Pressure applied at Queen’s Park for C-K water wells probe

Mitchell's Bay area resident and cancer survivor Marilynn St. Pierre, left, was joined by Joel Gagnon, head of the heavy metals lab at the University of Windsor's Great Lakes Institute of Environmental Research, and Kevin Jakubec, a co-founder of the Water Wells First citizen group, at Queen's Park in Toronto on Wednesday to call on the Progressive Conservative government to start a health hazard investigation into water well problems in the north Chatham-Kent area. (Screen shot) Photo courtesy of Chatham Daily News

Mitchell’s Bay area resident and cancer survivor Marilynn St. Pierre, left, was joined by Joel Gagnon, head of the heavy metals lab at the University of Windsor’s Great Lakes Institute of Environmental Research, and Kevin Jakubec, a co-founder of the Water Wells First citizen group, at Queen’s Park in Toronto on Wednesday to call on the Progressive Conservative government to start a health hazard investigation into water well problems in the north Chatham-Kent area. (Screen shot)
Photo courtesy of Chatham Daily News

Mitchell’s Bay-area resident and cancer survivor Marilynn St. Pierre travelled
to Queen’s Park Wednesday to ask the Doug Ford Progressive Conservative
government to honour a promise to look into water problems in the north area
of Chatham-Kent.

Marilynn St. Pierre travelled Wednesday from the Mitchell’s Bay area to Queen’s Park to ask the Progressive Conservative government to honour a promise to look into water problems in the north area of Chatham-Kent.

“My water supply is horribly polluted with black shale,” St. Pierre said. “Premier Ford knows this. In fact, Mr. Ford took decisive action to solve this problem.”

The citizens group Water Wells First began raising concerns three years ago about the potential impact the construction and operation of the North Kent Wind farm would have on water wells because of the Kettle Point black shale geology and shallow aquifer in the area.

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