24 Dec '11, 3pm

#Government #Canada #Invest #Great #Lakes #water #Cleanup #Environment #Minister #Kent #Sustainability #Fund #resource

Government of Canada Invests in Great Lakes Clean-up BURLINGTON, Ont. -- March 7, 2011 -- Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent today highlighted the Government of Canada's efforts to help clean-up the Great Lakes as part of Canada's Great Lakes Action Plan. In total, the Government is contributing $2,899,500 from its Great Lakes Sustainability Fund to support 43 projects to advance remediation and clean up of Canadian Great Lakes Areas of Concern. "The Great Lakes are the largest system of fresh surface water on earth and a crucial resource to Canadians," said Minister Kent. "With this investment, the Government of Canada is working in partnership with communities and other levels of government to protect and restore water quality in the Great Lakes." "The Great Lakes Sustainability Fund is a concrete example of the real action taking place to support initiatives and p...

Full article: http://www.ec.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=714D9AAE-1&news...

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