MNRF rejects under the water table pit expansion in Mono

Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has denied St. Marys Cement’s request to expand its pit and extract below the water table near the Orangeville fairgrounds.

In May of 2014, the company filed an application under the Aggregate Resources Act (ARA) relating to the company’s Craig Pit located between the eastern arm of Island Lake and 5 Side Road in Mono.

“Although (St. Marys) has attempted to resolve some of these concerns, there are a number of that remain outstanding,” MNRF regional director Sharon Rew wrote on June 15

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