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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

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Apr 21st, 2011
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Province wants region to use local lake to service future growth By Amanda Persico yorkregion.com Apr 21, 2011 he province is forcing York Region to turn Lake Simcoe into a water treatment centre to accommodate massive growth and servicing in northern York Region over the next 20 years. The region ac...
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Mar 13th, 2011
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But Innisfil Creek is in need of help  By Laurie Watt Simcoe.com March 11 2011 INNISFIL – Lake Simcoe’s getting healthier – but Innisfil Creek continues to be one of the worst creeks in the Nottawasaga River watershed.  Updating Innisfil council on their 2011 levy requests, both the Lake Simcoe...
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Feb 2nd, 2011
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By SARA ROSS The Packet & Times January 28, 2011.Work done to Lake Simcoe in the past year has created a firm foundation for future progress in improving the lake's health, says Kate Jordan,spokesperson for the Ministry of the Environment.The first annual Lake Simcoe report was released by the Minist...
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Jan 29th, 2011
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By SARA ROSS, QMI AGENCY January 29 2011Work done to Lake Simcoe in the past year has created a firm foundation for future progress in improving the lake’s health, says Kate Jordan, spokesperson for the Ministry of the Environment.The first annual Lake Simcoe report was released by the Ministry...
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Dec 30th, 2010
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Newly Appointed Directors Asked to Re-Examine Decision News release from Environmental Defence December 22 2010 TORONTO, ON – By an 11-2 margin, the outgoing directors of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) voted to approve Geranium Corporation’s massive 30-acre excavation of the La...
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Dec 22nd, 2010
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Brief to Innisfil Council December 10 2010Prepared for Environmental Defence and the Innisfil District AssociationIssue #1: Town of Innisfil and Conservation Authority Approval of Breakwaters and RevetmentsConstructing the proposed breakwaters involves the deposit of a very large amount of rock (from...
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Jun 27th, 2010
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From the SCOOP on Lake Simcoe June 10 2010 — The Province’s Lake Simcoe Science Committee recently released the Lake Simcoe Water Quality Update. Below are highlights of the report’s summary, followed by our thoughts about what direction we can take from this report:OXYGEN – Lake Simcoe’s...
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Feb 18th, 2010
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The Ontario government invites you to attend a public information session to learn about the implementation of the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan. There will be information on the following initiatives: A Draft Phosphorus Reduction Strategy to reduce Phosphorus loadings in Lake Simcoe through a holistic...
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Dec 14th, 2009
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By Katharine ParsonsIt looks like Canada is being called the “Dirty Old Man” of climate change.  On December 17th , the day before COP15, I am going before the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Board with Debbie Schaefer of Concerned citizens of King to try to talk them into not allowing the ...