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Caledon Mayor Made Her Point
Morrison stressed the importance of developing “long-term, practical approaches that will ultimately benefit all aggregate industry stakeholders,” adding that municipalities recognize the benefits successful aggregate operations add to local economies.
“However, for many communities, this success has significant quality-oflife, environmental and economic costs.”
One of the main concerns she cited is the impact on local infrastructure, particularly with heavy trucks running over local roads, bridges and culverts. These costs amount to more than the royalties paid to the communities.
Posted in the "Caledon Citizen", May 17, 2012
By Bill Rea