Friday, December 13, 2019

Tag: algae

Health Threat from Blue-Green Blooms Extends Beyond Single Toxin

As blue-green algae proliferates around the world, a University of Saskatchewan researcher cautions that current municipal drinking water monitoring that focuses on a single...

Mayor of Ajax Issues Statement on Provincial Decision that Impacts Local...

The mayor of Ajax, Shaun Collier, has issued a statement in response to a decision made by the Ontario government that impacts treatment requirements...

Federal Funding Announced for Great Lakes Protection Projects

Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced $1.06 million in funding over three years for 10 projects associated with protecting and restoring...

N.B. Issues Algae Advisory for Saint John River

The Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health in New Brunswick is issuing a blue-green algae advisory for the Saint John River between...

Retrofit to Winnipeg’s Largest Sewage Treatment Plant Could Protect Lake Winnipeg

On World Water Day, the Lake Winnipeg Foundation and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) released a report recommending an interim retrofit to Winnipeg’s largest...

Government of Ontario to Convene Great Lakes Guardians’ Council

On April 23, the Government of Ontario will convene the Great Lakes Guardians' Council, in memory of Josephine Mandamin, to discuss emerging issues around...

Genome BC to Undertake Study of Melt-Accelerating Snow Algae

Genome BC has announced that it will devote resources to studying the algae and its microbiome that causes red snow, also called watermelon snow. Observed...

Duffin Creek Plant Finds Way Forward on Phosphorus Reduction

Ontario’s York and Durham regional municipalities have completed a study requested by the province’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change on strategies to further...

Ontario Environmental Commissioner Reports on Nutrient Pollution

Algal blooms are a frequent and wide-spread problem that is hurting the Ontario economy, threatening human and ecological health, and Ontario's Environmental Commissioner is demanding...

China Adds 3,300 Water Projects to National Pool in 2017

According to China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), master implementation plans for 228 prefectural cities concerning water pollution control will be added to the...

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