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Quebec opposition denounces fracking legislation
The Globe and Mail (5/15)
Quebec government legislation imposing a moratorium on shale gas drilling and fracturing in the Lowlands of the St. Lawrence River was denounced by the opposition, but received mixed reviews from the industry and environmentalists alike. The moratorium could last five years until a law establishing new rules for hydrocarbon and exploration is adopted.
Normandale salmon hatchery reopens after renovation
The Toronto Star (5/15)
Ontario’s oldest fish hotel just got a makeover. And with the new digs the plan is to continue reintroducing Atlantic salmon into Lake Ontario at record numbers almost a century after they disappeared.
Windstream seeks arbitration in $475 million NAFTA claim
The Toronto Star (2/28)
The owners of a stalled off-shore wind power project in Lake Ontario have filed for arbitration of their $475 million claim under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
State of Lake Ontario meetings scheduled
Auburn Citizen (2/28)
Biologists with federal and state agencies, along with Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources biologists will be on hand for presentations at upcoming State of Lake Ontario meetings in New York.
Low water levels top of mind for council
Midland Mirror (2/25)
The Penetanguishene council, Ont., endorsed a motion last week calling for action by the Canadian and United States governments regarding falling water levels on the Great Lakes.
Mayors express concern to Obama, Harper over Great Lakes water levels
Michigan Radio (2/20)
Nearly 100 mayors of cities located near the Great Lakes are urging President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to help fight historically low water levels in the lakes.
Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario
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