Ontario vows transparency as testing at Dryden, Ont., mill site continues

CBC News
November 16, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada East

Officials with Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment say all “methods, data and results” from an ongoing probe at the site of a Dryden, Ont., mill will be made public. The assessment that’s underway at the complex in Dryden is attempting to answer whether it is a continuing source of mercury contamination for the English-Wabigoon River system. “The site assessment is being completed through a transparent process that includes the involvement of First Nations,” said Gary Wheeler, a spokesperson for the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change in an email to CBC News. “As part of this process, all methods, data and results from the assessment will be transparently shared with First Nations, stakeholders and members of the public,” he continued. 

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