Great Lakes Protection Act

CELA, along with of an alliance of environmental groups celebrated the Ontario government’s passage in 2015 of the Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015 which addresses some of the biggest problems facing the Great Lakes such as water pollution, wetland loss, and algal blooms. The new law will allow the government to set science-based targets to address the most severe threats to the Great Lakes and empower local groups to develop solutions to protect their community’s water.

Media Releases

Can Words Protect Lakes?
Environmental groups celebrate the Passage of the Great Lakes Protection Act
Re-introduction of the Great Lakes Protection Act Wins Praise from Environmental Groups
Groups applaud reintroduction of Great Lakes Protection Act: urge all parties to support a strong law to protect the lakes
Proposed Great Lakes Protection Act Wins Praise from Environmental Groups: Environmental groups ready to work with all parties to protect the lakes
Environmentalists Call on All Parties to Help Clean Up the Great Lakes

Publications and Joint Statements