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EBR 012-5444 – A Blueprint for Change – Aggregate Resources Act

ORA is writing in response to the province’s blueprint of proposed changes to modernize and strengthen the policy framework for managing Ontario’s aggregate resources.   ORA’s primary concerns are related to the potential impacts of aggregate extraction on private wells, aquifers, wetlands, lakes and rivers; however, we are also concerned with the loss of prime farmland, and in particular, Class 1 agricultural soil.

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