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  • Northern Region Companies fined $150,000 for Fly Rock Violations

    North Bay - Consbec Inc. and Bruman Construction Inc.  pleaded guilty to one offence each and were fined $150,000 for failing to forthwith notify the ministry of a fly-rock discharge into the natural environment, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act.

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  • Individual Fined $15,000 For Environmental Protection Act Violations

    Kingston - Caledon resident, Daniel Lane pleaded guilty to three offences and was fined $15,000 plus $1356 in restitution for depositing of waste that contained asbestos materials at a site not operating under an Environmental Compliance Approval, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

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  • Haldimand Company Fined $10,000 For Nutrient Management Act Violations

    Cayuga - Little Dairy Boots Inc. pleaded guilty to two offences and was fined $10,000 for spreading liquid manure on snow-covered or frozen soil and failing to have a nutrient management plan, contrary to the Nutrient Management Act.

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  • Lawn Maintenance Business Fined $3,000 For Pesticides Act Violations

    Brockville - Ray's Lawn Maintenance pleaded guilty to four offences and was fined $3,000 plus three suspended sentences for performing extermination without a licence, having a pesticide not contained within the original container, failing to display emergency information where the pesticide product was stored, and using a controlled cosmetic pesticide, contrary to the Pesticides Act.

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  • Company Fined $1,500 For Environmental Protection Act Violations

    Orangeville - Vinko Deal Inc. pleaded guilty to one offence and was fined $1,500 for failing to comply with a ministry order by failing to remove deposited waste to an approved site by the use of an approved waste hauler.

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  • Company Fined $5,500 For Ontario Water Resources Act Violations

    Hamilton - Well drilling contractor company, Marshall Field Well Drilling Inc. and company officer, Marshall R. Field pleaded guilty to one offence each and were fined a total of $5,500 for failing to test a well yield in accordance with Regulation 903/10, contrary to the Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA).

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  • Milton Company Fined $7,500 For Environmental Protection Act Violations

    Burlington - 1389849 Ontario Inc. pleaded guilty to one offence and was fined $7,500 for failing to restore the natural environment after a diesel fuel spill, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

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  • Company Fined $1,500 For Environmental Protection Act Violations

    Whitby - Everstrong Construction Ltd. pleaded guilty to one offence and was fined $1,500 for failing to communicate its waste reduction work plan to workers at a construction site, specifically, by failing to post the waste reduction work plan in a place where most of the workers would see it, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

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  • Company Director Fined $10,000 For Environmental Protection Act Violations

    London - John Henderson pleaded guilty to one offence and was fined $10,000 for depositing demolition waste at a property which was not approved by the ministry as a waste disposal site, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

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  • Automobile Company Fined $4,500 For Environmental Protection Act Violations

    Caledon - Used vehicle automobile dealer, Pickard Lane Leasing Ltd. pleaded guilty to three offences and was fined $4,500 for failing to comply with a Provincial Officer's Order regarding the selling of vehicles that were not in compliance with the Drive Clean program's regulations, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

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