Progressive Conservative MPP promises residents ‘regular’ updates on studies and cleanup efforts in Chedoke Creek and Cootes Paradise
Dec 13, 2019 by Matthew Van Dongen The Hamilton Spectator
Flamborough-Glanbrook MPP Donna Skelly said Friday she was “shocked” to learn in The Spectator about the extent of the 24-billion-litre spill into Chedoke Creek – Mike Pearson , Torstar file photo
Hamilton’s Sewergate scandal is a “catalyst” for a provincial review of municipal wastewater rules — and when to tell the public about government spill orders, said MPP Donna Skelly.
The Flamborough-Glanbrook politician said Friday she was “shocked” to learn in The Spectator about the extent of the 24-billion-litre spill into Chedoke Creek — and “disappointed” at city council’s decision to hide that information for legal reasons.
The Progressive Conservative MPP said her office has been “flooded” with emails and calls from residents upset about spill secrecy and potential damage to the beloved Cootes Paradise marsh.
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