Accessing Environmental Justice: The 10th Anniversary of the Landmark Lafarge Decision

Gord Downie and Mark Mattson (Lake Ontario Waterkeeper) with staff from CELA, ECO and Ecojustice during a break in the 2008 Divisional Court proceedings. Photo: David McRobert. Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on June 6, 2018 In June 2008, Ontario’s Divisional…

OPAL Files Legal Challenge Against Ministry Approval of Quarry Effluent Discharges into Lake near Ingersoll

Sep 08 2015 (Ingersoll). The Oxford People Against the Landfill (OPAL) Alliance has applied to Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal for leave (permission) to appeal an environmental approval recently issued to Carmeuse Lime (Canada) Limited. The approval was issued by the Ministry…

Public Hearing on Leaking Landfill to Conclude with Parties’ Final Argument

Jun 16 2015 Napanee - After weeks of detailed technical evidence, the public hearing on the leaking Richmond Landfill Site will conclude next Monday when the parties present their final arguments to Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal. The Tribunal hearing will be…

CELA to Represent Residents’ Group In Appeal Hearing On Quarry Dewatering Permit

May 14 2015 Next week, Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal will be holding a long-awaited public hearing on an appeal by Tyendinaga Township residents against the issuance of a water-taking permit for a local quarry. The hearing will commence on Tuesday,…