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Sewer capacity would support new apartments on Crawford, council assured

Concern about the potential impact on the sewer system was initially raised during an earlier meeting when council approved a rezoning application for a development proposed at 185 Crawford St. in South Porcupine. ANDREW AUTIO/The Daily Press jpg, TDDiscussion...

Ontario ignoring public’s rights to environmental consultation, public info: audit

18:40 Nov 22, 2021 BCI 24 News Network TORONTO — The Ontario government is ignoring the public’s right to consultation on environmentally significant decisions as it allows companies off the hook for pollution costs and harm to at-risk species, according to a new set...

Caught on camera: Trio dumps trash bags on side of road in Essa Township

    BARRIE | News Rob CooperCTV News Barrie Videographer @robcooperctv Contact Published Tuesday, May 25, 2021 5:02PM EDT ESSA TOWNSHIP, ONT. -- One week after a slew of trash bags were left dumped on the side of a road in Oro-Medonte, a group of men were...

A new way to splash in South Porcupine

Bob McIntyre, staff Thursday, May. 20th, 2021 Photos by: Mark Rogers, Near North Video Productions The splash pad at White Waterfront Conservation Area in South Porcupine is being ripped out. The good news is that it’s being replaced by one that’s bigger and better....

ATLAS OF THE BREEDING BIRDS OF ONTARIO

CTV NEWS - Timmins Area woman Roxane Filion is taking part in the third annual breeding Bird Atlas which gathers data on various species. View the CTV special report

City approves upgrades to splash pad at Porcupine Lake

Thomas Perry Publishing date: Apr 07, 2021 City council has approved a contract with Elmvale-based Diamond Head Sprinklers for upgrades to the White Water Park splash pad in South Porcupine.The work, given the green light during Tuesday night’s meeting, will cost the...

Canada is drowning in plastic waste — and recycling won’t save us

For the first 50 years after plastic was invented, the idea of only using the long-lasting material once was blasphemous, an affront to values of frugality honed over years of war and economic strife. Then, in the late 1950s, the plastics industry launched a massive...

To pave way for wetland development, Ford government retroactively changing law

Move would nullify clause in Ontario's Planning Act limiting scope of ministerial zoning orders Mike Crawley · CBC News · Posted: Mar 05, 2021 6:00 AM ET | Last Updated: March 5, 2021 A ministerial zoning order issued by the Ford government would allow the Triple...

Calling all anglers!

Do your part to stop the spread of invasive species by learning more about the bait you can use in Ontario. Remember to: • use local bait: collect or purchase your bait as close as possible to where you plan to fish • know your fishing hole: you can’t use bait in some...

Road Salt: Researchers look at vegetables and juices for alternatives to salt

      By: Kathy Johnson Salt-speckled sidewalks, driveways and highways are synonymous with winter in the Great Lakes region. But while road salt is highly effective at deicing surfaces, the safety that salt provides for humans places a heavy burden on...

CRAWFORD NICKEL SULPHIDE PROJECT

Presentation and engagement activities.
FPRW Meeting Report

 

CRAWFORD PROJECT

Delivering the Next Generation of Nickel Sulphide Projects

September 2021

Water level data on Porcupine Lake

Real-Time Hydrometric Data Graph for PORCUPINE LAKE NEAR PORCUPINE (04MD005) [ON]

by Andrew Warren

Final amended Director’s Order

815 Gervais St. N. Sewage collection system for the community of Porcupine & South Porcupine as associated with the Whitney-Tisdale Sewage Treatment Plant Timmins, District of Cochrane

COMPLETION DATE EXTENSION

FPRW has exciting project for the nature enthusiasts in our area!

The FPRW just created an iNaturalist project! We invite you to explore, discover and record all the wonderful living species that you find in the Porcupine River Watershed area.

LET'S EXPLORE

PORCUPINE LAKE & RIVER STUDY JANUARY 1978

This report contains results of thr following studies:

  • hydrology and hydraulics of the Porcupine Lake and Porcupine River downstream from the lake
  • annual flooding of areas around the lake and low-level conditions during the summer months
  • water quality and weed growth in the lake and the extent to which these factors relate to water level fluctuations.

Remedial action plans 1/2 & PLC

  • Remedial Action Plan #1
  • Remedial Action plan #2
  • Porcupine Watershed Public Liaison Committee (PLC) info

Water management: policies, guidelines, provincial water quality objectives

This 1994 publication contains the Ministry of the Environment and Energy policies and guidelines for the management of the province’s water resources. It gives direction on how to manage the quality and quantity of both surface and ground waters.

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Environmental Language glossary

An alphabetical list of terms or words found in or relating to a specific subject, text, or dialect, with explanations; a brief dictionary.

WARNING! CONTAMINATED FISH IN PORCUPINE LAKE

2020 – After receiving the results of a recent fish sampling study (Updated fish contaminant levels and consumption advisories for Porcupine Lake) done in June 2019 by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) at Porcupine Lake in Whitney Township, the Porcupine Health Unit has reviewed the data in consultation with experts at Public Health Ontario regarding public health recommendations. PHU MEDIA RELEASE – EN/FR Officials in the Timmins Area are alerting people about increased contamination of fish in Porcupine Lake.


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