05 Jul '11, 10pm

get informed and comment about the proposed #megaquarry in Ontario: ^wf

thank you David Suzuki Foundation for bringing this issue to a wider audience. We who live in Dufferin County (that’s where Melancthon Township is) have been trying to get folks to pay attention to this for almost three years now! What they can’t see, they think, won’t hurt them -but this one will: the Highland Companies, a front for a Boston Hedge Fund, has proposed a quarry below one of the most important water recharge areas in Ontario and thousands upon thousands of Ontarians rely on the water the forms up there. You may recall a disaster that occured in the small Ontario town of Walkerton — people died there due to water contamination. Our government is supposed to protect it’s citizens, not Billion Dollar Bankers from Boston who are only here for one thing: profit. I’m not opposed to making a buck. I’m not even opposed to the extraction of aggregates — they are a fac...

Full article: http://www.davidsuzuki.org/blogs/panther-lounge/2011/05/b...

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