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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.

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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?
Falling on deaf ears
Elmira Independent Editorial: Woolwich councillors have consulted the public, but did they listen?
CPAC continues to oppose partial excavation of waste pits
The Chemtura Public Advisory Committee continues to oppose any partial excavation of former waste pits on the Chemtura site, pushing for a full excavation of the toxic soil. But according to officials at Chemtura, that's not going to happen.
Chemtura rejects funding request
The Chemtura Public Advisory Committee is still pushing for additional funding from Chemtura, but the chemical company is not willing to provide it — at least, not for two recent requests.
Time to grow up
Elmira Independent Editorial: Here's a few words of advice to members of the Chemtura Public Advisory Committee, as well as representatives of Chemtura.
Responsible Care dispute continues at CPAC
Controversy about Chemtura's attempts to achieve Responsible Care verification turned into a lengthy back-and-forth between members of the Chemtura Public Advisory Committee and Chemtura officials on Monday night.
Chemtura, CPAC chairman at odds over Responsible Care
Officials at Chemtura are not happy with a recent presentation at Woolwich committee-of-the-whole.
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CPAC meets with environment minister
Chemtura Public Advisory Committee chairman Dan Holt is pleased with a recent meeting with Environment Minister Jim Bradley — but isn't sure what the next steps will be.
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'Major changes' planned for Elmira's groundwater cleanup
Work on the updated remediation plan will get underway quite quickly, with a work plan to resolve "data gaps"and pumping tests on existing wells to be completed by the end of this month. In-situ remediation testing will require MOE approval, but the work plan will be submitted by Dec. 15, 2012.
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