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  • Solar Farm Sub Contractor fined $600,000 for Discharging Sediment to and Impairing Water Quality in Adjacent Streams

    Cobourg -2280577 Ontario Inc. (formerly Naylor Renewable Energy Inc.) pleaded guilty to three offences and was fined $600,000 for causing or permitting the discharge of sediment-laden stormwater and impairing the quality of the water, failing to notify the ministry of the discharge, and failing to employ best management practices for stormwater management, sediment and erosion control as required by the ministry approval, contrary to the Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA) and the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

    Court Bulletin | Environment and Climate Change

  • Toronto and Whitby Companies fined $7,000 for Environmental Protection Act Violations

    Lindsay - National Stucco and Wall Systems Inc. and 8574596 Canada Incorporated pleaded guilty to one offence and were each fined $3,500 for discharging a contaminant, styrofoam particulate, which interfered with the normal conduct of business, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

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  • Brantford Individual fined $3,000 for Nutrient Management Act Violations

    Orillia - Hank Van Veen pleaded guilty to one offence and was fined $3,000 for failing to comply with a condition of a Prescribed Materials Application Business License by permitting an unlicensed person to apply Non-Agricultural Source Material (NASM) at an agricultural operation, contrary to the Nutrient Management Act

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  • Company and Owner fined $60,000 for EPA Violations

    Newmarket - Tactical Ordnance Inc. and Casey Brouwer pleaded guilty to one offence each and were fined a total of $60,000 for failing to give notice of a discharge or spill of a pollutant to the ministry, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

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  • Ontario Supporting Environmental Scientific Research

    Ontario is investing in scientific research to address environmental priorities such as combatting climate change and ensuring Ontario has clean air and water, safe communities and healthy ecosystems.

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  • Thunder Bay Residents fined $4,500 for Pesticides Act Violations

    Ignace - Paul Poschmann and Paul Kiiskila pleaded guilty to one offence each and were fined a total of $4,500 for using and storing a pesticide without the required licence, contrary to the Pesticides Act.

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  • Automobile Company Fined $2,000 for Environmental Protection Act Violations

    Perth - Used car dealership South Keys Auto Sales Inc. pleaded guilty to two offence and was fined $2,000 for selling a motor vehicle that was missing emission control components, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

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  • Automobile Company Fined $750 for Environmental Protection Act Violations

    Newmarket - Automobile dealership, MacIver Dodge Limited pleaded guilty to one offence and was fined $750 for selling a motor vehicle that was missing emission control components, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

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