One of the challenges we face is that clean water and aggregates are two finite resources that are increasingly in conflict as demand for both continues to grow. Guelph’s Dolime quarry is an example of this conflict.
Historically, the provincial government has put the need for aggregates before protecting water, farmland and the environment. Since provincial and municipal governments represent 60 per cent of the demand for aggregates, this is no surprise.
Read the complete article at The Guelph Mercury by Mike Schreiner the leader of the Green party of Ontario and the party’s nominated candidate in Guelph.
Green Party of Ontario leader and Guelph candidate Mike Schreiner has initiated a sign campaign to raise awareness and spur action on the potential threat of the Dolime quarry to Guelph’s drinking water.