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Acton Quarry - Niagara Escarpment Commission Peer Review of Salamander Impacts of Proposed Acton Quarry. The Niagara Escarpment Commission hired Dr. James Bogart to review the matter. The full report entitled "AN ASSESSMENT OF DUFFERIN’S PROPOSED QUARRY EXPANSION IN THE TOWN OF HALTON HILLS, REGION OF HALTON, AS IT RELATES TO THE ENDANGERED JEFFERSON SALAMANDER" is available here .
P.O.W.E.R. agrees with the conclusions brought forward By Dr. Bogart. P.O.W.E.R. Dr. Bogart is considered a Jefferson Salamander expert and he has studied the Jefferson Salamander for over 30 years.
Please read the report and let us know what you think. We are looking for ways to ensure that both Halton Hills and Halton Region Council is aware of this report. If you have any ideas on how to do this, PLEASE let us know.
Take Action for Acton - Share Your Opinions on the Acton Quarry
Right now, government and agencies are reviewing the new license to mine in the Niagara Escarpment, and expand the license in Ontario's Green Belt. P.O.W.E.R. is opposed to this. To find out more see http://www.escarpmentmatters.org/ActonQuarryNoThanks.aspx or send us an email to connect.
To add your voice consider sending in this letter or another statement. If you do send along something please email copy to us as well. Where does the letter need to go or for other CONCERNS/COMPLAINTS/QUESTIONS/COMMENTS/OTHER click here
Acton Quarry FINAL Joint Agency Review Team (JART) Report Released
The JART report is intended to be written so that non-technical people can understand some of the ways the impacts from the quarry will be dealt with. With this final JART report, we are inching closer to decisions for the Acton Quarry. PLEASE take the time to review the report and give us and the decision makers (Ministry of Natural Resources, Niagara Escarpment Commission, Region of Halton, Town of Halton Hills, Credit Valley Conservation, Halton Conservation) your feedback on the report, where your concerns are, and if you support or object to the Acton Quarry new license and expansion. The people to contact for the decision makers are on pages two and three of the JART Report. If you would like, we can meet with you to help explain things the best we can. JART Report can be downloaded here. (4.2 MB). https://www.dropbox.com/s/d9sp5a8znvhxi24/jart%20final.pdf
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