Sylvia Jones in the legislature raking the Minister of MNR over the coals:
Council of Canadians media release on the application:
Orangeville Citizen editorial questioning the "balanced" approach Highlands says they are taking:
And then Wes's stellar coverage. (What is that saying - put enough monkeys in a room with typewriters and they could write this article, or something like that.....)
Here is an excerpt of his "balanced" reporting:
"NDACT’s major concern has been for water as the quarry is proposed for a depth approaching 200 feet, well below the water table. The council has also demonstrated its opposition to below- watertable extraction.
But Highland has filed a plethora of reports and studies with its applications. These, prepared by well known engineers and consultants including Bob Long of Orangeville, are all considered by Highland to support the feasibility of protection of water resources and rehabilitation of the mined area to agricultural use."