Ontario Set To Protect Drinking Water

The Ontario government is set to release a discussion paper Thursday and launch public consultations to help it craft legislation to protect the province's drinking water.
February 13, 2004, 10am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The Ontario Government, in another move to focus on environmental and growth related issues, is to seek public input in the creation of 'Source Protection' legislation. This legislation will protect ground and surface water sources, like the Oak Ridges Moraine, and the Province's river system. This is another step towards implementing 'Smart Growth' principles, where future growth will not impact upon natural resources.

Thanks to Michael Sullivan

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Published on Thursday, February 12, 2004 in The National Post
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