Clarington Review of Certificate Application

The Municipality of Clarington commissioned a peer review of the Certificate of Approval (C of A) for the Durham and York Regions' proposed incinerator to be sited in Courtice.

The report, prepared by environmental consulting firm SENES, along with the planning staff report and recommendation to council make some important points about the application for the C of A for air emissions.

Minister's Notice of Approval

In November 2010, the Ontario Minister of the Environment approved the environmental assessment for the Durham-York incinerator.

The attached PDF files are 1) the Notice of Approval and 2) the notification letter from the Minister of the Environment.

Copy of Region's Contract with Covanta

Read what was signed by the Regional Chair Anderson (and York Region Chair Bill Fisch) and incinerator builder and operator Covanta.

PROJECT AGREEMENT
BY AND BETWEEN
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF DURHAM
AND
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK,
AS OWNER
AND
COVANTA DURHAM YORK RENEWABLE ENERGY LTD.,
AS DBO CONTRACTOR

Download the complete PDF. (1.3MBytes)

Alert Nov 26, 2010

ZeroWaste4ZeroBurning.ca Alert Nov 26, 2010

In this alert:
1: Province approves EA and Durham Chair Anderson signs contract
2: What you can do about it
3: Province's approval leaves important details out
4: Durham newspapers gloat over approval
5: Can you pick up the baton?

Media Release - Minister ignored inconsistencies and residents

Media release issued Monday November 22, 2010

Minister ignored inconsistencies and residents in incinerator approval

Durham Region, Monday November 22 -- Durham Region residents opposing the Durham-York incinerator were disappointed that the Minister of the Environment ignored the concerns of residents and approved the environmental assessment for the incinerator despite a glaring inconsistency in the air pollution limits.

Orono Times Ad Proof - Wed Oct 13

Orono Times Ad Proof - Wed Oct 13

The Clear The Air Ad Fund collected enough donations to place a full-page ad in the Orono Weekly Times Wed Oct 13 to "Clear the air" about the voting record on the incinerator.

Watch for the full page ad Wed Sept 20 in Clarington This Week.

Clear The Air Ad Fund

TARGET REACHED!

The Clear The Air Ad Fund was established by Clarington citizens opposed to the Durham incinerator due to health and financial concerns. Donations went to buy ads in the Orono Weekly Times and Clarington This Week to "Clear The Air" about the voting record on the incinerator.

The fund is closed, now that the objective has been reached. The funds went to buy a full page ad in the Orono Weekly Times special election edition Wed Oct 13 and in Clarington This Week Wed Oct 20. The target was reached thanks to the generous donations of citizens and physicians.

New Minister of the Environment

A cabinet shuffle Wednesday, August 18 replaced the Minister of the Environment. The new minister, Hon. John Wilkinson, should be strongly encouraged to put a definitive stop to incineration.

Minister of the Environment: Hon. John Wilkinson <minister.moe@ontario.ca>
Constituency office: Hon. John Wilkinson <jwilkinson.mpp.co@liberal.ola.org>

The Minister should consider...

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