Toronto AOC Study Now Available

9 Jan 2019 | Under Featured, News, Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments

Harbor cleanup drives Toronto’s waterfront revitalization ANN ARBOR, MI — After a long history of underuse and neglect, Toronto’s waterfront has emerged as a vibrant gathering space that draws people to the shores of Lake Ontario. Decades of cleanup efforts and collaborative planning are behind this turnaround, which has resulted in significant ecological and economic benefits, […]

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BUI Re-designation: Degradation of Aesthetics

17 Aug 2017 | Under News | Posted by | 0 Comments

The Toronto and Region Remedial Action Plan (RAP) recently completed the assessment of the Degradation of Aesthetics Beneficial Use Impairment for the Area of Concern and is now ready to start the process of changing the status from impaired to not impaired. Environmental Challenge: The presence of substances in AOC waters that produce a persistent […]

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2015 RAP Progress Report Released

30 Jan 2017 | Under News | Posted by | 0 Comments
Within Reach

Key Progress from 2008 to 2015: Beach closings have declined thanks to a substantial reduction in E. coli loadings to the waterfront. Eight of Toronto’s 11 waterfront beaches are now Blue Flag beaches. Levels of contaminants in fish continue to decline and there are no longer restrictions on consumption for many resident fish. Creation and […]

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