Petition Asking Guelph-Eramosa Township’s Mayor & Council to Decline the Xinyi Development Application

The Wellington Water Watchers supports the campaign of G.E.T. Concerned to oppose the approval of Xinyi Canada Glass for a production facility that will extract 1.6 million litres of water per day from the same aquifer that the City of Guelph relies upon for its drinking water. G.E.T. Concerned formed 14 weeks ago after discovering…

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Water: Going, going, gone – Concerns about possible negative environmental impacts from proposed Xinyi Glass Canada plant

GuelphToday has received the following letter to the editor from, Susan McSherry, a citizen of Guelph who is deeply concerned about possible negative environmental impacts from the proposed Xinyi Glass Canada plant. ************************* The proposed Xinyi Glass Canada float glass plant development being considered by Guelph-Eramosa Township once again raises the arguably most critical issue…

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Centre Wellington seeks four-year extension of moratorium on water bottling permits

ELORA – Centre Wellington is seeking a four-year extension of the provincial moratorium on new or expanded permits for commercial water bottlers. The municipality’s committee of the whole made the recommendation on June 18 following discussion of a report from managing director of infrastructure services Colin Baker. “Nothing is more important than access to water,”…

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