Infraction inaction

The Pontiac Sorting Centre was hit with a $40,000 fine last week for non-compliance with provincial environmental regulations.
The infractions ranged from storing asphalt shingles outside to failing to waterproof the sorting area with concrete slabs.
But one infraction jumps out more than the rest: 650 tonnes of residual material was stored improperly. Not only that, but subsequent visits by the ministry have shown that the amount of residual waste that is improperly stored has grown.

 

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