“Pity the fool who mess with Mr. T“. No, this is not the A-Team movie or television show. This is the story of two St. Paul area residents and the Evergreen Regional Landfill, documented in the companion decisions of Re. Tomlinson (EAB Decision 08-036-038-IDI) and Re. Shapka (EAB Decision: 08-037-ID2). It is a story of local knowledge and a genuine interest winning the ear of Alberta’s Environmental Appeals Board (the “EAB”).
In order to accept over 10,000 tonnes of waste a year, the Class II (non-hazardous) landfill applied to have its Alberta Environment authorization upgraded from a standardized “registration” to a project-specific “approval”. Misters Shapka and Tomlinson both submitted Statements of Concern and about operating conditions, especially water monitoring.
Read “Landfill intervener has genuine interest” on the ELC blog.
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