Methane probe deal OK’d

The Woolwich Observer - - NEWS -

Keeping an eye on the on­go­ing methane prob­lems from a for­mer mu­nic­i­pal land­fill site in Elmira’s Bolen­der Park, Wool­wich will in­stall a mon­i­tor­ing probe on the On­tario In­fra­struc­ture and Lands Cor­po­ra­tion prop­erty di­rectly north of the 86 Auto and Metal Re­cy­clers land.

Meet­ing this week, coun­cil agreed to en­ter into a 10-year deal On­tario In­fra­struc­ture and Lands Cor­po­ra­tion, pay­ing $525 a year for a li­cence fee. The fee is sim­i­lar to oth­ers the town­ship pays the cor­po­ra­tion for wa­ter­mains and san­i­tary sew­ers that cross the prov­ince’s prop­erty. The cost of the probe it­self has been es­ti­mated at $8,000.

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