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South-West Oxford Council Response to Environmental Assessment Act Amendments


7/9/2020 4:48:26 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

South-West Oxford Council Response to Environmental Assessment Act Amendments

NEWS:

The Township of South-West Oxford Council was pleased to learn of the proposed amendments to the Environmental Assessment Act

announced today included in Bill 197, COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020.  The proposed amendment requires a proponent to obtain municipal support from the host municipality and other municipalities located within 3.5 km of the proposal landfill.  

Mayor Mayberry said “We thank the Province of Ontario for its’ leadership on this issue.  At this time, we are working to better understand the broad implications of the legislation and are hopeful that more detailed information will be provided to ensure the bill meets the needs of Ontario communities.”

MEDIA CONTACT

Mary Ellen Greb | Chief Administrative Officer | Township of South-West Oxford

519-485-0477 Ext. 7025 | cao@swox.org

www.swox.org



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Township of South-West Oxford

Located in South Western Ontario, in the South West section of Oxford County and serves as a regional centre for industry, commerce and recreation.

The Township oversees 87,588 acres with a population of 7,544 and we have Canada’s busiest highway in our front yard! With a rich agricultural heritage, please stop by and enjoy our diverse Township. 

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