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Southwestern Landfill Environmental Assessment

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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, February 24, 2017

February Community Exchange The February 2017 edition of the Community Exchange newsletter is now available! This issue includes: Ways you can provide your perspective and input on the technical work plans, which are documents that describe how the technical studies will be carried out.Information about the upcoming groundwater and surface water study.Information about how Walker manages groundwater protection at the South Landfill in Niagara.An update on the Community Liaison...
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Posted Monday, January 16, 2017

Technical Studies graphicIf you're interested in learning more about how the proposed landfill will be studied, head over to the Technical Work Plans page. The Technical Work Plans are documents prepared by the consultants responsible for each of the 12 technical studies. The Technical Work Plans describe how each study will be carried out. Over the coming weeks, all of the Updated Draft Work Plans will become available and links will be posted on the Technical Work Plans page. For each work plan,...
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Posted Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Walker has prepared two documents that reflect the progress made in the Environmental Assessment process since the approval of the Terms of Reference in March 2016. These two documents are now available online. 1) Interim Report for Alternative Methods (Working Draft) The topic and contents of this report were the focus of workshops in October and November 2016. This interim report has been prepared to document work undertaken to-date in relation to the first major stage...
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Posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Haul Route Consultation Paper CoverThere was a Community Liaison Committee (CLC) meeting on August 24, 2016. This month's meeting focused on a discussion about different options for the proposed landfill haul route. The discussion was supported by a document called the Haul Route Alternative Methods Consultation Paper. CLC members provided a lot of insight into local roads, including busy intersections, bike routes, difficult corners, where farm equiment needs to cross main roads, and considerations about highway...
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