Draft Binational Strategies for Chemicals of Mutual Concern Available for Public Review

July 11th, 2017

The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement commits Canada and the United States to prepare and issue Binational Strategies to reduce the release and impact of Chemicals of Mutual Concern (CMC). The draft strategies for Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) are now available for public review on binational.net. * DRAFT Binational Strategy for PCB Risk […]

Detroit River Family Fishing Day

July 11th, 2017

In partnership with Caesars Windsor Cares, the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup (DRCC) hosted a free Family Fishing Day at Assumption Park in Windsor on July 8, 2017. This inaugural event took place during Ontario Family Fishing Event week when residents can fish in Ontario waters without the mandatory license. With the help of volunteers and […]

Low Impact Development Stormwater Management Guidance Manual

July 6th, 2017

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (“ministry”) is seeking public input on two consultants’ reports; a jurisdictional scan of international stormwater management requirements for controlling rainwater volumes, and potential runoff targets. The ultimate goal of stormwater management is to maintain the health of streams, lakes and aquatic life. To achieve this goal, […]

Detroit River Evening 2017

June 23rd, 2017

On June 21st, the DRCC hosted the 7th annual Detroit River Evening with Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change and other DRCC partners at the Windsor Yacht Club. The event started with the screening of the short Canada150 video ‘Eau Canada,’ developed by Canadian Heritage Rivers and singing […]

Eco Adventure to Peche Island

June 22nd, 2017

DRCC partners went on an Eco Adventure hosted by Windsor Adventure Inc. to Peche Island on June 21 2017. The group included representatives from the DRCC, Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Friends of the Detroit River, DRCC PAC, Essex Region Conservation Authority, and individuals who are actively involved in […]

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