Supreme Court to rule today on cleanup of contaminated Grassy Narrows site - 2019-12-06

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F0.png Supreme Court to rule today on cleanup of contaminated Grassy Narrows site December 6, 2019, Canadian Press, CTV News

OTTAWA -- The Supreme Court of Canada is expected to bring clarity today to the question of who should pay for cleaning up a mercury-contaminated site near Ontario's Grassy Narrows First Nation.

Eight years ago, the Ontario government ordered Weyerhaeuser Co. and Resolute Forest Products to do remedial work on the former pulp-and-paper mill site in Dryden, Ont., where about 9,000 kilograms of toxic effluent was dumped in the English-Wabigoon River system in the 1960s.

The two companies claim that an indemnity granted in 1985 to the company that owned the facility at the time applies to them as well, something the province disputes.

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{{cite news | title = Supreme Court to rule today on cleanup of contaminated Grassy Narrows site | url = https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/supreme-court-to-rule-today-on-cleanup-of-contaminated-grassy-narrows-site-1.4718057 | work = Canadian Press | publisher = CTV News | date = December 6, 2019 | accessdate = December 6, 2019 }}