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Taro dump
Feb 16, 2017 | Add Comment | Stoney Creek News

New Taro dump options aim higher, wider or both

Richard Leitner

The owner of the Taro industrial dump is offering six new potential ways to meet its goal of...

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Environment | Feb 09, 2017
Hamilton Conservation Authority CAO Lisa Burnside

HR boss moves up to top Hamilton Conservation Authority post

Her background is in human resources, so it’s not surprising to hear Lisa Burnside talk about the importance of people and...

Ancaster News | by Richard Leitner
Local | Feb 02, 2017
Emerald ash borer

Hamilton removing Confederation Beach Park ash trees affected by emerald Ash borer

Hamilton forestry staff will begin removing 66 dead or dying ash trees from Confederation Beach Park on Feb. 6.

Stoney Creek News | by Mike Pearson
Environment | Jan 30, 2017
Hawkwatch

Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch offers high school scolarships

The Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch (NPH) is awarding two $500 scholarships for local high school students.

Stoney Creek News
Environment | Jan 12, 2017
Taro dump

Terrapure boosts expansion options for Taro dump

The proposed expansion of upper Stoney Creek’s Taro industrial dump will consider an additional four ways to meet that goal.

Stoney Creek News | by Richard Leitner
SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 29, 2016
Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

When it comes to improving your home's efficiency, you probably think of retrofitting the most visible places first. However,...

Metroland Media
Environment | Dec 22, 2016
Coniferous trees

Hamilton Conservation Authority set for tree harvest

The Hamilton Conservation Authority expects to begin logging pine plantations in four locations early in the new year as part...

Dundas Star News | by Richard Leitner
Dec 22, 2016

New fence aims to keep Taro waste pile out of sight

The owner of upper Stoney Creek’s Taro industrial dump is adding a fence to berms along two property lines following...

Stoney Creek News | Add Comment | by Richard Leitner
Dec 15, 2016

Ministry quietly lifted Taro dump tonnage cap

The Ministry of the Environment removed a tonnage limit for the Taro industrial dump without any public notice, effectively...

Stoney Creek News | Add Comment | by Richard Leitner
Dec 08, 2016

HCA offers to lease Felker's Falls park to city

The unassuming parkette by Felker’s Falls in upper Stoney Creek could be in for a makeover.

Stoney Creek News | Add Comment | by Richard Leitner
Dec 08, 2016

Contract snag works out in Hamilton CA's favour

The Hamilton Conservation Authority has found a better deal on a new storage barn for its Millgrove works yard after being...

Dundas Star News | Add Comment | by Richard Leitner
Dec 08, 2016

Hamilton Conservation Authority revives trail pass

The Hamilton Conservation Authority is reintroducing an annual trail pass for 2017 in a bid to entice visitors to walk, cycle...

Dundas Star News | Add Comment | by Richard Leitner
Dec 08, 2016

Hamilton Conservation Authority boss stepping down

After more than three decades of working and volunteering in a variety of public roles, Chris Firth-Eagland is getting ready...

Ancaster News | 1 Comment | by Richard Leitner
Nov 17, 2016

Online audit tool can improve the energy efficiency of your home through retrofits

Your energy dollars may literally be flying out of your window. However, if you don't know how the energy performance of your...

Metroland Media | Add Comment
Nov 17, 2016

Get paid for completing energy-saving retrofits in your home

You may have home renovations low on your list of spending priorities, partly due to prohibitive costs. You may also think...

Metroland Media | Add Comment
Nov 16, 2016

Hamilton Harbour’s Randle Reef slowly being contained by wall of steel

There is an emerging six-hectare, nearly $140-million structure growing on the toxic hot spot known as Randle Reef, near Pier...

Stoney Creek News | Add Comment | by Kevin Werner
Nov 15, 2016

Rake and compost leaves for future use

When it comes to fall property maintenance there are many projects that need attention before the cold weather envelopes our...

Stoney Creek News | Add Comment | by Sherry Hayes

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