Media Advisory - Green Lane Landfill media site tour

    TORONTO, June 5 /CNW/ - The City of Toronto will provide a site tour of
the Green Lane Landfill for media on June 13th. City Council approved the
purchase of the Green Lane Landfill on March 28, 2007, to secure a site to
meet the City's needs for solid waste disposal.

    Date:                 Wednesday, June 13, 2007
    Time:                 11 a.m. (tour start at landfill)
    Location:             Green Lane Landfill in Southwold Township, between
                          London and St. Thomas

    An RSVP is required on or before June 5th to attend this event.

    Getting to the site:  A map to get to the Green Lane Landfill will be
                          provided upon request. Those media who require
                          assistance in getting to the Green Lane Landfill
                          from City Hall should advise the media contacts on
                          or before June 5th.

    Event overview:       City staff will provide the media with a 20-minute
                          briefing on the site at 11 a.m., to be followed by
                          the site tour. Media will tour the site in special
                          City vehicles in small groups (media will not be
                          able to tour using their own vehicles). The City
                          will provide the necessary safety equipment to wear
                          on-site, but media are advised to wear sturdy
                          walking shoes or boots. The site tour will be
                          approximately 20 minutes in length and will provide
                          opportunities for vehicles to stop so media can
                          record images. The order in which the media will
                          participate in the tour will be determined at the
                          site. A light lunch and refreshments will be
                          provided at the site.

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For further information:

For further information: Media contacts: Rob Andrusevich, Sr.
Communications Advisor, Strategic Communications,, (416)
397-4149; Pat Barrett, Sr. Communications Coordinator,,
(416) 392-4716

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