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Biomonitoring Study of Lyons Creek East (2002-2003)

A joint study was undertaken by Environment and Climate Change Canada, and the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks to address and document the sediment and water quality in Lyons Creek East.

The study was undertaken in 2 parks; 1. a screening survey to identify areas with elevated PCBs, and 2. a survey that included sediment cores, caged mussels, and fish collections to understand…

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Lyons Creek East (Niagara River, Ontario) Area of Concern: benthic conditions in 2015 and temporal trends from 2002 to 2015

Report on the results of sediment chemistry, benthic community structure, bioaccumulation in native invertebrates, and sediment toxicity from fall 2015 sampling at Lyons Creek East and three nearby reference sites. Analysis also includes trends from 2002-2015. Prepared by Danielle Milani and Lee Grapentine, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Water Science and Technology Directorate, March 2017

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Niagara River AOC Contaminated Sediment Study Phase 1&2

A review of sediment conditions in 12 sites within the Niagara River Area of Concern (watershed) was undertaken as a move towards de-listing the area. The focus of the study was to determine whether additional investigation was needed at any of the sites with a view towards identifying those areas where remediation may be required. Author: Golder Associates

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About Us

Efforts from many key partners in the RAP Team continue to help complete priority actions for the restoration, protection, and enhancement of the Niagara River ecosystem. This initiative is made possible through the financial support of the Government of Canada and Ontario, in partnership with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority.

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