Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: phosphorus

Industry Funding Renewed for Fertilizer Best Management Practices

The North American fertilizer industry has pledged $6 million to continue research on ways that farmers can strengthen fertilizer best management practices (BMPs) to reduce...

Farmers, Cities Team Up to Help Meet 40 Per Cent Target

The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative (PRC) is moving into the next phase in developing practical ways to reduce the amount of phosphorus getting...

Lake Erie Action Plan to Reduce Phosphorus Loads by 40%

The governments of Canada and Ontario have released the final Lake Erie Action Plan. The plan identifies more than 120 federal, provincial, and partner actions...

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...

Study on Cranberry Farming Nutrient Runoff

Cranberry farming is big business in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, and B.C.. In fact, Canada is the second-largest producer of this tart red fruit in the...

Grand River Secures $40K From Federal Government for Lake Erie

The Grand River Conservation Authority has received $40,000 from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to contribute to the goals of the Lake Erie...

York Region Investing $2.4B in Water and Wastewater Projects

In a November 2nd report to Council, York Region provided a status update of some of its priority infrastructure projects, including $2.4 billion in water and...

Engaging Lake Winnipeg: Next Steps for Federal Action in the Basin

Earlier this week, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced that Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, will lead basin-wide stakeholder engagement...

Evaluating the Costs of Cutting Phosphorus in Ontario

Nutrient loadings (particularly phosphorus) from human, agricultural, and industrial waste, combined with climate change, changes in land use patterns, and invasive species are creating...

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...

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