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FOODSTOCK AN AMAZING PRO-TEST AGAINST MEGA QUARRY I enjoyed the article about the Melancthon mega quarry in the last issue (Mega Quarry Would Be a Mega Mistake, Autumn 2011). I was disappointed, however, that you did not include information on the protest event against the quarry called Foodstock, which was held in October on one of the

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Melancthon Mega-Quarry Project by Laurel Greig on Prezi

- Similar to the Slocan Valley case in regards to public participation - Important principles to implement 1) Fairness 2) Competence - May allow public participation to move along Arsteins' Ladder "The proposed quarry, which would be the second largest in North America, lies over

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Birth of a Protest | In The Hills

Jun 16, 2011· With today's online technology you can literally watch the ripples of action extend further and further each day. The proposed Melancthon quarry is so outrageous, so offensive to Canadian sensibility that it is not difficult to get people to act — from adding friends to the "Stop the Quarry!" group in Facebook, to meeting with their MPP.

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Basic Requirements for Environmental Assessments of Pits ...

Melancthon mega-quarry, for example, should not be narrowly focused on aggregates since one of the relevant alternatives is to retain the land in agricultural use. Thus, the proponent's public

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NEWS: Melancthon quarry set to be Ontario provincial ...

May 19, 2011· NEWS: Melancthon quarry set to be Ontario provincial election issue May 19, 2011 - 8:05am Ontario-Quebec organizer Mark Calzavara at an anti-quarry protest in Melancthon

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Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – An Urgent Plea ...

Apr 26, 2011· Demand an extension to the ridiculously short 45 day period allowed for objecting to the quarry. Send an email to Premier McGuinty, [email protected] by April 26th asking him to extend the comment period on this project to August 26th allowing all parties the time to study the 3000+ page Highlands Company application. Join the Facebook group "Stop the Quarry" …

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Radford Pit in the 1890's | Coal, Colliery and Mining Forum.

Sep 26, 2008· Can any one tell me if there was a mine disaster at Radford pit in the 1890's. I know this is remote but I am working on my family tree and I have come across a widow at the age of 24 and I wondered if it was a mining related accident.

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Controversial quarry project scrapped | TheRecord.com

MELANCTHON, ONT. — Plans to build a massive quarry north of Toronto have been cancelled after the company behind the controversial project withdrew its application Wednesday, acknowledging it ...

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Melancthon mega-quarry: It's limestone vs. potatoes | The Star

Oct 18, 2012· Melancthon mega-quarry: It's limestone vs. potatoes ... The pit would cover more than 930 hectares and be almost 20 storeys deep — the second-largest quarry operation in …

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Critics celebrate surprise end of mega quarry north of ...

Nov 21, 2012· The story behind the mega-quarry began six years ago when Ontarian John Lowndes began buying up prime farmland in Melancthon Township, about 120 kilometres north of Toronto.

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Limestone quarry threatens prime farm land - Fishing News ...

Nov 06, 2009· Limestone quarry threatens prime farm land November 6, 2009. Ben Rayner / thestar.com SHELBURNE–It has been three years since John Lowndes began quietly approaching landowners in and around Melancthon Township, an idyllic stretch of rolling fields radiating out from the town of Shelburne, north of Orangeville.

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Soupstock - A Call to Action on Vimeo

Soupstock was a one-day celebration on October 21st 2012 featuring delicious soup creations by more than 200 of Canada's top chefs. Join the inspiring movement to stop the Mega-Quarry and protect the Melancthon region's prized farmland and precious headwaters.

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101: Getting Started – The First 90 Days | Gravel Watch ...

A Primer for Residents & Groups Faced With a New Pit or Quarry Operation. ... If you have expertise in an area among your residents or supporters, use those people to do preliminary work "pro bono" (for free). Because of the perceived bias in work done by supporters, reports from these people won't stand up at an OMB hearing, but they may ...

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Stop The Quarry - Day 5 (120km Walk to Protest The ...

Stop The Quarry - Day 5 (120km Walk to Protest The Propossed Melancthon Quarry) Well it's the final day of the walk to protest the Melanchthon (Highland Company) Quarry or open pit mine as I call it. The protesters have walked 120 km from Queens Park in Toronto up to a farm in Melanchton Township!

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Highland Companies withdraws mega-quarry proposal for ...

Nov 21, 2012· TORONTO – A proposed mega-quarry planned for north of Toronto is no more. On Wednesday, Highland Companies announced is is withdrawing its application to develop a quarry in Melancthon Township.

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AO Inspiration - awareontario.nfshost.com

Victory over 'mega quarry' bittersweet for the farmers of Melancthon . Jessica McDiarmid / Jayme Poisson . Proposed Mega-Quarry in Melancthon – application withdrawn. Opponents cost: $200,000+ $1 million in pro bono advertising . AO Info – Melancthon Mega Quarry . 2012-10-11. InsideHalton.com. Nelson Quarry expansion denied

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Forget Paving Paradise, Let's Just Dig a Giant Hole in It

news Forget Paving Paradise, Let's Just Dig a Giant Hole in It. Farmers in Melanchton, Ontario, begin a long fight against a giant limestone quarry—the largest proposed for North America.

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AO Farmland Development News - awareontario.nfshost.com

Mega quarry land north of Toronto bought by burgeoning farm fund Bonnefield. John Greenwood. 2013-07-17. Value Walk. Seth Klarman Mega-Quarry Plans Over as Oontario Farmland is Sold. Tabinda Hussain. 6,500 sold. What about remaining 2,000 acres? 2013-07-16. Orangeville Banner. Highland sells land in Melancthon, leases it back. Chris Halliday

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'Mega-Quarry' In Southern Ontario Won't Be Built ...

Nov 21, 2012· The application to build a massive limestone quarry in Melancthon township near Orangeville, Ont., has been withdrawn. A spokesman for The Highland Companies, the company behind the proposal, said ...

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Celebrations of longtime politician Bill Hill's life ...

When The Highland Companies withdrew from its mega-quarry plan in Melancthon, the township's former mayor Bill Hill described it as a storybook-type moment. "As dumb as it is going to sound ...

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Melancthon mega-quarry | Canadian Geographic

When Highland began to buy up Melancthon farms in 2006, residents thought the company was planning to expand its potato operations, which already produce more than 45 million kilograms of spuds in Ontario every year. Talk of a 121-hectare quarry began in 2009, says township mayor Bill Hill.

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Aug 24, 2012· The quarry would go far below the water table, into the heart of Melancthon's aquifer—which supplies the headwaters of five major river systems in southern Ontario.

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Apr 05, 2011· READ THE INTERVIEW: Many of you may not have heard that a US based multi-billion dollar corp. bought up 7,000+ acres of ...

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