Déchets toxiques / sols contaminé à LaSalle
THE TOXIC WASTE / CONTAMINATED SOIL DEPOT IN LASALLE
HAS FINALLY CEASED ALL OPERATIONS.
BREAKING NEWS REGARDING THE TOXIC WASTE
ISSUE IN LASALLE.
December 18, 2013
After nearly one year of intensive debates between LaSalle borough mayor Manon Barbe and Joseph Pugliese,
DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. regarding CINTEC ENVIRONMENT INC and toxic waste being stockpiled at this company's lot in LaSalle,
DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. proudly announces that:
Effective December 18, 2013,
CINTEC ENVIRONMENT INC HAS FINALLY CEASED ALL OPERATIONS
ON IT'S LASALLE TERRAIN LOCATED AT:
5505 IRWIN STREET, LASALLE, QUEBEC.
THE PERMANENT CLOSURE OF THE TOXIC CELL IS COMPLETE.
OUR PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN IS A SUCCESS!!!
Now that we are no longer adding to the problem, what will we do with all the toxic waste and contaminated soil buried within a sealed cell in this mountain?
The CINTEC MOUNTAIN contains a maximum security cell behind the Carrefour Angrignon Mall (LaSalle) where many companies based in Montreal,
and beyond, have been landfilling contaminated soils and toxic wastes.This has been going on in LaSalle since 1987, right up until December 18, 2013.
On December 17, 2013, Joseph Pugliese, DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC met with the local member of The Quebec National Assembly, Mr. Robert Poeti.
During this meeting, Mr. Poeti confirmed that CINTEC ENVIRONMENT INC will cease operations, effective December 18, 2013.
Mr. Poeti also confirmed that CINTEC ENVIRONMENT INC is responsible for the maintenance, follow
up and surveillance of this contaminated lot for the next 30 years.
Mr. Poeti has also confirmed that effective immediately, regular check-ups will be performed
on this lot by the Quebec Environment Minister to ensure maximum safety.
The question is:
Besides the obvious health hazards associated with toxic wastes and contaminated soils being buried and stored in an urban city,
who will end up paying for the eventual decontamination of this lot?
CINTEC ENVIRONMENT INC???
At the December 17, 2013, meeting, Mr.Poeti stated that he was hopeful that land investors will
eventually purchase this contaminated lot and decontaminate it at their expense.
The Quebec Government, LaSalle borough council, and Montreal City Council have no clear and concise plan
as to how and when they will begin to clean up this mountain of contaminated soil and toxic waste we call CINTEC MOUNTAIN.
For now, LaSalle residents must live with the constant threat of having hundreds of thousands of square feet
of contaminated soil and toxic waste buried in our backyards. This will be the case until either a private
investor decontaminates this site at astronomical costs, or the government comes up with a plan.......
IN THE MEANTIME,
PLEASE KEEP POSTED AS FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS REGARDING
CINTEC ENVIRONMENT INC. OCCUR IN THE YEARS TO FOLLOW.
REST ASSURED THAT DEMOCRATIQUE.CA WILL BE ON TOP OF THIS STORY
To view our EXCLUSIVE documentaries surrounding this case, please click on the video links below.
These documentaries explain our case in full detail, including the countless debates and all other pertinent information. Thank you for watching.
LES ACCUSATION EMIS SUR JOSEPH PUGLIESE
PAR LA MAIRESSE DE LASALLE, MANON BARBE.
En Avril 2013, la mairesse de LaSalle, Manon Barbe, accuse Joseph Pugliese
d'avoir désinformer le public sur le sujet des déchets toxiques à LaSalle.
Même après avoir déposé les faits entourant les déchets toxiques étant présent a LaSalle, les mêmes faits qui ont été publiées dans le Messager LaSalle au cours de la fin des années 80 au propos de ce sujet:
Mairesse Manon Barbe tien toujours ses accusations et insiste que
JOSEPH PUGLIESE désinforme le public.
La Mairesse Barbe a aussi affirme que l'expression "déchets toxiques" est faux,
que nous sommes dans l'an 2013 ???
Qu'est-ce que ça veut dire exactement ???
Désinformation envers le public et vous-même cest de croyez à tort
que l'expression déchets toxiques n'est plus utilise en 2013.
Si vous regardez la deuxième vidéo, vous verrez clairement que la mairesse Manon Barbe change
sa voix sur les déchets toxiques a LaSalle lors de la réunion du conseil a Montréal en Juin 2013.
The final sealing of the maximum security cell containing all the toxins.
SEPTEMBER 26, 2013.
OUR EXCLUSIVE TOXIC WASTE CASE IS NOW BEING FEATURED IN
THE SUBURBAN NEWSPAPER (page 2 and 9)
SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 EDITION
"Is there toxic waste in LaSalle"
Written by: Tracey Arial
The article was written by the very talented and passionate Ms.Tracey Arial. She is a reporter with The Suburban Newspaper, an independent writer, and author who specializes in reporting on community awareness.
Ms. Arial covers important stories across LaSalle, Verdun, Montreal, and other cities.
We would like to take this moment to cordially thank Ms.Tracey Arial and The Suburban Newspaper
for reporting on the facts and bravely going where many other media dare to follow.
Joseph Pugliese. DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. is very grateful for all the work that Ms.Tracey Arial
and The Suburban Newspaper performed in helping expose our case to the general public.
To know more about Ms.Tracey Arial, please visit www.locallasalle.com or www.traceyarial.com
Exploring the world through words
July 11, 2013,
Joseph Pugliese, DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. takes an in-depth
tour of the SOLUTIA INC. property in LaSalle.
