Janet Moore’s parents have lived quietly on their Howard Avenue farm for the past 60 years.
Now approaching their early 80s, both Rose and Denis Girard will spend their twilight years next to a waste disposal operation owned by the Jones Group Inc.
Amherstburg council lifted a holding restriction on the planned development at its Sept. 28 meeting, giving the owners a green light to proceed with a facility that will store asphalt, wood, concrete and other construction materials recovered during demolition work.
The facility, located at 7809 Howard Ave., will also crush concrete into gravel.
Fearing a sharp decline in their quality of life and concerns about health hazards, nearby residents have been fighting the plan for years. read more >>