The Public Advisory Committee (PAC) to the Thunder Bay Remedial Action Plan (RAP) will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. on November 7th in Room 3004 of the ATAC Building at Lakehead University. Evening parking at Lakehead University is free of charge and available right beside the ATAC building.
“Beach advisories” (swimming advisories) will be the main focus of the meeting, especially in light of new less restrictive Ontario recreational water quality guidelines. The Thunder Bay District Health Unit will be in attendance to present water quality data for Thunder Bay beaches.. The detailed meeting agenda will be posted as soon as it is finalized:
- Previous Meeting Minutes (Sept. 12, 2018)
- Map of Lakehead University showing ATAC Building (AT).
- Current RAP Delisting Criteria for Beach Advisories
- January, 2018 – Approaches for Recreational Water Guideline – Ontario
Remedial Action Plans work to address environmental, chemical, physical, and biological degradation resulting in pollution and adverse impacts to natural habitats in Areas of Concern on the Great Lakes. They are supported by Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, and Lakehead University.
The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. There is no charge. Observers do not participate in committee decisions but may be allowed to address the meeting at the discretion of the chair.
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