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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 6, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba May tiny train touch up can in Engineer Eddie Wright applies a Little lubrication to the size Small Assiniboine Railroad steam locomotive at Assiniboine the tiny train is into its 26th year of hauling Park Large and around its Cash sought for hearings pubic Money needed to offset corporate resources by George Nikides the government has urged to set aside up to at a time to help groups make at Public hearings on at its annual meeting the Manitoba environmental coun which is appointed and funded the agreed unanimous that Public Money should be for environment groups to cases before the clean in Nick chairman of a com that Drew up the isaid it was proposed because environmental groups often consist of who do not have time or Money to research projects and hire the organizations could use their expertise to partially balance off the work done by the consultants of said providing financial backing for groups would also make Public hear ing More he Carter said the Resolution comes now because of the Large number of Public hearings taking place or up the pressure that All these organizations Are feeling has grown he while these groups have their own they also have their daily work to for major such As Recap enterprises expansion plans for its Mill in the the government should provide about he the Council agreed that a Toper son panel one person from the clean environment commission and another from the Council should be selected to distribute the groups that applied for funding would have to meet certain including proving their Good Finan Cial and showing they Are in the and not inter the Council also agreed unanimously to urge the provincal government to pass legis lation protecting Rivers and lakes from Salt spread on the Council wants cities and towns to stockpile Salt Laden Snow away from bodies of where feast the Council wants stockpiled Snow disposed of in sewage treat ment members didst go As far As ask ing for a ban on the Resolution says the use of Salt should be especially in Urban the Resolution also urges that in extremely cold when Salt is Only Sand and gravel be applied to Amish chairman of the councils water and waste commit said Salt kills Plant and animal ruins the sediment at the Bottom of lakes and As Well Asda making cars and Maniar said Hes been pushing for this Resolution for the last 10 it takes More Money and time to clean up the River than to dispose of it through sewage said the microbiologist Why wait until its polluted Ottawa moving too fast on pulp Glen Mackenzie environmentalists and pulp and Industry spokesmen agree different reasons the Federal government is moving too with proposed new Industry Reg lawyer for time to earths ecosystems said yesterday the May 14 for written briefs to an e3jvironment and fisheries depart rents consultation group is too considering groups like tree Learned of it in Pannell told a Public stake hold consultation meeting tree ils guld be Able to make a presenta tin at a june 1 meeting in he said he also agrees with Indus spokesmen who have urged that not be adopted quickly to they Are properly drafted and have to be changed in a few Fri Dusty spokesmen said they be pc Ottawa is acting too to the planned mentation Al technical director for in Pine said it May not be possible for older such As Abi ibis to have the technology in place in he estimated the new regulations could Cost the firm More than a Brief from the Canadian pulp and paper association said the total Cost to the Industry could be billion a very Large Call on the financial resources of the compan for and especially the older Mills in it will be an impossible Call in the time period Paul Recap Manitoba general said he believes his which has spent More than million on a cleanup operation at its Manfor Complex in the Pas and will spend another million this can meet the proposed but Richards argued they should be consistent and science they must be Well reasoned and rooted on scientific not on emotional appeals or who shouts the he this Means the Industry will not be regulated merely for the Sake of regulation the Regula Tion will be meaningful and achieve environmental Barry environment can Ada environmental Protection Man Ager for Manitoba and Sas Katche said the 90 per cent of Canadas pulp Mills built before 1971 and not subject to regulation now will have to meet the new Briscoe said while Ottawa consid ers cleanup an Industry responsibility and has no plans of subsidizing pulp and paper like other will be eligible for tax benefits for their deaths classified death bade is of Hus i of formerly of widow of Antonin of b c husband of Jessie Garnet of Helen of Winni of wife of David idiotic5 building code Burns civic fire official mandatory Barrier Between House urged by Nick Martin a senior Winnipeg fire official says its idiotic that Manitoba building code does not require a fire retardant Wall Between the House and the attached garage in a single family i would pay extra to put a drywall