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Ontario's "Mega Quarry" Plans Dropped


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection, quarry )

Cher Away
- 606 days ago - greenerideal.com
Wednesday marked a great day for local farmers in Ontario, as the plan to built a "mega quarry" in Melancthon Township was dropped. The company behind this controversial project, The Highland Companies, has abandoned its attempts and president



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Michael Kirkby (83)
Friday November 23, 2012, 10:46 am
We're dancing in Southern Ontario too. Great job guys and gals in North Dufferin. It just shows you what the will and dedication of the people can accomplish when they set their minds determinedly to achieve a goal. I can't say enough in the way of gratitude and praise for the efforts of the NDACT council. Now let's keep monitoring the Highland farms to ensure that there are no end runs and no GMOs planted.
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Friday November 23, 2012, 10:53 am
Good news!
 

Jerry B. (120)
Friday November 23, 2012, 11:03 am
Noted this is great news..thanks Cher!
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Friday November 23, 2012, 11:17 am
Quarries are dangrerous & they mess up the environment.
 

Frans Badenhorst (546)
Friday November 23, 2012, 11:26 pm
good news, very good news......
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 3:32 am
Good news
 

Michael O. (170)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 6:29 am
This is great news. Prime farmland should not be sacrificed for an ugly, massive quarry.
Great post, Cher!
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 12:43 pm
What a great victory this has been for the constituents in North Dufferin but also for the rest of us here in Southern Ontario. This not only had major consequences for the environment and people there but it could have tainted the major aquifer that supplies fresh water for seven million people in Southern Ontario. When will we learn that what affects one of us in this world affects all of us?
 

Hartson Doak (32)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 2:07 pm
Now why did this nonpolluting mine get shut down and the tar sands is going on full bore?
 

Melania Padilla (173)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 7:05 pm
Great, thanks!
 

Patricia N. (8)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 10:31 pm
Thank the gods.....or whatever. I signed a few petitions and there was lots of local opposition. Yes, sure wish there was mor against tar sands....but our Prime Minister doesn't read petitions and could care less about the environment. Our Ontario gov't. and Premier apparently does care and listened.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 6:14 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Linda Wallace (25)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 6:53 am
Isn't it great - food before construction.
 

Julie E. (315)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 8:52 am
Noted the good news.
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 5:23 am
noted, thanks
 
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