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Riverkeeper Blog: World Water Day 2017

Riverkeeper Meredith Brown talks about her trip to the Barriere Lake First Nations Reserve on March 22, 2017.

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Organizing Your Own Shoreline Clean Up

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Ottawa Riverkeeper studies plans for permanent disposal of radioactive waste beside the Ottawa River

For 90 years there has been nuclear activity on the shores of the Ottawa River, with no solutions in place for permanently safeguarding the radioactive waste that is continuously generated at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) in Chalk River, Ontario. That may soon change. Ottawa Riverkeeper has received intervenor funding to take part in the federal environmental assessment related to CNL’s proposal to create a permanent “Near Surface Disposal Facility” for nuclear waste on crown land, near the small town of Chalk River.

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Regulating Triclosan in Canada

Since 2014, Ottawa Riverkeeper has been working to have triclosan banned from Canadian products. Triclosan is used as an antimicrobial agent in a wide variety of consumer products in Canada

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LOW Recommendations for the Navigation Protection Act

In November, our friends at Lake Ontario Waterkeeper submitted a letter to the government with five suggestions for improving the Navigation Protection Act. Take a look at them here!

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