Experts urged to ratify Minamata Convention to phase out mercury-added products পারদযুক্ত পণ্যের ব্যবহার বন্ধে মিনামাতা কনভেনশন অনুমোদনের আহ্বান সেন্টমার্টিন সৈকতে প্লাস্টিকের আগ্রাসন 72 birds die eating pesticide-treated masakalai Educate girls to save the planet শিশুর সর্দি-কাশি সারানোর ঘরোয়া উপায় 50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They’re 12 24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually গ্রিনহাউস গ্যাস কমানোর লক্ষ্যে নানা উদ্যোগ Maldives: Eco-friendly product export destination for Bangladesh

Egan: After $700,000 spent on dream home, wetlands freeze leaves them high and dry


In 2017, they built their dream home, on a seemingly ideal country lot — 3.6 acres ringed by trees, with a pond and wetland at the rear, where the deer and the waterfowl played. They moved into the 2,000 sq.-ft. home on the outskirts of Carp, off Richardson Side Road, on Aug. 31 that year. Only a month later, on Oct. 1 — with the paint barely dry — the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority enacted new regulations covering smaller wetlands, anything larger than 1.2 acres, rules that came with significant land-use limitations.Their dream property, a $700,000 investment, was now in handcuffs. Yet they were in the dark. Lianne White and John Robinson say they were never informed of the impending restrictions, not by the city of Ottawa that approved the subdivision and provided the building permit, not by the real estate agent or lawyer, not by the building inspector or builder, not by the MVCA.

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