MOECC investigating uncovered salt pile at Picton Terminals
from Quinte News
The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change is investigating Picton Terminals for noncompliance with a Provincial Officer's Order to cover salt piles at the quarry. On Nov. 1, the MOECC issued an order that included 13 items pertaining to the covering of storage piles of salt and its stormwater runoff; dust and spills from petroleum coke; plans and measures to prevent discharge and removal of contaminants and drainage. As part of the order, Picton Terminals is required to cover them within 15 working days of shipment receipt. The company is also required to conduct quarterly samplings for two years of the groundwater and surface water, which includes Picton Bay.
7701 Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063