Governments Action to Protect the Great Lakes Basin from toxic chemicals failing

Posted by John Jackson and Anne Wordsworth on June 18, 2015 The Great Lakes are enjoying an anniversary of sorts. It’s been almost three years since Canada and the United States signed a revised Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement with the intention of…

Keeping Lake Erie Viable as a Source of Drinking Water

Posted by Anne Wordsworth, Research Associate on January 26, 2015 On the weekend of August 3, 2014, the people of Toledo woke up to find they couldn’t use their tap water. Ohio Governor, John Kasich, declared that Lake Erie was not fit to…

Letter to Toronto Works re: Proposed Changes to the Pollution Prevention (P2) Program 

Title: Letter to Toronto Works re: Proposed Changes to the Pollution Prevention (P2) Program  (Sewers By-law, Section 5, Municipal Code Chapter 681) – Creation of a Subject Pollutant Threshold Reporting List Resource Type: Letter Content: 1003CELAcommentSewersBylawChapter681amend # of Pages: 5…

Chemicals in Consumer Products are Draining Trouble into the Great Lakes Ecosystem GreenScreen® Assessment Shows Triclosan and Triclocarban Should be Avoided

Title: Chemicals in Consumer Products are Draining Trouble into the Great Lakes Ecosystem GreenScreen® Assessment Shows Triclosan and Triclocarban Should be Avoided Resource Type: Report Content: TC-TCC-CELA-997_0 # of Pages: 16 Date authored: July 2014 Publication number: 997 Author/s: Bev…

Antibacterial Chemicals – Triclosan and Triclocarban (backgrounder) Green Screen® Assessments Show Why They Should be Prohibited in Consumer Products

Title: Antibacterial Chemicals - Triclosan and Triclocarban (backgrounder) Green Screen® Assessments Show Why They Should be Prohibited in Consumer Products Content: TC-TCC-summary-of-997 # of Pages: 2 Date authored: July 2014 Author/s: Bev Thorpe, Fe de Leon, Kathleen Cooper Author Organization:…