Ma­gog man fined for work­ing in bog

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS - Vic­to­ria Vanier

On March 19th, 2016, Martin Levesque, of Ma­gog, was de­clared guilty of an of­fense against the en­vi­ron­men­tal qual­ity law. In Oc­to­ber of 2011, Mr. Levesque car­ried out work in a bog of lake Sper­ling, sit­u­ated in the mu­nic­i­pal­ity of Bolton East, with­out a cer­tifi­cate of au­tho­riza­tion, con­tra­ven­ing ar­ti­cle 22, line 2, of the Loi sur la qual­ité de l’en­vi­ron­nement. He was con­demned to pay a fine of $1,200 and court fees of $1000.

Any­one in the Estrie re­gion can re­port an act that could af­fect the qual­ity of the en­vi­ron­ment to the re­gional of­fice of the Cen­tre de con­t­role en­vi­ron­men­tal du Que­bec at estrie@md­ or at 819 820-3882. For an en­vi­ron­men­tal emer­gency, con­tact Ur­gence-En­vi­ron­nement at 1-866-694-5454.

En­vi­ron­men­tal reg­u­la­tions and the registry of guilty dec­la­ra­tions of of­fences against the en­vi­ron­men­tal law can be con­sulted on the Que­bec en­vi­ron­ment de­part­ment’s web­site.

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