accept all environmental liabilities subject to an understanding with Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, an OSI release states. The agreement also makes it clear that any... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Group calls for minister's resignationminister's resignation. Water Wells First placed protest signs on Monday at th
Group calls for minister's resignation
Chatham Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
minister's resignation. Water Wells First placed protest signs on Monday at the Windsor, Sarnia and London offices of the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, said group spokesman Kevin Jakubec in a media release.. “Water Wells First... Read more
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Herald.ie
Dangerous toxins will not be a problem at Poolbeg, vows councilambient monitoring results of dioxins and furans upwind and downwind of the Dur
Dangerous toxins will not be a problem at Poolbeg, vows council
Herald.ie / Posted 18 days ago
ambient monitoring results of dioxins and furans upwind and downwind of the Durham York Energy Centre were below Ontario's Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change's established applicable criteria," a spokesperson said. "These results... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Health Unit issues advisory: Possible blue-green algal blooms at several beaches on Ramsey LakeThe Sudbury & District Health Unit and the Ministry of the Environment and Clim
Health Unit issues advisory: Possible blue-green algal blooms at several beaches on Ramsey Lake
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 21 days ago
The Sudbury & District Health Unit and the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change are currently investigating possible blue-green algal blooms at Main, Amphitheatre, New, Canoe Club and Bell Grove Beaches on Ramsey Lake in Greater... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Bottled water not practical, says groupthe area, has some residents worried that the vibrations from the turbines coul
Bottled water not practical, says group
Sarnia Observer / Posted 21 days ago
the area, has some residents worried that the vibrations from the turbines could result in dirty water in their wells. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change's renewable energy approval states that the company “immediately provide an... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Bottled water not practical, says groupthe area, has some residents worried that the vibrations from the turbines coul
Bottled water not practical, says group
Chatham Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
the area, has some residents worried that the vibrations from the turbines could result in dirty water in their wells. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change's renewable energy approval states that the company “immediately provide an... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Blue-green algae affects city beachesThe Sudbury & District Health Unit and the Ministry of the Environment and Clim
Blue-green algae affects city beaches
The Sudbury Star / Posted 21 days ago
The Sudbury & District Health Unit and the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change are investigating possible blue-green algal blooms at Main, Amphitheatre, New, Canoe Club and Bell Grove Beaches on Ramsey Lake in Greater Sudbury. The... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Low water warning extendedeven drier weather with little to no precipitation in the forecast. Water user
Low water warning extended
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 22 days ago
even drier weather with little to no precipitation in the forecast. Water users must acquire water-taking permits from the Ministry of the Environment if they withdraw more than 50,000 litres per day of water from a watercourse, pond or... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
St. Clair Twp. seeks more on LGS drainage plansthe most catastrophic storm events. Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA) fo
St. Clair Twp. seeks more on LGS drainage plans
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 22 days ago
the most catastrophic storm events. Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA) for industrial sewage works required by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change includes the creation of an operations manual, effluent criteria, a water... Read more
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The Sault Star
Essar Algoma failed to report spillEssar Steel Algoma has pleaded guilty to one offence and was fined $100,000 for
Essar Algoma failed to report spill
The Sault Star / Posted 22 days ago
Essar Steel Algoma has pleaded guilty to one offence and was fined $100,000 for failing to report a spill to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA). The company uses a ministry-approved... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
St. Clair Twp. seeks more on LGS drainage plansthe most catastrophic storm events. Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA) fo
St. Clair Twp. seeks more on LGS drainage plans
Sarnia Observer / Posted 22 days ago
the most catastrophic storm events. Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA) for industrial sewage works required by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change includes the creation of an operations manual, effluent criteria, a water... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Appeal period passes for Ostrander Pointwhich the government claimed was public input under the Green Energy Act,” she
Appeal period passes for Ostrander Point
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 22 days ago
which the government claimed was public input under the Green Energy Act,” she said. “In spite of all this input the Ministry of the Environment approved a project to install nine turbines and their associated roads and ancillary equipment at... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Dam smell especially foul this summerplant in Simcoe. Robinson says that is not possible. Effluent from the Simcoe
Dam smell especially foul this summer
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 23 days ago
plant in Simcoe. Robinson says that is not possible. Effluent from the Simcoe plant, Robinson said this week, exceeds Ministry of the Environment standards for cleanliness and is, in fact, odourless when pumped into the Lynn River. Norfolk’s... Read more
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Timmins Times
Signs posted in park warning of ‘heavy metals’of secret soil tests carried out in recent years and only revealed to the publi
Signs posted in park warning of ‘heavy metals’
Timmins Times / Posted 23 days ago
of secret soil tests carried out in recent years and only revealed to the public in May. The testing was carried out by the Ministry of the Environment, as far back as 2000, and then again in 2012. The testing area was the Hollinger Park, which was... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Tanker truck crashes in Vinelandbottom of the ravine. The firefighters put some booms across the stream to keep
Tanker truck crashes in Vineland
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 24 days ago
bottom of the ravine. The firefighters put some booms across the stream to keep the fuel from migrating and called in the Ministry of the Environment.” The Niagara Regional Police closed Moyer Road near Victoria Avenue for the duration of the... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Tanker truck crashes in Vinelandbottom of the ravine. The firefighters put some booms across the stream to keep
Tanker truck crashes in Vineland
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 24 days ago
bottom of the ravine. The firefighters put some booms across the stream to keep the fuel from migrating and called in the Ministry of the Environment.” The Niagara Regional Police closed Moyer Road near Victoria Avenue for the duration of the... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Tanker truck crashes in Vinelandbottom of the ravine. The firefighters put some booms across the stream to keep
Tanker truck crashes in Vineland
Welland Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
bottom of the ravine. The firefighters put some booms across the stream to keep the fuel from migrating and called in the Ministry of the Environment.” The Niagara Regional Police closed Moyer Road near Victoria Avenue for the duration of the... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Water levels raise concern for usagewater uses should be suspended until natural water supplies recover. Those who
Water levels raise concern for usage
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 25 days ago
water uses should be suspended until natural water supplies recover. Those who hold a Permit to Take Water from the Ministry of the Environment are asked to reduce their water taking by 20 per cent as well. Based on data from Environment... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Ideal circumstances for algae bloomsa bloom. McClure said if someone suspects a blue-green algae bloom, they shoul
Ideal circumstances for algae blooms
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 30 days ago
a bloom. McClure said if someone suspects a blue-green algae bloom, they should assume toxins are present and call the Ministry of the Environment spills action centre at 1-800-268-6060. The health risks of exposure to blue-green algae include... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Petition targets outdoor furnaces in Sudburysystem," Charbonneau says. Landry-Altmann says there are strict guidelines in
Petition targets outdoor furnaces in Sudbury
The Sudbury Star / Posted 30 days ago
system," Charbonneau says. Landry-Altmann says there are strict guidelines in Sudbury, which have been devised by the Ministry of the Environment, on burning garbage and wood. "You look at the photos and you look at the stipulations, and... Read more
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