Information on this site is archived data from the Environmental Assessment phase of the project. All data is prior to November 19, 2010, and will not be updated again.

Media Releases

Durham Region Media Releases

February 26, 2010, MOE releases its review of the Durham/York Residual Waste Study Environmental Assessment

July 24, 2009, Durham/York Residual Waste Study Environmental Assessment to be submitted to the Ontario Ministry of Environment on July 31

June 25, 2009, Regional Council accepts the Durham/York Residual Waste Study

June 2, 2009, Energy-from-waste final draft Environmental Assessment to be presented to all four Durham Region standing committees

May 29, 2009, Final draft of the Durham/York Residual Waste Study to be released; presentation to committee and councils shortly

May 26, 2009, First draft of the full Durham/York Residual Waste Study Environmental Assessment released today

May 21, 2009, Additional energy-from-waste site-specific studies presented during recent public information centre

May 13, 2009, Public meeting held May 12 on proposed energy-from-waste facility

May 7, 2009, Additional energy-from-waste site-specific studies to be released - News Release

May 7, 2009, Residents invited to attend upcoming public information centre to learn about the site-specific health and ecological risk study - Public Service Announcement

May 5, 2009, Site-specific Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment study to be available the afternoon of May 15 - Public Service Announcement

April 28, 2009, Residents invited to attend a public information centre on the proposed energy-from-waste facility - Public Service Announcement

April 27, 2009, Draft Interim Environmental Assessment documents released as part of the Durham/York Residual Waste Study - News Release

April 22, 2009, Durham Regional Council accepts recommended preferred vendor; 'Early Works' agreement next step - News Release

April 14, 2009, Preferred vendor announced for energy-from-waste project - News Release

April 9, 2009, Durham Region to release report outlining a preferred vendor for a proposed energy-from-waste facility - Media Advisory

March 31, 2009, Durham Region’s energy-from-waste Site Liaison Committee to hold fourth public meeting - Public Service Announcement

February 24, 2009, Durham Region’s energy-from-waste Site Liaison Committee to hold public meeting - Public Service Announcement

February 17, 2009, Four energy-from-waste, site-specific studies to be released - News Release

December 29, 2008, Durham Region's energy-from-waste site liaison committee to hold its second public meeting - Public Service Announcement

November 13, 2008, Durham Region's energy-from-waste site liaison committee to hold public meeting - Public Service Announcement

July 18, 2008, Public Service Announcement – Volunteers needed to sit on Site Liaison Committee for proposed energy-from-waste facility

August 25, 2008, Durham and York Regions release RFP for energy-from-waste project

May 28, 2008, Energy-from-waste business case accepted by Durham Regional Council

May 23, 2008, Durham Regional Council set to vote on energy-from-waste business case

May 15, 2008, Energy-from-waste business case to be presented at joint committee meeting

April 21, 2008, Release of energy-from-waste business case re-scheduled

January 23, 2008, Consultants’ recommended preferred site accepted by Durham
Regional Council

January 10, 2008, Durham Regional Council set to vote on energy-from-waste project milestone

January 3, 2008, Consultants’ recommended preferred site evaluation results to be presented to Joint Waste Management Group

York Region Media Releases

July 20, 2007 - Regional Municipality of York to meet with residents July 24th to discuss Durham/York Waste EA Study

June 15, 2007 - York Region to meet with residents June 19th to discuss Durham/York
Waste Study and preliminary health study results

March 29, 2007 - York Regional Council accepts list of potential facility sites

March 28, 2007 - York Regional Council to consider proposed list of facility

May 31, 2006 - Durham York Residual Waste Study proceeds with consultant
recommendation of energy from waste solution

April 21, 2006 - Durham York Residual Waste Study consultants recommend thermal
treatment with energy from waste solution

April 4, 2006 - Province approves Terms of Reference for Durham York Residual Waste Study

June 6, 2005, York Region seeks public input at workshops on alternatives to landfilling in Michigan and Ontario

May 20, 2005, York Region seeks public input at workshops on alternatives to landfilling in Michigan and Ontario

 

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