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Stewardship group worries over Vermilion River project Federal environmental assessment cancelled – CBC Radio 1

  Federal environmental assessment not required Residents are concerned that a hydro-electric project in Sudbury’s Vermillion River no longer needs a federal environmental review. The company behind the project says not to worry. Listen (runs 6:25) CBC Radio 1 – Morning North interview – 20 July 2012.

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Cliffs Chromite Project – Ferrochrome Production Facility

Vermilion River Stewardship has registered as a stakeholder in this proposal, as the Ferrechrome Production Facility would be located in the Vermilion River Watershed. Cliffs website indicates they are currently in the early planning stages for this Project and are undergoing a coordinated Environmental Assessment under the

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Motion by Township of Nairn and Hyman – Vermilion River Proposals

The Green Energy Act and Green Economy Act don’t allow municipalities to have a say in green energy proposals, however, the Township of Nairn and Hyman, through this Motion, are sending a strong message to the public, developers, and the government that these hydroelectric proposals carry with

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Water Quality Issues – Collaboration between NDCA & VRS – 2012

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VRS Submission to City of Sudbury Official Plan Review

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2012 – Federal Court Appeal Decision – Protection of Habitat under SARS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Appeal court decision affirms protection for killer whales — filed under: Killer Whales Environmental groups celebrate victory after federal government ordered to pay costs of failed appeal Feb 09, 2012 04:14 PM VANCOUVER – The federal Court of Appeal has upheld a precedent-setting ruling

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Natural Heritage of the Vermilion River, by Ruth Svensk

The First Nations people here called the River a name that means Whitefish River.  Depending on who pronounces it, the name sounds like “Atikamgzib” or “Dikmegzubi”.  The ‘zib’ or ‘zubi’ means “river”. (The Europeans misunderstood, and thought that Atikmazib was the little river that runs through Lake

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Blue Green Algae – Water Quality – VRS to NDCA

4 January 2012 Nickel District Conservation Authority 200 Brady Street, 1st Floor, Tom Davies Square Sudbury, ON P3E 5K3 Email: paul.sajatovic@sudbury.ca Attention: Paul Sajatovic, General Manager Dear Mr. Sajatovic: Re: Water Quality The Vermilion River Stewardship (VRS) is a Not-for-Profit organization, acting as a voice for the

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Blue Green Algae Concerns – Public Notification – SDHU response to Flowers

December 6,2011 Lesley Flowers Dear Ms. Flowers: Thank you for your letter of November 29,2011, expressing your concerns about how the Sudbury & District Health Unit handled the early October blue-green algae bloom in the vermillion River. comments from the public we serve are always welcomed. The

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Blue Green Algae Concerns – Public Notification – Flowers to SDHU

Lesley Flowers Dr. Penny Sutcliffe, Medical Officer of Health Sudbury and District Health Unit 1300 Paris St. Sudbury ON P3E 3A3 November 29, 2011 Dear Dr. Sutcliffe: I am writing to you regarding concerns over the handling of the Cyanobacteria (Blue-Green Algae) out break on the lower

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THANK YOU ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION, KGHM INTERNATIONAL & CONSERVATION SUDBURY FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!

The Lower Vermilion Source Water Quality Program is a 3 year study to characterize the lower Vermilion River to identify all negative inputs and outputs affecting water quality, and to ultimately recommend a course of action to protect and restore water quality on the Vermilion River system.