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Making things happen
This past week, the Chemtura Public Advisory Committee showed the good that can happen, simply from asking a few questions.
In-situ remediation project moves forward in Elmira
Chemtura's plans to move ahead with in-situ remediation to deal with "hot spots" of contamination under Elmira are getting closer to reality.
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College of Trades 'a giant tax grab' "I am a certified hairstylist I work at Firstchoice and I am very happy there and I love my job I have been doing it for 23 years , I only work 12 hours /week because of a car accident I can't work the long hours or too many days . I make a little ove"
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Legal claim drafted against wind company "So with 9 studies on wind turbines and property values saying (No value drop because of turbines) lawyer Eric Gillespie does not have a case. Making this is just another costly nuisance case!! PTL for NIMBYs is Pay The Lawyer"
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Marathon meeting finally ends with 2.67 per cent budget increase "The final compromise of $100,000 of surplus funds to be used, one of about half a dozen debated, was actually proposed by councillor Pope. The towns reserves, remain almost exactly the same as 2013, and will be boosted substantially by the sale of th"
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DDT study planned for Canagigigue
The Ministry of the Environment is giving the go-ahead for a study that will look at the level of contamination in sediment along the Canagigigue Creek.
CPAC asks ministry to clarify cleanup criteria
The Chemtura Public Advisory Committee has passed a resolution that asks the Ministry of the Environment to clearly define the parameters of the 2028 deadline to clean up Elmira's contaminated groundwater.
Clarity needed
Clarity is almost always a good thing.
No cleanup target defined for Chemtura
Chemtura does not have a clear target to reach, in terms of cleaning up Elmira's contaminated groundwater by 2028
Chemtura advised to take lessons from Alberta industry
Chemtura and the Chemtura Public Advisory Committee could learn a few lessons from Alberta industry, particularly Alberta's Industrial Heartland.
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Remediation program complete on former waste pits
Chemtura has completed remediation work on its former waste gravel pits, GP1 and GP2.
Chemtura runs into snags with in-situ treatment plan
Chemtura is hoping the third time will be the charm.
High levels of DDT "a cause for concern"
DDT continues to be found in alarming numbers in sediment along the edge of Canagagigue Creek.
Serving as a watchdog
This past week, Ministry of Environment officials revealed that they have found, once again, higher-than-expected levels of DDT in the sediment along the Canagagigue.
Gail Martin Photo
Remediation of former Chemtura gravel pits now underway
Work on Chemtura's controversial remediation plan of former waste pits GP1 and GP2 is now underway.
Sediment samples still awaiting testing
Members of the Chemtura Public Advisory Committee will have to wait at least another month to find out the test results of sediment and soil sampling upstream of the chemical plant.
Marshall denied CPAC bid by Woolwich council
Woolwich councillors have, once again, turned down a bid for Elmira resident Alan Marshall to serve on the Chemtura Public Advisory Committee.
Former waste pits still a source of contention
The proposed area of remediation surrounding the former Chemtura waste pits GP1 and GP2 has been refined, after an environmental review was completed of the site.
Chemtura starts work on in-situ remediation
Chemtura will soon begin pilot testing of in-situ remediation.
Making progress
Sometimes, a random thought can become a great idea.
MOE, Chemtura pursue clues in DDT mystery
Ministry of the Environment scientists have returned to the Canagagigue Creek, to collect further creek samples, after a previous test showed higher-than-expected levels of DDT in the creek sediment.
 
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