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Quarry operator seeks environmental seal of approval
Holcim, in league with Environmental Defence, plans to establish certification standard for gravel
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Dale Goldhawk interviews Penny Richardson on Rockfort Quarry OMB win
Penny Richardson, President, The Coalition of Concerned Citizens, discusses the Rockfort Quarry application process, battle, and outcome.
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Coalition of Concerned Citizens get Environmentalist of the Year award
The Coalition of Concerned Citizens, which successfully led the fight against the Rockfort Quarry proposal on the west side of Caledon, was named Caledon’s 2011 Environmentalist of the Year. The announcement was made at the Town’s annual Volunteer and Citizen Achievement Awards ceremony.
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Board denies bid to develop Rockfort Quarry in Caledon
A bid by James Dick Construction Ltd. to proceed with its plans for the Rockfort Quarry has been denied by the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB).
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A collective voice
The Coalition of Concerned Citizens (CCC) started out as a small group of Caledon residents trying to stop something so much bigger than they ever could have imagined.
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The people and environment win in Rockfort quarry battle
After a 13-year battle, Rockfort Farm will remain just that - a farm. The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) turned down the James Dick Construction Limited (JDCL) application to create an open pit mine on the 89-hectare property at the corner of Winston Churchill Boulevard and Olde Base Line Road, noting that JDCL failed to demonstrate that there would not be "unacceptable impacts" on a number of areas, including the environment, area residents, and cultural heritage features on the property.
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OMB rejects pit plan for Caledon property
Residents fighting the Rockfort Quarry proposal have lots to celebrate this week. The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has turned down the application of James Dick Construction Limited (JDCL) to open a 58-hectare pit on the west end of Caledon and mine material below the water table.
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Will this win have a Melancthon sequel?
IT REMAINS TO BE SEEN whether the victory scored by the Town of Caledon and other opponents of the proposed new quarry near Belfountain will increase the chances of a similar result in Melancthon Township.
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OMB Cites Environmental Impacts - Caledon quarry quashed
Late last week the Ontario Municipal Board killed a Caledon quarry, ending a fight that had endured since 1997.
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Caledon residents score victory in quarry battle
Suppliers left to worry about dwindling supply of aggregate in GTA as 13-year dispute winds down. A controversial quarry proposed for a bucolic corner of the Greater Toronto Area is now all but dead.
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Caledon residents win battle against quarry
After more than a decade of fighting a proposed quarry in the Town of Caledon, residents were celebrating a victory on Monday at the hands of the Ontario Municipal Board.
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Caledon Rock Quarry Defeated!
For fly anglers and conservationists in Southern Ontario who frequent the Upper Credit River this is excellent news!
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OMB kills Rockfort quarry proposal
The decision means the end of the road for the Rockfort Quarry proposed by Caledon-based James Dick Construction at the corner of Winston Churchill Blvd. and Old Baseline Rd. The site is on the Paris Moraine, at the juncture where it meets the protected Niagara Escarpment.
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