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Posted Thursday, October 12, 2017

PowerTrail-10th-Anniversary-Pic-300x242This past week saw a significant milestone for PowerTrail Inc., as the Trail Road Landfill celebrated 10 years of turning waste into energy. The Trail Road landfill gas-to-energy plant takes methane gas, generated from decomposing waste, and converts it into renewable energy. The result is enough electricity to power 6,000 homes each year. The plant sits on City of Ottawa land and was developed and is owned by PowerTrail Inc., an Ontario-based partnership between Energy Ottawa...
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Posted Friday, October 06, 2017

The final technical work plans are now available. These work plans describe how each of the 12 studies will study the current environment and the proposed landfill. That means you may notice people out around the community working on their studies. If you're speaking with these consultants, they will identify themselves as working on the Walker Southwestern Landfill project. Before starting their field work, each consultant must attend environment, health and safety training....
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Posted Friday, August 04, 2017

Bee pollinatorRecently, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change granted Walker Environmental approval to repurpose a section of its closed East Landfill into a Resource Recovery Area. This approval allows Walker to divert a broader range of materials from landfill. These recovered resources will be used to create products such as manufactured soils, low carbon fuels, and recycled asphalt products. “The Resource Recovery Area aligns with our landfill diversion goals and presents...
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Posted Friday, June 23, 2017

The June 2017 edition of the Community Exchange newsletter is now available! In this edition you'll find a thank you to everyone who provided input on the Updated Technical Work Plans. It also introduces an updated timeline, and has a feature on the upcoming Ecology study. As always, if you have any questions or comments, please contact our team. We are available to discuss the project by email, phone, or in person. We happy to meet you at our office, at your home, or at another...
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Posted Friday, May 05, 2017

Community Exchange LogoThe April 2017 edition of the Community Exchange newsletter is now available! This edition reviews some of the input we've heard recently, and how we've been engaging with the community and First Nations. There is also a feature on Air Quality. Please note the deadline for comments on the updated technical work plans is May 15, 2017.  Click here for information about the updated technical work plans and how to submit your input.  As always, if you have any questions or comments,...
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