Team Canada-Ontario released its draft action plan today to help reduce phosphorus in Lake Erie and combat harmful and nuisance algae blooms.
Its purpose is to share Canada and Ontario’s proposed actions, and invite Canadians, especially those living in the Great Lakes Basin, to contribute their comments, ideas and actions for inclusion in the action plan.
The draft action plan will be available for input until 09 May 2017.
- You can find it on the Government of Canada’s engagement platform: Let’s Talk Phosphorus Reduction in Lake Erie
- Ontario also has it posted on their Environmental Bill of Rights Registry.
- EBR Registry #: 012-876, Reducing Phosphorous to Minimize Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
For your information, Team Canada-Ontario consists of two federal and three provincial government agencies:
- Environment and Climate Change Canada
- Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
- Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
- Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
- Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry