Memphremagog MRC fined for Environmental Quality Act infringement
The Memphrémagog MRC has been convicted of an offense under the Environment Quality Act for work done on the shoes of Castle Creek.
On August 26, 2014, the MRC carried out work on Castle Creek shoreline in Magog, dredging sediment without first obtaining a certificate of authorization from the Minister of the Environment in contravention of section 22, second paragraph of the Environment Quality Act.
The MRC has been fined $15,000 and must, in addition to legal costs, reimburse the prosecution costs incurred by the Ministry, to the tune of $1,909.
The register of convictions for offenses under the Environment Quality Act or its regulations can be consulted at the following address: www.registres.mddelcc.gouv.qc.ca/condamnations/recherche.asp