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City plan to meet 70% waste diversion thrown out with new waste budget

For Immediate Release
November 7, 2012

Toronto: The 2007 Council-approved plan to get to 70% waste diversion is effectively dead in the latest waste budget just released at City Hall.

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New Report: Waste Diversion Best Way to Delay New Dump Debate

For Immediate Release
November 2, 2012

Toronto: A new report shows how Toronto City Council can get to 80% waste diversion to help the environment, create jobs and increase the life of Toronto’s landfill site.

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Bad Grades for the TTC in First-ever TTCriders’ Report Card

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 18, 2012

Toronto: TTCriders, a voice for transit riders, released its first-ever report card that evaluates the TTC’s performance from the perspective of TTC users.

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Public Needs a Say on where to put OneCity Transit Lines, transit advocates urge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2012

Toronto: Transit advocates are calling on City Hall to make sure Torontonians have a strong say in the OneCity Plan just announced by TTC Chair Karen Stintz and TTC Vice Chair Glenn DeBaermaeker.

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Toronto: first city in Canada with a new Pollution Prevention Tool

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 20, 2012

Toronto: Torontonians and businesses now have crucial information that identifies where harmful substances are used and released across the city. On Monday, Toronto Public Health publicly released the first set of chemical reports on www.toronto.ca/chemtrac.

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New Report: Environmental Progress “Going in Circles” at City Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2012

Toronto: A new report shows that Toronto City Council has been “going in circles” on the environment since the last municipal election.

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TTCriders ask: “Why silence Gary Webster?”

For Immediate Release
February 17, 2012

Toronto: For the second time in less than a month, 5 TTC Commissioners are trying to silence TTC staff from doing their jobs: giving expert opinions on transit expansion that contradicts the Mayor’s calls for subways. This time, they are threatening to fire Gary Webster, TTC Chief General Manager.

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TTCriders Urge Councillors to Jump on Board Stintz’s LRT Transit Plan

For Immediate Release
February 6, 2012

Toronto: TTCriders, Toronto’s voice for transit riders, is urging all Councillors to support the LRT transit expansion plan to be moved by TTC Chair Karen Stintz at the special Council meeting on Wednesday.

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Ontario Moving in the Wrong Direction - Ontario Zero Waste Coalition

On January 24th, TEA, along with 21 other Ontario groups called the Ontario Zero Waste Coalition held a press conference to present a letter to the Minister of Energy regarding his recent statements about burning garbage as a source of energy.

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