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Vaughan air smelling better ; Residents rejoice at Keele landfill's final closing Golf course and sports fields to be built at the site
[Ontario Edition]
Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Edwards, Peter
Date: Jan 1, 2003
Start Page: B.02
Section: NEWS
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"I'm just absolutely thrilled," said Donna Teggart, one of the activists from Vaughan CARES (Vaughan Committee of Associations to Restore Environmental Safety) who successfully fought to close the Keele Valley landfill.

"It's exaltation time," said Vaughan Councillor Mario Ferri, who also fought for the closure of the 19-year-old dump at Major Mackenzie Dr. W. and Keele St.

Andrew Stawicki/toronto star Local resident Aurelia Bertocchi, left, and Vaughan Councillor Mario Ferri, right, celebrate last night's closing of the Keele Valley landfill at Keele St. and Major Mackenzie Dr. W. The dump was Canada's largest, covering an area of about 375 hectares. Residents marked the occasion with champagne and cake.

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