12 Jul '12, 1am

Science Matters: Lakes research shutdown doesn't make sense - We can't live without clean water. Canada is blessed w...

The federal government announced it will close the unique facility in 2013 . It's an odd decision, especially considering that it costs just $2-million a year to operate — one-tenth the cost of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's security detail and about the same amount the government spent during the 2010 G20 Summit in Toronto to build a tourism pavilion with a fake lake. To make matters worse, it will cost taxpayers $50 million to shut the ELA down! In an open letter to government , senior scientists point out that "research conducted at the ELA has been instrumental in the development of environmental policy and legislation both nationally and internationally." They also note that "ELA scientists have been recipients of numerous prestigious national and international awards, and the scientific output from ELA has been impressive — more than 1,000 scientific articles, gradu...

Full article: http://www.davidsuzuki.org/blogs/science-matters/2012/07/...

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