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Thunder Bay PAC Meeting – June 19 (ATAC 3004)

A Google Earth Image of the northern portion of Thunder Bay Harbour with Boulevard Lake top left and the harbour breakwall lower right. The June 19th meeting will focus on an overview of the contamination in North Harbour, work completed toward cleanup, and planned efforts to move forward with the project.

The Public Advisory Committee (PAC) to the Thunder Bay Remedial Action Plan (RAP) will hold its next meeting on June 19th, 2019 at 7pm in the ATAC Building (Room 3004) at Lakehead University.

The focus of the meeting will be on the Thunder Bay North Harbour. The North Harbour Working Group will be presenting information from their completed engineering studies. 

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

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.

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.


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Thunder Bay PAC Meeting – April 17 (ATAC 3004)

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.

PRESENTATIONS

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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Letter to Editor re Harbour Mercury Contamination

Join us to discuss on March 23rd at Lakehead University, ATAC 3004 – 7-9pm. Event is free!

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The above letter regarding lack of cleanup action for mercury contamination in Thunder Bay Harbour appeared in the March 19th Letters to the Editor section of Thunder Bay’s Chronicle-Journal daily newspaper. The letter is from the Public Advisory committee to the Thunder Bay Remedial Action Plan and is signed by committee co-chairs Jean Hall-Armstrong and Frank Edgson. An introduction to the letter notes the letter had already been sent to:

  • Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada: Hon. Catherine McKenna
  • Minister of Transport: Hon. Marc Garneau
  • Minister of Environment and Climate Change Ontario: Glen R. Murray
  • Thunder Bay Superior-North MP: Patti Hajdu
  • Thunder Bay – Rainy River MP: Don Rusnak
  • Thunder Bay Superior-North MPP: Hon. Michael Gravelle
  • Thunder Bay-Atikokan MPP: Hon. Bill Mauro
  • Thunder Bay Port Authority: CEO Tim Heney, Director of Engineering & Habour Master Guy Jarvis