Sierra Club Peel Group Chair Peter Orphanos died on December 17th after a long struggle with cancer. His funeral in Mississauga was overflowing with individuals who knew Peter as a knowledgeable and determined voice for his community and its natural environment, most especially, his beloved Credit River.... Read more »
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Nuclear planners are not considering the possibility of a Fukushima-scale accident at Ontario’s Darlington nuclear station, critics told a regulatory hearing Monday.
The comments came as the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission opened hearings about the mid-life overhaul of the Darlington station, which provides 20 per cent of the province’s power.
“We would like to see them plan for an accident as severe as happened at Fukushima or Chernobyl,” said Theresa McCleneghan of the Canadian Environmental Law Association. “We’re not satisfied there’s been any serious attention paid to the capability to respond to such an accident.”... Read more »
Pasted and attached below are the Provincial Policy Statement (PPS) comments that were submitted on Friday. SCO supports the mentioned revisions to the PPS and notes that the 3,751 highest quality most diverse coastal wetlands found anywhere is the Great Lakes will now get the protection from encroachment and or pollution that they need.
November 23, 2012
Provincial Policy Statement Review
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Provincial Planning Policy Branch
777 Bay Street, 14th Floor
Toronto, ON M5G 2E5
To Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing,
Re: Draft Provincial Policy Statement (PPS)... Read more »