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May 15, 2018

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Cargill grain elevator

Thunder Bay PAC Meeting June 6th

Loading grain at Cargill elevator, lower Kaministiquia River, Thunder Bay, Ontario. (Photo: J. Bailey/infosuperior.com) The Public Advisory Committee (PAC) to the Thunder Bay Remedial Action Plan (RAP) will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. on June 6th in Room 3004 of the ATAC Building at Lakehead University. Evening parking at Lakehead University is free of charge and available right …

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Mountain Bay Map

Nipigon Bay Coastal Cleanup - June 10th

(View a larger size version of the above map. Join Parks Canada for the Coastal Clean-up on Saturday, June 10th!   From 12 noon-4 pm on June 10th, Parks Canada will be conducting a shoreline clean-up at Mountain Bay. The clean-up is part of Ocean Conservancy efforts. The Parks Canada event will be focused on the shores of the Lake …

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Prevention Key to Reducing Great Lakes Plastic Pollution

Plastic on the Great Lakes Shoreline. Photo Credit: NOAA. A Brief History on Our Understanding of Plastic Pollution Beach cleanups, like the June 10th event being hosted by Parks Canada on Nipigon Bay, are only part of the picture. Preventing plastic pollution before it even gets to our lakes, rivers and waterways is critical, if we eventually hope to eradicate …

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Thunder Bay Climate Change Website Inspires Local Action and Dialogue

Get in the know with Climate Change TBay Climatechangetbay.com, launched by Earth Care Thunder Bay, is your one stop shop for Climate change info in the Thunder Bay region. The website covers ways to educate yourself, take action and communicate about climate change. Climate change can be a polarizing topic but Earth Care Thunder Bay hopes to make it easier …

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Superior Refinery Explosion: Oil and Water Don't Mix

A Huge cloud of smoke rises from the Superior, WI oil refinery owned by Canadian company Husky Energy. Image courtesy of Refinery Explosion Update An explosion at a Wisconsin refinery, owned by Husky Energy, on Thursday, April 26, lead to fairly extensive evacuations of the surrounding area due to a large smoke plume containing potentially harmful chemicals and particulate matter. …

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Saving Stannard Rock

Stannard Rock Lighthouse illustration from the Annual Report of the U.S. Light-House Board, 1882, frontispiece. Frederick Gutekunst - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ppmsca.09353. The Stannard Rock Lighthouse was first lit up on July 4, 1882. Nearly 40km (25 miles) from the nearest land, this offshore Lighthouse …

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