The topic on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Pakin this THURSDAY will be Great Lakes water levels with a panel discussion that includes Paul Cowley (President of FoTTSA), an environmental lawyer, Mary Muter (Chair of the Sierra Club Great Lakes Section) and Gail Krantzberg, a NOAA climatologist. It will be filmed late Thursday afternoon and airs at 8pm and 11pm on the same day. You can also watch it on the internet.
> For more details on this critical topic please visit http://restoreourwater.com/ - taken from an email from John Moretto from the Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations.
Groups applaud reintroduction of Great Lakes Protection Act: urge all parties to support a strong law to protect the lakesSubmitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2013-02-26 12:36
Toronto, ON -- The Great Lakes Protection Act Alliance - representing six environmental groups - is delighted that Ontario Minister of the Environment Jim Bradley re-introduced the Great Lakes Protection Act today as the new government’s first legislative agenda item.
“We’re thrilled that the Great Lakes are a priority for the government,” said Sarah Winterton, Acting Executive Director, Environmental Defence. “Improving protection for the source of drinking water for 80 per cent of Ontarians and protecting our shorelines and beaches is the right thing to do, and we urge all parties to work together to pass a strong Act.”
The bill was first introduced June 6, 2012, but died on the order table when the legislature was prorogued. Next, the bill will be debated, and amendments considered by an all-party committee.... Read more »
Radio interview with Great Lakes Section Chair Mary Muter includes radio call in and discussion of multiple issues related to the Great Lakes: i.e. water levels management, the Asian Carp threat and the late 2012 fish kills in Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron (QMI Agency file photo)... Read more »
For those seeking information on Georgian Bay water levels, there are 3 slideshow presentations attached below.
There are also a series of videos you can watch on the CTV News Barrie website: