Regional Council received a presentation from Deborah Martin-Downs, Director, Ecology, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and Rae Horst, Chief Administrative Officer, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) on Actions Taken to Address Climate Change from 2007 – 2010 and to advise members how monies received for climate change initiatives have been spent.
Plans for future work and investments were also presented and include developing a rapid assessment model for evaluating downstream contamination risks and for assisting first responders in dealing with spills. CVC is also collaborating with Peel in the documentation of hazardous materials transported by road, rail and pipeline across the Region. Community-based programs for schools and youth were initiated including “Save theLeopard Frog” campaign.
For more information regarding Climate Change please visit http://www.peelregion.ca/planning/climatechange/