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WARNING! CONTAMINATED FISH IN PORCUPINE LAKE

TIMMINS, ONTARIO – TUESDAY, NOV 3, 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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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...

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.

Northern College Partners to Take Action on Porcupine lake

TIMMINS ON: Northern College and the City of Timmins have met to create a new partnership with a dynamic community group, The Friends of the Porcupine River Watershed, to improve conditions in and around Porcupine Lake.
On October 22, 2020, the three partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding to move the partnership forward.

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