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Published on: 27 May 2014 By

First affidavits, Blue Box funding arbitration

For those interested in the Blue Box funding arbitration, which will decide how much stewards (brand owners) must pay of the annual net $228 million cost under the Waste Diversion Act, here are the affidavits of the witnesses who have already completed their testimony on behalf of the munici…

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Published on: 23 May 2014 By

Seek Legal Advice Immediately Upon Receipt of a Request from the MOE

Landowners will often comply voluntarily with requests from the Ministry of the Environment (“MOE”), but cooperating may not always be in their best interest. Seeking early legal advice is important to determine what course of action, upon receiving notification, correspondence or an adminis…

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Published on: 13 May 2014 By

Huge manure spill fines: $120,000 plus surcharge

Two hog farming businesses and a Director must pay manure spill fines of $120,000, plus $30,000 victim fine surcharges, for discharging pig manure into the Thames River and Sweets Creek. The manure impaired the quality of water, contrary to the Ontario Water Resources Act. The individual Dir…

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