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Orangeville Citizen, 27 February 2014 – Opponents gear up to take proposed pit to OMB

BILL REA & JAMES MATTHEWS Opponents of a proposed gravel pit near Orangeville say the development could be a public health detriment. And they’re taking the matter to the Ontario Municipal Board. Members of the volunteer group Citizens Against the Melville Pit (CAMP) held a public information meeting in Orangeville on Thursday and another Sunday […]

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Orangeville Banner, 25 February 2014 – Town has duty to fight Melville pit

Olympia Sand and Gravel plans to use about 118 hectares of land at 20946 Willoughby Rd. for the extraction of 1.2 million tonnes of gravel annually. The pit, located about 1 km outside of Orangeville, would become Caledon’s third largest gravel operation. That municipality has approved the project. When operational, the pit would generate 460-truck-trips […]

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Caledon Enterprise, 14 February 2014 – Paterak calls for aggregate recycling workshop

By Matthew Strader Ward 1 Regional Councillor Richard Paterak is looking for an educational forum on aggregate recycling. In a motion presented to council, Paterak called for a workshop exploring the issues surrounding recycling of aggregate. However, some council members wanted a more fulsome meeting covering the best practices. “I understand what [councillor] Paterak wants […]

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Caledon Enterprise, 7 October 2013 – Orangeville mayor and council to keep watchful eye on Melville pit

By Matthew Strader Town of Orangeville staff have said they trust Caledon’s council on the Olympia Sand and Gravel application in northwest Caledon, but Orangeville’s mayor and council will maintain a watchful eye on a gravel pit they have a lot of concerns about. Related Stories Orangeville mayor and council to… Opposition grows against Melville… […]

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