Category Archive: Environment

Former mayor honoured as Senior of the Year

Saying Enniskillen Township wouldn’t be what it is today without his leadership, Mayor Kevin Marriott named former mayor Larry O’Neill 2013 Senior of the Year. The current municipal council presented O’Neill with the… Continue reading

Transport Canada doesn’t know how much ethyl benzene spilled into the St. Clair River

A Transport Canada report says there was no way for inspectors to know how much ethyl benzene spilled into the St. Clair River because no one knew how much of the cancer-causing chemical… Continue reading

Sarnia adjusts rules for the changing climate

Sarnia is trying to make sure homeowners aren’t facing flooding when more frequent and violent storms roll through the community. It is changing its storm water management guidelines, forcing developers to install larger,… Continue reading

Port Franks cottagers could pay between $400 and $12,000 each for flooding solutions

A new report suggests cottagers in Port Franks could face bills of about $400 to help pay for flooding solutions. But people in high risk areas, could find their wallets about $4,000 to… Continue reading

Former Wyoming residents struck by High River flooding

Little did he know when Pastor Paul Droogers left Wyoming to lead a church in Alberta, he would land in the middle in one of the biggest natural disasters in the province’s history.… Continue reading

Premier to hear Sarnia’s concerns

Sarnia is about to get the ear of the provincial government. Mayor Mike Bradley hand delivered a request for a personal meeting to Premier Kathleen Wynne when she was in Sarnia recently. The… Continue reading

Gibb looks to Lambton Shores to push feds to solve harbour dispute

Archie Gibbs is looking for Lambton Shores’ help to push the federal government to settle a 30 year old land claim. And his lawyer says if the municipality plays its cards right, it… Continue reading

Kenwick Park being brought back to dancehall glory days

Ken Stother is hoping an excited group of volunteers will be putting the shine back on the “diamond in the rough” that is Kenwick Park. The Bright’s Grove park on Lake Huron is… Continue reading

Lack of information on health could be the way out of wind leases: Gillespie

An environmental lawyer says there is hope for landowners who want out of wind turbine leases. Eric Gillespie, who currently is working for Plympton Wyoming in its court battle with Suncor Energy over… Continue reading

Size of Centennial project may have to be reviewed because of asbestos problem: Bradley

The Sarnia 2014 Legacy committee may have to rethink the scope of the centennial project after learning it may take months to even find a solution to remove asbestos from Centennial Park. Golder… Continue reading