Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: Great Lakes

Ontario Too Slow: ECO’s Annual Report

Ontario's Environmental Commissioner is worried that Ontario has lost momentum when it comes to the province's pressing environmental issues. In his 2010/2011 Annual Report, titled...

How-To Strategies

Canada’s water resources scientists and engineers generally agree that climate change will have an impact on our water; however, we have not incorporated climate...

Finding Balance

When it comes to the Great Lakes, it’s all about balance. A recent United States Geological Survey five-year report on Great Lakes Basin water...

IJC Recommends Focus on Human Health Concerns for Great Lakes

The International Joint Commission provided 32 recommendations for action at the federal, state, provincial and local levels of government in its 15th biennial report,...

Ontario’s Environmental Failures

The government is failing to follow through on all of its environmental promises, says Ontario Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller. "This government rightly prides itself...

Great Lakes, Wasted

More than 580 billion litres of drinking water, the equivalent of 236,000 Olympic swimming pools, are being wasted every year by homeowners in the...

Toronto-Area Rivers High in PCBs: Study

A University of Toronto study of the concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other chemicals in the rivers running into Lake Ontario reveals significantly...

Anishinabek Nation and Ontario Partner for Water

As of yesterday, the Anishinabek Nation and Ontario have agreed to continue to work together to strengthen collaboration on natural resource management. The Anishinabek Nation,...

EPA Releases Plan for Great Lakes

Over the weekend, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa P. Jackson released an action plan to guide the Obama Administration’s historic efforts to restore...

Quebec’s Blue Gold

Seasonal storage of floodwaters from three unexploited rivers that flow into James Bay and the channelling of this water to the Ottawa River could...

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