September 23, 2010

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases Annual Report

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Gord Miller, released his 2009/10 Annual Report on September 22, 2010. 'Redefining Conservation' is available online at

The full report contains a section on landfills:
Chapter 6 - Rethinking Waste
6.1 - Aging Landfills: Ontario's Forgotten Polluters
6.1.1 - Ontario's Old Dumps: Patch Them Up or Shut Them Down

The Supplement to the Annual Report contains a section on the Application for Investigation into the Harmomy Landfill.
Section 6: ECO Reviews of Applications for Investigation
6.1 - Ministry of Environment
6.1.1 - Alleged EPA Contraventions at a Closed Oshawa Landfill Site
Here (page 315 - 320) the landfill is discussed, covering Background/Summary of Issues, Other Information, Ministry Response, and ECO Comment.

Links to the PDF reports:
Full report:
Supplemental Report: