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Lucknow Flood Prevention Projects Underway

The Maitland Valley Conservation Authority is working on several flood-prevention projects in the Lucknow area.

Watershed Resources engineer Stephen Jackson told Huron-Kinloss Township council last night that there has been flooding in Lucknow before, and there will be again.

Southgate Group Loses Appeal On Building Permit

An appeal of a controversial Southgate building permit will not be allowed. In 2012, a citizens’ group SPIRG, Southgate Public Interest Research Group, failed in a challenge to the building permit which allowed Lystec International to build a plant in Dundalk.  Among other things the plant converts human waste into agricultural fertilizer. SPIRG also lost […]