fire Barrier i dont think it would Cost More than a couple of Hundred Frank the cites assistant chief fire prevention Cielen said he didst know until last week that Manitoba based on the National building requires Only that the connecting Wall retard Gas and exhaust he said he Learned of the codes provisions after attending the kick off of the childrens Hospital re search foundations fundraising raffle for a dream Home in late he said he was surprised that the Bungalow at 6 Kingsclear drive touted As containing 22 special child safety features not include a fire retardant reservations who said his work involves larger said when he first saw the House he believed it did not meet code standards taking for granted that fire retardant Walls were he said City officials told him Manitoba building code removed the requirement for fire retardant Walls years ago to match the nation Al i had Cielen regulators should consider requiring drywall fire he adding some builders exceed the code to provide such this seems kind of the Way that you have for the Cielen said the existing Chip Board Barrier in the lottery House would retard a garage fire for about 20 Grace a spokesman for Federal housing minister Alan red said Ottawa removed the fire retardant Wall provision for single family Homes from the National building code in the Early statistics showed fires usually started in the Home and not in the what you were doing was paying extra Money to protect your thrasher John the provinces chief fire has asked the Otta abased National research Council for a history of fir safety building regulations that he can give Manitoba building standards Board for evaluation of fire retardant Reimer confirmed statistics show a fire Barrier would be More Likely to protect a garage from a House fire than a House from a garage Manitoba had 34 garage fires in 1989 causing Reimer two firefighters and one child playing with matches in a garage were but no one was injured within the 34 they have to be Gas he John the cites superintendent of plan said government committees and Industry representatives backed by research staff regularly meet to Amend build ing they must have been satisfied the Protection provided was Ade and there was no need for a fire Frye increased use while smoke detectors have be come far More prevalent in the last 20 Many other regulations were not relaxed because of their increased Frye he said he was not aware of any significant garage fires affecting residents in recent Ron an inspector with Canada mortgage and housing said single family Homes Are considered to be under the direct control of the unlike larger and More Complex multifamily he pointed out that no fire separa Tion Walls or doors Are required within single family research foundation executive director Joan Wheeler said the lot Tery Home meets building code re we never said this House was above or better than the she Wheeler said the 22 child safety features include protective Gates on rounded edges on Furni Hearth and safety we just build to the we build whatever the code said Tom sales manager for Quilico which built the lot Tery anti Gorbachev letter gets backers a Winnipeg Man says his open letter to prime minister Mulroney denouncing soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev refusal to Grant Lithuania its desired Independence has produced a Gratifying Lech who is of polish said More than 500 peo ple responded by sending in their names and addresses under an open letter he had published in last Satur Days free said he had planned to Stop the Campaign May but because of support from the Canad an polish Congress in will extend the drive with the Hopes of getting considering i think its not too the Winnipeg Busi Nessman said in an i think i have better support than he had some rude Ges Tures made to him on May 1 when he was at the Kremlin for the annual May Day nobody has made rude gestures to a former president of the polish combatants said in his letter to Mulroney that Gorbachev statements that Force be used against any Republic that wants to leave the soviet Union Arent True because the soviet Leader also said april 13 that unless Lithuania renounces its declaration of an economic embargo would be by denying lithuanians the Means of he is already using the letter his aim in imposed economic sanctions is to create provoke his next scenario might be in order to maintain Law and order armenian style action with sharpened Fulmek said if the world is a global the refusal of other countries to help Lithuania is like Village residents not helping some one put out a Birchwood pm will be closed on sunday May but All of our new and used cars and trucks will be clearly Sale priced for your shopping All vehicles that qualify for financing will be identified along with a monthly payment schedule no Salesman will be present in effect one Day Only May 7th this Sale will not be extended trades will be accepted no dealers please simply clip Coupon i drop it in our entry Box Lor a Chanco to win dinner for two at Royal Crown Etc Duranl the driving Force in Winnipeg

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