Hamilton-HDI Chedoke Creek Clean-up dispute, city residents want someone watching

Turtle Island News visited Chedoke Creek area last week and talked to residents about the clean-up and dispute between the city and HDI. (Photo by Lisa Iesse)

Hamilton-HDI smooth edges over Chedoke Creek Clean-up dispute, but city residents want someone watching By Lynda Powless and Lisa Iesse Writers Hamilton and the Haudenosaunee Development Institute (Institute (HDI)) may be on the way to settling their dispute over the sewage-soaked Chedoke Creek, but city residents want someone watching their backs. The City of Hamilton reached a tentative agreement with the HDI last Wednesday heading off court action initiated by the city. The city wanted Ontario to force the HDI out of any environmental consultations involving the Chedoke Creek clean-up. If they couldn’t exclude HDI the city wanted the court to extend the Chedoke Creek clean-up deadline again. HDI spokesman Aaron Detlor did not return Turtle Island News requests for comment on the proposed settlement that headed off the June…

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