Kingston News Archives 1997-2000

PRESS ARTICLES ON THE KINGSTON BELLE PARK CASE

THE KINGSTON WHIG-STANDARD, Friday, October 6, 2000
New seepage suspected at former Belle Park dump

THE OTTAWA CITIZEN, Monday, June 12, 2000
Environmental disasters in waiting

THE KINGSTON WHIG-STANDARD, Wednesday, June 7, 2000
Premier, activist agree on priorities

THE KINGSTON WHIG-STANDARD, Tuesday, April 25, 2000
Guide shows how to attack polluters

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, February 27, 1999
Notice to the Public Re: Belle Island Landfill Site, Classified Ad

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, February 27, 1999
We are stewards of the Earth, Letter to the editor

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, February 27, 1999
Cleaner environment means richer lawyers, Letter to the editor

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, February 27, 1999
Don’t appeal pollution case, Editorial

THE TORONTO STAR, Toronto, February 25, 1999
Kingston fined over toxic waste in river
Private citizen’s pursuit of case results in ‘very significant’ victory

THE NATIONAL POST, February 25, 1999
City ordered to pay whistle-blower in pollution case

THE GLOBE AND MAIL, February 25, 1999
Kingston fined over toxic waste dump
Private citizen’s pursuit of case results in ‘very significant’ victory

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, February 25, 1999
City fined $150,000 for pollution

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, February 20, 1999
Student wants city to stop polluting– Letter to the editor

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, February 17, 1999
Toxic garbage juice likely leaking into river

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, February 13, 1999
River shows signs of Belle Park leaking

THE OTTAWA CITIZEN, Ottawa, January 28, 1999
A city awaits its sentence

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, January 28, 1999
Cost of pollution case still up in air

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, January 26, 1999
In December, city was found guilty of violating Fisheries Act Donation and fines sought as punishment

GALLON ENVIRONMENT NEWSLETTER, Vol. 3, No.1, January 7, 1999
City of Kingston, Ontario convicted for polluting

THE TORONTO STAR, Toronto, December 28, 1998
Kingston awaits fate on toxic leak
City to learn soon if it must clean up polluted park site

THE HERITAGE, Kingston, December 22, 1998
Kingston is found guilty of environmental pollution Letter to the editor

THE HERITAGE, Kingston, December 22, 1998
Re: City loses Belle Park court case Letter to the editor

GREAT LAKES HABITAT WATCH #137, Week of December 14, 1998
Groups win prosecution against Ontario municipality

THE HERITAGE, Kingston, December 15, 1998
City loses Belle Park court case

THE NATIONAL POST, Toronto, December 12, 1998
Kingston convicted of pollution
‘Legal history’ seen as prosecution was led by private citizens

THE GLOBE AND MAIL, Toronto, December 12, 1998
City guilty of polluting river

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, August 28, 1998
Decision date set

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, August 26, 1998
City clean: lawyer

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, August 26, 1998
Belle Park trial resumes today

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, August 5, 1998
Was Belle Island pollution lawsuit necessary– from letters of the day

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, July 15, 1998
Ex-township residents second-class citizens– from letters of the day

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, July 15, 1998
New city gets failing grade– letters of the day

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 29, 1998
More expert testimony

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 29, 1998
City faces major legal bill

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 23, 1998
Professor disputes charges

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 20, 1998
River clean, says professor

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 19, 1998
Expert testifies she wasn’t given information

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 18, 1998
Delay in action defended by accused

KINGSTON THIS WEEK, Kingston, June 17, 1998
Political Cartoon

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 17, 1998
PCBs sink into sludge: Ex-official

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 16, 1998
Environmental management plan recommended in 1996, officer says

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 13, 1998
PCBs no cause for concern: Witness

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 12, 1998
City has ‘esthetics problem’

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 11, 1998
Golf course sample high in PCBs

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 10, 1998
City set for Belle Park defence case

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, June 6, 1998
Fish had high levels of PCBs

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Friday, June 5, 1998
Pollution trial recesses early

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Thursday, June 4, 1998
Sample ‘lethal’ expert says

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Wednesday, June 3, 1998
Witnesses speak of ‘scummy’ seepage

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Tuesday, June 2, 1998
Lawyers assess new evidence

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Saturday, May 30, 1998
Ministry officer saw no evidence of monitoring

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Friday, May 29, 1998
City was warned about leakage

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Thursday, May 28, 1998
Samples deadly, court hears

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Thursday, May 28, 1998
Don’t duck issue in pollution trial

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Wednesday, May 27, 1998
Attempts to dismiss charges fail

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Tuesday, May 26, 1998
Pollution trial moved to Kingston

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Thursday, February 19,1998
Four weeks set aside to hear Belle Park case

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Thursday, January 29,1998
Belle Park pollution case goes to pre-trial
Parties to return Feb. 16 to schedule trial date

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Saturday, January 3, 1998
Councillors face stiff tests in ’98

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Thursday, December 11, 1997
Hiring policy by innuendo?

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Friday, November 21, 1997
Old city must pay for cleanup

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Tuesday, October 28, 1997
City’s trial delayed as charges combined

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Saturday, October 18, 1997
Ministry charges city

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Thursday, July 24, 1997
Why is park access restricted?letter

ONTARIO ENVIRONMENT NETWORK NEWS, Guelph, June 1997
Pollution Charged against City of Kingston (Eastern Report)

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Thursday, June 12, 1997
City of Kingston will have its day in court in the fall

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Wednesday, June 4, 1997
Parties prepare to set trial date

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Thursday, May 22, 1997
Court date set for Belle Park case

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Tuesday, April 22, 1997
Is Cataraqui fit for fishing?

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Saturday, April 19, 1997
Can we afford to recycle? Can we afford not to?

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Wednesday, April 16, 1997
Belle Island pollution case to return to court
Neither side was able to set a date yesterday for presentation of evidence

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Tuesday, April 15, 1997
Headed to the Sewer City to answer charges

KINGSTON THIS WEEK, Wednesday, April 2, 1997
Collecting leachate from former dump site costs City of Kingston $1,500 per day

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, March 26, 1997
Charge targets city

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, March 26, 1997
Pollution leak is not a danger, city claims

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Tuesday, March 25, 1997
Council plans to ‘tell truth’ about pollution

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, March 25, 1997
Belle Park: Where was ministry?

KINGSTON THIS WEEK, Kingston, Wednesday, March 19,1997
City faces private charge over pollution from Belle Park

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Monday, March 17, 1997
City knew of problem, ministry official says

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Monday, March 17, 1997
Man finally gets action three years after complaint

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, Monday, March 17, 1997
Toxic waste: We need answers

THE WHIG-STANDARD, Kingston, 1997
Contaminants threaten future of family fishery

DAILY COMMERCIAL NEWS, Kingston, March 1997
Kingston faces lawsuit over river pollution

THE GLOBE AND MAIL, Friday, March 14, 1997
City accused of polluting

THE TORONTO STAR, Friday, March 14, 1997
Dump poisoning river in Kingston, activists claim

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