The PFAS problem, the ‘Forever Chemicals’, is not on the public radar in Canada. But it should be. Research shows it’s raining ‘forever chemicals’ around the Great Lakes. And it’s not just the Great Lakes being impacted – it’s now a Canadian problem.
Is it because we don’t have a problem with these chemicals in Canada? The evidence shows otherwise. Blog posted by Beverley Thorpe.
NOT a solution to climate change - sign-ons to joint Statement on Small Modular Reactors still being accepted.
Book review by Rick Lindgren, Counsel, Canadian Environmental Law Association
Lead in Ontario’s drinking water is an ongoing and serious public health threat and a “drinking water health hazard” pursuant to the Safe Drinking Water Act (“SDWA”). There is no safe level of exposure to lead, specially for young children. The time has come to eliminate lead in drinking water as a public health harm once and for all, and to ensure that human health is protected. CELA strongly supports the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks’ commitment outlined in its two-year assessment of the Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan to update its current lead policies and to consult on further actions to reduce levels of lead in drinking water.
The Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network, Blue Fish Canada, and the Great Lakes Fish Health Network invite you to a binational webinar on the impacts of toxic substances on the health of fish