Colacem first announced their intention to build and operate a cement plant in L’Orignal, Ontario, in 2011. After being quiet for a few years, they are now seeking approval to move forward with the project. Be informed and don’t be easily seduced by their promises!
Informing the community plays a key role in ensuring the impact of our actions.View opportunities »
We need to demonstrate that the entire community is opposed to the project.View calendar »
During the hearings of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), numerous errors and omissions contained in the file which was submitted to obtain an Environmental Authorization (EA) from the Ministry of the Environment, nature and Ontario Parks were unveiled.
You are aware that the provincial Ministry of the Environment, Nature Protection and Parks (MEPNP) refused our requests to revoke the Environmental Authorization for the cement plant.
This is why, on August 30th, 2022 we submitted a request to the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change of the federal government.
This is a request to designate the L'Orignal Cement Project as a Designated Project under the Canadian Impact Assessment Act (IAA). Click HERE for more details.
We are confident that the documents sent clearly demonstrate that the proposed project has the potential to cause significant environmental impacts to components of the environment that are within federal legislative authority.
Residents of First Nations, Ontario and Quebec affected by this project deserve to have an accurate, thorough and complete impact assessment on this project.
This petition was presented to the House of Commons on May 17th, 2022 and the federal government has responded September 20 2022.Read more ...
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