The lot in question is located at 6800 St Patrick Street in LaSalle.
Allegedly, there are toxic wastes buried within this soil since 1977, and earlier...
During this tour, we uncover miscellaneous rusty barrels.
There are unknown liquids inside these barrels that are unsecured.
These potentially hazardous liquid filled barrels were exposed and out in the open.
The fencing surrounding this lot was broken and the doors were unlocked.
The site easily accessible by simply walking in...
This site once belonging to American Iron and Metal company.
It is a known fact that American Iron and Metal Company left millions of liters
of contaminated oil on this site. It was never cleaned up...
Work eventually commenced to de-contaminate this site.
Ultimately, the whole was to no avail and the work was halted.
Unfortunately, the majority of the toxins and oil were never recovered, and are still present.
SOLUTIA INC. is the current owner of this land. Solutia INC is a chemical company
that also operated on this lot in the past.
They ceased operations on this lot in LaSalle in the early 2000's.
To date, it is still unclear what lies buried beneath the surface of this site.
There are also no plans of decontaminating this toxic mess anytime soon.
The LaSalle Borough Council, including LaSalle Mayor Manon Barbe, are not talking...
June 18, 2010
(Montreal Executive Committee decision number 1104422001).
The City of Montreal enters into negotiations to purchase this contaminated land from SOLUTIA INC. The city of Montreal was planning to build a biomethanation plant on this site by 2020.
This plant will be used to transform all organic materials collected from our borough,
and other cities into renewable biomethane.
It is alleged that GAZ METROPOLITAIN will sign an exclusivity contract with LaSalle in order to secure all the biomethane produced at this plant...
Gaz Metropolitain plans to sell the biomethane to the public
via their existing natural gas infrastructure...
BIOMETHANE is the emission-free version of natural gas deriving from organic waste.
My questions to the Lasalle borough mayor Barbe are as follows:
How does LaSalle justify putting a biomethanisation plant in the name of green and clean energy on a property that is known to be contaminated ???
Will the citizens be stuck paying for the decontamination of this site before construction of the plant?
To be continued as further developments occur...
Montreal, Tuesday November 19, 2013
At: Me. Yves Saindon, Ville de Montreal
Re: Access to information request regarding executive committee decision # 1104422001 dated June 18, 2010.
Thank you for taking this brief moment of your time to review my request of access to information. My request is being submitted in light of the executive committee decision # 1104422001 dated June 18, 2010. In this decision, the city of Montreal has approved the acquisition of the former SOLUTIA CANADA INC site located at 6800 St. Patrick Street (lot 3,269,985) in LaSalle in order to construct a biomethanation site on this terrain by 2020.
According to the “repertoire des terrains contaminés” provided by the Quebec environment minister including the “liste des terrains contaminés” provided by the Ville de Montreal, the lots 3,269,985 and 2,745,020 situated at 6800 rue St Patrick are heavily contaminated with toxins exceeding the Quebec environment ministers standards in both the soil and groundwater.
My questions regarding this decision are as follows:
Has the city of Montreal already acquired the lots 3,269,985 and 2,745,020 in order to begin plans for the construction of the LaSalle biomethanation site by 2020?
If so, what was the total sales price of these lot and what date was the transaction completed?
With regards to the contamination of both soil and groundwater on lots 3,269,985 and 2,745,020, who will be paying for the decontamination of these lots? Will SOLUTIA INC cover the costs of the decontamination before the city of Montreal acquires these lands or will the taxpayers of Montreal assume the costs of decontaminating these terrains?
Trusting the above mentioned is to your satisfaction, should you require any further information, please feel free to contact me.
Mayor Denis Coderre, Montreal City Mayor
Ms. Tracey Arial, The Suburban Newspaper
DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. ACCESS TO INFORMATION REQUEST MONTREAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE DECISION # 1104422001
December 12, 2013
In response to DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC, The City of Montreal refused to disclose the sales price or any information regarding the negotiations to purchase this lot belonging to SOLUTIA INC. The administration maintains that they are unable to disclose any details about this transaction until the deal is finalized, if ever.
The lot in question is located at 6800 St Patrick Street, LaSalle, Quebec and is heavily contaminated with toxins that are beyond the public's knowledge, other than the landowners, SOLUTIA INC, The CITY OF MONTREAL and select other government authorities.
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
MONTREAL CITY COUNCIL CONFIRMS THAT THEY ARE NO LONGER PURSUING THE PURCHASE OF THE TOXIC LOT, LOCATED AT 6800 ST PATRICK STREET, LASALLE.
The administration has decided to opt-out on the purchase of this lot, stating that the negotiations between the landowner and the city of Montreal were unsuccessful.
The city of Montreal was planning to purchase this lot to build a new biomethanation plant there by 2020.
It is not clear where they will choose to bring this project, or where they plan to purchase the next parcel of land for construction of the new biomethanation plant.
Thankfully, the City of Montreal Executive Committee will not be using taxpayer dollars to decontaminate this heavily contaminated lot.
Only half the battle is completed. DEMOCRATiQUE.CA INC. is pleased to hear that our elected officials will not be investing taxpayer money into this mess.
Next question is, when will SOLUTIA INC. decontaminate this toxic lot directly adjacent to the Lachine Canal?
TO BE CONTINUED?
To view our detailed report about this case and the CINTEC ENVIRONMENT INC CASE, please view our latest documentary,
LaSalle Politics, The UNCENSORED Truth about Toxic Waste, Volume 2 by clicking here.
Screenshot credits: WWW.CINTEC.CA
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