On Friday, December 13, 2013, David Donnelly was interviewed by CBC Thunder Bay. Residents and property owners outside Thunder Bay are asking Taranis Construction to reduce its operating hours and noise at a new gravel pit.
"In the north it seems to be open season on putting these pits in where in many cases either don't belong, or the operators should be more responsive to local concerns,?" said David Donnelly, legal counsel for the Toronto-based Environmental Defence group.
Click here to listen to David's interview with CBC Thunder Bay on action residents could take, including calling the local Ministry of the Environment office. Listen to an interview with a local resident and read more about this situation from the residents' point of view here.