Mega-quarry' won't be built - Television Stories

November 21, 2012

Due to the many media reports about this great turn in events, we have chosen to post a few lines from each article and their links. Many of the articles are similar, as they are reporting on the same media release from Highland media representative, Lindsay Broadhead.

 

Those opposed to the project were concerned about losing a massive swath of rich farmland and worried about the quarry’s effect on the water table.

Posted on the "CBC News" website, Nov. 21/12

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/story/2012/11/21/quarry-melancthon-proposal446.html

 

 

A proposed mega-quarry planned for north of Toronto is no more.

Read it on Global News: Highland Companies withdraws mega-quarry proposal for north of Toronto

Posted on the "Global News" website, by Heather Loney, Nov.21/12

http://www.globalnews.ca/highland+companies+withdraws+mega-quarry+proposal+for+north+of+toronto/6442757783/story.html

 

 

Acknowledging widespread public opposition, the company behind a proposed mega-quarry at a site north of Toronto has backed down.

In a statement released Wednesday, the Highland Companies announced it was withdrawing its request to develop the project in Melancthon Township.

Read more at: http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/company-abandons-mega-quarry-plans-1.1047533#ixzz2CtebNhV9

Posted on the "CTV News" website, Nov. 21/12

 

 

It was a plan that sparked plenty of protest and on Wednesday the company behind the Melancthon “mega quarry” in Dufferin County axed the plan.

Read more at: http://www.citytv.com/toronto/citynews/news/local/article/237173--proposed-melancthon-quarry-scrapped-after-much-protest

Posted on the "City News" website, by Shawne McKeown, Nov.21/12