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Pollution Probe and Quest Canada Release Advancing Community Energy Planning Alignment & Implementation Framework

Pollution Probe and Quest Canada Release Advancing Community Energy Planning Alignment & Implementation Framework For Ontario In response to the global climate emergency, many Ontario communities are developing ambitious community energy plans or climate action plans.  These plans increasingly chart a long-term course towards net-zero emissions. To achieve this goal, communities are  envisioning unprecedented transformations …

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Pollution Probe Releases Report Mapping Phosphorus Flows in the Ontario Economy Report ​

Pollution Probe Releases Report Mapping Phosphorus Flows in the Ontario Economy Report Phosphorus (P) is a non-renewable and non-substitutable resource with a wide range of applications. At the same time, excessive P in the environment contributes to harmful algae blooms, which can have significant harmful effects on supporting ecosystems. In 2021, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) provided …

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Pollution Probe releases a new report on Opportunities for Accelerating School Bus Electrification in Ontario

Pollution Probe releases a new report on Opportunities for Accelerating School Bus Electrification in Ontario Pollution Probe, The Delphi Group and Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment (CPCHE), with the generous support of the Trottier Family Foundation, have released a white paper on opportunities for accelerating school bus electrification in Ontario. There is an …

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Pollution Probe To Complete Study Leading Up To 50th Anniversary of Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

Pollution Probe Completes Study in the Lead up to the 50th Anniversary of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement April 15, 2022, marks the 50th anniversary of Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement — a binational framework to coordinate efforts to manage and protect the Great Lakes, initially signed by Canada and the U.S. in 1972. …

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Natural Gas DSM Plan for Ontario Municipalities

Pollution Probe releases a new report on the Natural Gas DSM Plan for Ontario (2022-27) Pollution Probe developed this 5-page summary report based on the outcomes of our June 2021 workshop, “Gathering Feedback: Coordinating Municipal Responses to Enbridge’s Natural Gas DSM Plan for Ontario (2022-27).” As part of our work with The Atmospheric Fund (TAF), the …

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The Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup at WCEF 2021

Pollution Probe is pleased to announce the launch of its latest initiative to accelerate the deployment of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) in Canadian municipalities. The goals of the Municipal ZEV Engagement Platform are to engage municipal governments and their collaborators, socialize the range of solutions which are presented in internal and external resources, and establish an ongoing dialogue surrounding ZEVs.