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MNR public meeting on proposed Young quarry

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By Glenna Burns

The Ministry of Natural Resources and the quarry people will address concerns about the proposed Young quarry on Bass Lane, at a public meeting at the Bobcaygeon Legion Branch 239 on Friday, Jan. 16, from 6 to 8 pm.  

 

Increased traffic and excavating below the water table  are two big concerns.  The municipality feels limited in what they can do due to the Crown Land issue ( almost all the big quarries in Trent Lakes are on Crown Land).  

Elaine Fritz believes the municipality can pass a by law forbidding any business from operating or extracting below the water table.  She gave council a letter today regarding this issue.

Friday January 16, 2015. 6pm to 8 pm
Site Plan Amendment/ Public Info Meeting
CDR Young Aggregate, Bass Lane
Bobcaygeon Legion, Branch 239, King Street ( corner of King and East St (36 road)

If you are in opposition and wish to object, write an OBJECTION and send it to Paul Cutmore,
MNR Peterborough District Area Office
300 Water St
PO Box 7000
Peterborough, On
K9J8M5

Issues of quarry:   Going below water table, longer hours of operation, 350,000 tonnes now increased to 850,000 tonnes.
Studies available to view at Trent Lakes Municipal office or call Paul Cutmore at 705 755-3110

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