September 2016 Echo Edition

September 2016 South Cowichan Echo CoverCourt halts Shawnigan soil dumping

By Peter W. Rusland
Of The Echo

SHAWNIGAN LAKE – Contaminated-soil dumping has been ordered stopped at Shawnigan Lake’s contro-versial treatment pit while two court rulings are pending, Shawnigan’s regional director explains.

Sonia Furstenau said a B.C. appeal-court hearing —concerning Victoria allegedly ignoring the pit’s regional zoning bylaw in issuing the permit — was held Aug. 17 and 18, headed by a three-judge panel.. Read Full Story >