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Wednesday June 12: Dr. William Shotyk at Tay Township Council

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May 24th, 2019
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Tay Council Wed., June 12 at 10:00 a.m.

The Cleanest Water on Earth: is it worth protecting? That will be the theme when Dr. William Shotyk, Bocock Chair for Agriculture and the Environment at the University of Alberta, presents to Tay Township Council some research highlights from the past 30 years of scientific study of the artesian flow systems of the area.

When: Wednesday June 12 at 10 am

Where: 450 Park St, Victoria Harbour

 

One Response to “Wednesday June 12: Dr. William Shotyk at Tay Township Council”

  1. Anna Romano says:

    Great work for the cleanest water on earth! Just be aware of contradictory scientific work as it relates to science re. Oil Sands Region of the Lower Athabasca River.

    In 2010, Schindler’s studies showed emissions from upgraders and mining are causing increasing levels of heavy metal pollution in the Athabasca watershed at a distance from the plants. Federal studies have since confirmed those findings.

    By contrast, Shotyk and his team found “no significant atmospheric contamination of heavy metals” with a study of moss samples rather than the snow melt used by Schindler.

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