Letters: Dumping of soil needs regulations

In speaking only for myself and not the Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) this letter is in response to the story “Six Nations Elected Council releases statement addressing rumours on social media” June 5, 2019. Since the protesters brought the dumping of soil (Excavated Surplus Material) into the forefront by supporting the Johnson family dumping soil on their property on 4th Line there has been much talk about the soil dumping business. The dumping of soil is big business. A lot of communities are finding themselves having to deal with this issue. The Ontario government announced recently stiffer penalties for illegal soil dumping. Currently Flamborough-Glanbrook MPP Donna Skelly introduced a Made-In-Ontario-Environmental Plan that will not only prevent illegal dumping in Flamborough Township but also illegal dumping in other rural areas….

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