So many landfill questions!

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This week, I’m wondering about the Pontiac Sorting Centre and its recent
semi-closure. What keeps the Québec Environment Ministry from approving the new landfill? Could it be that, from an environmental regulatory standpoint, the entire Industrial Park is an ominous unknown? Those who invested in

This week, I’m wondering about the Pontiac Sorting Centre and its recent
semi-closure. What keeps the Québec Environment Ministry from approving the new landfill? Could it be that, from an environmental regulatory standpoint, the entire Industrial Park is an ominous unknown? Those who invested in
the property should have done an investigative assessment before taking possession of toxic assets.
Why is local demolition waste, like houses ruined by flooding last year, not allowed to be taken there while demolition waste from outside Pontiac can, as long as it’s from the ‘sister company’ Amor Construction? Could Pontiac demolition waste be dumped there if the demolition were done by Amor? 
Is this a pinch move, like a labour dispute where management locks out/lays off workers; the opposite side of a workers’ strike, but similarly intended to nudge
government to move in a certain direction? 
What effect will this have on considerations to have an incinerator
system installed nearby? What will it cost and how long will it take to get it into operation?
Local residents have a direct interest in this issue, as it’s our water and air that might be in danger of pollution, and our demolition waste being shipped far away into somebody else’s backyard in Lachute. 
Will we ever get straightforward answers to these questions? 

Robert Wills
SHAWVILLE/ THORNE