Here’s some fabulous good news to launch CRC’s 7th Year!
Meet Rand Smith Peter, a 10-year-old advocate for our environment at risk if the Hidden Quarry proceeds! Rand is an inspiration as we enter the last few months leading up to the LPAT Hearing. Visit his YouTube channel and help him get the word out about the importance of our moraine and why we must protect it for Rand and future generations. Learn how he is supporting CRC. Details are in the attached newsletter.
As reported Dr. Emil Frind, one of Canada’s top hydrologists, ‘…concluded there is no certainty the proposed quarry is outside of wellhead protection zones, there is no guarantee municipal wells won’t be impacted and there is no certainty provincially signicant wetlands won’t be impacted.’ “Science tells us that ground water, soil water and surface water act as one unit,” Frind said. “Water can flow both ways.”
Halton Hills Mayor Rick Bonnette also appeared as a delegation to reiterate Halton Hills and Halton Regions position that they are “opposed” to the Hidden Quarry application. “There’s no appropriate haul routes leaving from the hidden quarry to the proposed markets in the GTA. ” He raised collision risks as well as the “serious implications for the social fabric of our (Acton/Georgetown) community.”, as some of the problems.
Water Quality and Supply at Risk for Rockwood and the surrounding area extending to Guelph
August 14, 2018 . . . Dr. Emil Frind, retained by CRC to review the potential groundwater impacts of the proposed Hidden Quarry, presented his findings to GET Council under the heading: “Uncertainties in the Modelling of the Impact of Hidden Quarry on the Groundwater.” Full details below,