Monthly Archives: February 2010

A response by M.Boilard to..TCE regulations changed

February 21, 2010

A response to the Times article.. TCE regulations Changed–tce-regulations-changed Now this is a better article, as it reveals the doubt in the whole affair… The article quotes a Regional report that states: “The new levels are based on the latest science and, while the risks associated with TCE are not imminent, there is evidence […]

Ministry of Environment have finally set ” Lower levels for TCE Vapour Intrusion”

February 15, 2010

This is from the Ministry of Environment..Stating they have finally agreed to lower acceptable levels for Vapour Intrusion in homes in the Bishop Street Community.This comes in the wake of complaints, from the Public, for not having “Set Levels” anywhere in Ontario or Canada( and I’m guessing… an Application we brought to the ECO.. Environment Commissioner […]

Digging for info about TCE, by Rob Konduros

February 14, 2010

This ran in the Cambridge Times.. comments invited below By Robert Konduros, Guest Column Columns Feb 17, 2009 The Middleton Street pumping station, which supplies almost half of the city’s drinking water, continues to be plagued by uncomfortably high trichloroethylene (TCE) readings.In November, test results for this cancer-causing chemical used by industry as a cleanser […]

Sunshine and Superman

February 7, 2010

I have always disliked school. For me, not too many memories stem from class time; just a self-pitying ‘I hate this’ type of feeling. I don’t think it was really the learning involved that fuelled my angst, but just the rote mentality of it all, coupled with the fact that I was shy. It’s difficult […]

Kudos to Debbie Vitez

February 5, 2010

Federal and Provincial government has an official opposition party. Municipal government does not. This can be a ” free ride ” for whatever the majority of members on the municipal council want to do. The only problem is that this ” free ride ” of what the majority of council want to do comes out […]