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Landfill neighbours not impressed with expansion plans
By AEDAN HELMER, OTTAWA SUN, Last Updated: April 13, 2010 7:25pm
Waste Management’s revamped Carp landfill plan is being met with skepticism from a community that was up in arms to block expansion attempts three years ago.
“The more things change, the more things stay the same,” said Olivia Nixon, a West Carleton resident who helped form a citizen’s coalition to fight the landfill’s expansion in 2007.
Nixon said the community is still very much opposed to the landfill, which she called the “worst environmental option” available for handling waste.
Nixon said a large-capacity landfill provides no incentive to divert the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) waste currently handled by the facility.
Read full article: Landfill neighbours not impressed TheOttawasun 13Apr2010
Source: The Ottawa Sun
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