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Urgent: “The province must step in.”

After unusually heavy rains on October 9-10, Victor Lind, a member of Save Picton Bay’s executive committee, sent the following note to Catherine Chisholm, Belleville Area Supervisor (A), Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC): How distressing it is to...

A new Op-Ed, released August 16, 2017: SAVE PICTON BAY, PLEASE!

"We’re doing what our elected representatives should have done."  - SPB Board. Prince Edward County is a stunning collection of natural wonders and treasured beauty, as evidenced by the increasing numbers of people who visit and those who decide to live here. The...

“Both soil and water… are impacted.”

June 1/17 memo from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change reports: "The sampling results indicate that both soil and groundwater in the area of investigation are impacted by activities at the Picton Terminal property." Read more here:  2017 Jun6...

New report: “Significant road salt impacts to groundwater.”

A crucial new report from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change finds: "Both shallow and deep groundwater discharges to Picton Bay south of the [Picton Terminals] site.  This discharge has the potential to cause adverse impact to surface water."...