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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.
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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.
Arrogant, or just irresponsible?
Ontarians are rapidly being faced with two choices, when considering the growing estimated cost for scrapping the planned gas plants in Oakville and Mississauga.
Elmira creek sample shows increased DDT levels
A site downstream of Elmira's Chemtura chemical plant has shown a higher-than-expected level of DDT.
CPAC member questions value of saving wetlands on contaminated site
Councillor Mark Bauman is concerned about some restrictions the Grand River Conservation Authority is placing on Chemtura, when it comes to the remediation of former waste pits GP1 and GP2.
CPAC narrows focus to Chemtura property
Members of the Chemtura Public Advisory Committee are raising a new area of concern, regarding the long-term cleanup of Elmira’s aquifer.
A lasting legacy
It’s an interesting question, one that deserves a full discussion — when Elmira’s groundwater is cleaned up to Ontario drinking water standards, will we be confident enough to drink it?
 
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