Thunder Bay PAC Meeting – April 17 (ATAC 3004)
Posted on: April 1, 2019
The central portion of Thunder Bay Harbour at the former Northern Wood Preservers site (iron ore dock foreground) prior to a remediation project to address harbour creosote. The project was completed in 2003 with support from the Remedial Action Plan.

The Public Advisory Committee (PAC) to the Thunder Bay Remedial Action Plan (RAP) held a meeting on April 17th, 2019 in the ATAC Building (Room 3004) at Lakehead University.

Meeting Topics:

  • Degradation of Fish Habitat
  • Beach Advisories (swimming advisories due to high bacteria counts)
  • Thunder Bay North Harbour contamination

A detailed agenda for the meeting as well as the minutes of the previous meeting can be found below.


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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