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Checkpoint Northumberland - June 1, 2018

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Co-Host Paul Pagnuelo interviews Alison Howard and Rick Scott who are with a local group known as Resist The Pit. They discuss the dumping of industrial hydrovac waste, gravel pit expansion, the impact on the local watershed and how it can affect everyone who uses ground water in Alnwick/Haldimand and Hamilton Townships.


During the second segment, Lydia Smith, President of the Cobourg Taxpayers Association and 89.7’s Straightspeak commentator David Hughes discuss the failure of democratic public engagement in the Cobourg Waterfront Plan's final development.