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Proposed landfill site

Letter: Completion of Southwest Landfill Environmental Assessment Peer Review (June 10, 2021)

JMCC Chair Mayor Marcus Ryan submits letter to Walker Environmental Group to confirm the timeframe and process to to bring the JMCC peer review process for the Southwestern Landfill Environmental Assessment (EA) to closure. Read the letter

In the news

Mayors of Ingersoll, Zorra Township move to deny support for proposed Walker landfill | CBC Radio (June 17, 2021)

Ingersoll, Zorra, South-West Oxford mayors say 'no' to Walker landfill | Woodstock Sentinel-Review (June 17, 2021) 

Local Councils to Discuss Southwest Landfill Proposal | 104.7 Heart FM (June 17, 2021)

New Ontario legislation could trash proposed mega-dump in Oxford County | Woodstock Sentinel Review (July 9, 2020)

Legislation Introduced Could Give Ingersoll The Right To Approve or Reject Landfill | 104.7 Heart FM (July 9, 2020)

Environmental assessment draft to come for proposed landfill | Woodstock Sentinel Review (Jan 23, 2020)

Mayor Of Zorra Township Marcus Ryan Speaking About Proposed Landfill | Rogers TV "What's Up Oxford" (Feb 17, 2020)  
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About the committee

The Joint Municipal Coordinating Committee (JMCC)is the voice of the municipalities most directly affected by a proposal for a large-scale landfill in Southwestern Ontario:Zorra Township, theTown of Ingersoll, theTownship of South-West Oxford, and theCounty of Oxford, which comprises Oxford's eight local area municipalities.

Learn more about the Joint Municipal Coordinating Committee

What is the Southwestern Ontario Landfill Proposal?

The landfill proposal wassubmittedin March 2012 by Walker Environmental Group. The proposed site of the landfillis in Zorra Township bordering the Town of Ingersoll and South-West Oxford Township. Known locally as Beachville Lime, the site is owned by Carmeuse Lime (Canada).

Visit the Walker Industries Southwestern Landfill Proposal website