Fusion-Thetics Inc. - Environmental Compliance Approval (waste)

Instrument type: Environmental Compliance Approval (waste)

ERO number
019-4586
Ministry reference number
2753-C38LEC
Notice type
Instrument
Act
Environmental Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990
Posted by
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Notice stage
Decision
Decision posted
Comment period
November 5, 2021 - December 20, 2021 (45 days) Closed
Last updated

This consultation was open from:
November 5, 2021
to December 20, 2021

Decision summary

We have issued an Environmental Compliance Approval to Fusion-Thetics Inc. for a solid non-hazardous waste transfer and processing facility, located at 675 Woodside Street in Fergus, Ontario.

Location details

Site address

675 Woodside Street
Fergus, Canada

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Proponent(s)

Fusion-Thetics Inc.
675 Woodside Street
Fergus, ON
N1M 2M4
Canada

Decision details

This approval is for an amendment to Environmental Compliance Approval No. 7363-9UPJAB for Fusion-Thetics Inc. for the solid non-hazardous waste transfer and processing facility located at 675 Woodside Street in Fergus, Ontario.

Fusion-Thetics Inc. is permitted to receive up to 60 tonnes per week of used coffee pods for processing and transfer, with a maximum storage capacity of 65 tonnes at any one time.

Fusion-Thetics Inc will receive additional waste categories at the site, including industrial, commercial, and institutional waste (IC&I waste) that is pre-sorted and separately packaged. All incoming waste will be:

  • off-loaded from vehicles that arrive at the site
  • weighed
  • inventoried

The waste will be stored in designated locations at the facility prior to being loaded into a closed shipping truck for transport to a licensed recycling facility or waste management facility, as required.

Used coffee pods will continue to be received and processed at the site. All waste received will be non-putrescible. There are no changes to the quantity of waste currently permitted to be accepted, stored, and transferred at the facility.

The facility will operate 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, with limitations on yard (outdoor) noises during the evenings and overnight.

Comments received

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No comments were received.

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Appeal

This instrument decision can be appealed. You have 15 days from January 11, 2022 to begin the appeal process.

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Appeal process for decisions published before June 1, 2021

If you’re an Ontario resident, you can start the process to appeal this instrument decision.

First, you’ll need to seek leave (i.e. get permission) from the relevant appellate body to appeal the decision.

If the appellate body grants leave, the appeal itself will follow.

Seek leave to appeal

To seek leave to appeal, you need to do these three things:

  1. prepare your application
  2. provide notice to the minister
  3. mail your application to three parties

1. Prepare your application

You’ll need to prepare an application. You may wish to include the following things in your application:

  1. A document that includes:
    • your name, phone number, fax number (if any), and/or email address
    • the ERO number and ministry reference number (located on this page)
    • a statement about whether you are a resident in Ontario
    • your interest in the decision, and any facts you want taken into account in deciding whether you have an interest in the decision
    • the parts of the instrument that you’re challenging
    • whether the decision could result in significant harm to the environment
    • the reason(s) why you believe that no reasonable person – having regard to the relevant law and to any government policies developed to guide decisions of that kind – could have made the decision
    • the grounds (facts) you’ll be using to appeal
    • the outcome you’d like to see
  2. A copy of the instrument (approval, permit, order) that you you are seeking leave to appeal. You’ll find this in the decision notice on the Environmental Registry
  3. Copies of all supporting documents, facts and evidence that you’ll be using to appeal
What is considered

The appeal body will consider the following two questions in deciding whether to grant you leave to appeal:

  1. is there is good reason to believe that no reasonable person, with respect to the relevant law and to any government policies developed to guide decisions of that kind, could have made the decision?
  2. could the decision you wish to appeal result in significant harm to the environment?

2. Provide your notice

You’ll need to provide notice to the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks that you’re seeking leave to appeal.

In your notice, please include a brief description of the:

  • decision that you wish to appeal
  • grounds for granting leave to appeal

You can provide notice by email at minister.mecp@ontario.ca or by mail at:

College Park 5th Floor, 777 Bay St.
Toronto, ON 
M7A 2J3

3. Mail your application

You’ll need to mail your application that you prepared in step #1 to each of these three parties:

  • appellate body
  • issuing authority (the ministry official who issued the instrument)
  • proponent (the company or individual to whom the instrument was issued)

Issuing authority
Mohsen Keyvani
Manager

Environmental Assessment and Permissions Branch
135 St Clair Avenue West
Floor 1
Toronto, ON
M4V 1P5
Canada

416-432-7253

Proponent(s)

Fusion-Thetics Inc.
675 Woodside Street
Fergus, ON
N1M 2M4
Canada


Appellate body

Environmental Review Tribunal
Attention: The Secretary
655 Bay Street
Floor 15
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1E5
(416) 212-6349
(866) 448-2248
OLT.Registrar@ontario.ca

About the Environmental Review Tribunal


Include the following:

ERO number
019-4586
Ministry reference number
2753-C38LEC

This is not legal advice. Please refer to the Environmental Bill of Rights for exact legal requirements. Consult a lawyer if you need help with the appeal process.

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Original proposal

ERO number
019-4586
Ministry reference number
2753-C38LEC
Notice type
Instrument
Act
Environmental Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990
Posted by
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Proposal posted

Comment period

November 5, 2021 - December 20, 2021 (45 days)

Proposal details

This proposal is for an amendment to Environmental Compliance Approval No. 7363-9UPJAB for Fusion-Thetics Inc. for the solid non-hazardous waste transfer and processing facility located at 675 Woodside Street in Fergus, Ontario.

The facility is located on a 0.65 hectare property and is currently permitted to receive up to 60 tonnes per week of used coffee pods for processing and transfer, with a maximum storage capacity of 65 tonnes at any one time.

This amendment is to allow for the receipt of additional waste categories at the site, including industrial, commercial, and institutional waste (IC&I waste) that is pre-sorted and separately packaged. All incoming waste will be:

  • off-loaded from vehicles that arrive at the site
  • weighed
  • inventoried

The waste will be stored in designated locations at the facility prior to being loaded into a closed shipping truck for transport to a licensed recycling facility or waste management facility, as required.

Used coffee pods will continue to be received and processed at the site. All waste received will be non-putrescible. There will be no changes to the quantity of waste currently permitted to be accepted, stored, and transferred at the facility.

The facility will operate 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, with limitations on yard (outdoor) noises during the evenings and overnight.

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Comment

Commenting is now closed.

This consultation was open from November 5, 2021
to December 20, 2021

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