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Thursday, January 05, 2006
Canadian eco-orgs fight to keep Lake Ontario beaches clean
"Two environmental organizations hope an Environment Ministry review nearing completion will recommend that Hamilton and three other Ontario cities be forced to make their beaches safe for swimming. Both the Canadian Environmental Law Association and the Lake Ontario Waterkeepers want the ministry to require Hamilton, St. Catharines, Toronto and Kingston to ensure beaches affected by combined sewer overflows be open for swimming 95 per cent of the time."