The Canadian Press

2015-11-03 | Ont Water Permits

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Environment Minister Glen Murray says Ontario is considering charging municipalities, farmers and industries for large water-taking permits. But Murray says the government will also look at imposing higher fees for sectors like the bottled water industry that do not return the water they use to the environment. (Acting environmental commissioner Ellen Schwartzel says "most industries get a total free ride" on water permits, and the few that do pay are charged only $3.71 for every million litres of water.)

Date: 2015-11-03
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << people that use water some of our larger industrial uses that make things and produce things treat that water and they return it back to the aquifer back to the Watershed if you're taking water and putting in a plastic bottles and selling your back and almost price of gasoline that water is not coming back >>


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