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Oct 20th, 2011
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By Mary Riley Kawartha Media Group Oct 20, 2011 LINDSAY — While the City of Kawartha Lakes may not be home to a lake as big as Lake Simcoe, the importance and challenges of maintaining such precious resources were highlighted at a special council meeting on Tuesday (Oct. 17). Read more ...
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Sep 1st, 2011
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‘Innovation’ could help solve Upper York Region’s future waste problems By Chris Simon Innisfil Scope August 31 2011 York Region is looking for ways to handle sewage from a growing population, and part of that solution may involve Lake Simcoe. Read more ...
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Jul 28th, 2011
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Phosphorus removal saves nunicipalities $300,000 a year - Ducks Unlimited studyDucks Unlimited news release - July 27 2011 Barrie – According to a new study by Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the University of Guelph, wetlands currently remove harmful phosphorus from Lake Simcoe and save local munic...
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Jun 23rd, 2011
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Phosphorous load, pharmaceuticals, Holland River among the concernFrom Campaign Lake Simcoe June 23 2011York Region has identified the “Lake Simcoe Innovative Alternative” as the tentatively recommended alternative for a sewage treatment to accommodate the nearly 100,000 new residents and 50,000 empl...
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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...