Mem­phrem­a­gog MRC fined for En­vi­ron­men­tal Qual­ity Act in­fringe­ment

Sherbrooke Record - - LOCAL NEWS - Record Staff

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.reg­­­damna­tions/recherche.asp

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