The Mario Cote Company, Stoke Eastern Townships, has been convicted of an offense under the Groundwater Catchment Regulation.
According to the Ministry of the Environment on 6 June 2011 in Stoke, the company proceeded with the spreading of manure within 30 meters of a groundwater catchment work intended for human consumption. This contravened the Regulations groundwater abstraction.
On 23 October 2015, the company of businessman Mario Cote pleaded guilty and was sentenced to pay a fine of $ 5,000, at which court fees are added.
The company Mario Cote has made about her a few times in recent months. Mr. Cote has acquired the slaughterhouse Asbestos Laroche. Two barns of Brome Lake Ducks, a firm run by the businessman, were destroyed in a fire.
The ministry added that the citizens of the Estrie region can report any act or action that may affect the quality of the environment at the regional office of the Quebec Environmental Control Centre at 819 or [email protected] -820 to 3882.
At any time, they can also contact Urgence-Environnement at 1-866-694-5454.