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Nipigon Bay cleanup complete, says Environment Canada, but where’s the promised sewage treatment plant?
TVOntario (9/30)
Environment and Climate Change Canada has reported that it has completed "all required actions" for the cleanup in Lake Superior's Nipigon Bay — the only Canadian Area of Concern mentioned as having all remediation work complete. But locals tell a different story.

COMMENTARY: Americans keep going on Great Lakes wind power while Ontario stalls
Ottawa Citizen (9/14)
Canada is officially worried about offshore wind power stirring up sediments and contaminating our drinking water. The United States is evidently not so concerned.

Group opposing turbines appeals to federal environment minister
Kingston Whig-Standard (9/12)
The group fighting a proposed wind energy project on Amherst Island in Ontario has appealed to the federal environment minister to intervene in the case.

$1.5M investment in national park announced
Orillia Packet and Times (9/1)
In Ontario, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change announced an infrastructure investment of $1.5 million in Georgian Bay Islands National Park.

Alice's wander land may become a nature trail
The Kingston Whig-Standard (8/28)
Conservationists have proposed a connection between parks in Ontario and New York that would be both a physical and symbolic joining of the two countries, and a moose named Alice has gotten the wheels in motion.

Long-term growth strategy for Seaway system could include longer shipping season
Watertown Daily Times (8/17)
A $3.8 billion strategy to double maritime trade on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system over the next 10 years includes a proposal to lengthen the shipping season, a situation Save the River will monitor closely.

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