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Niagara River Remedial Action Plan Stage 2 Update Report

Niagara River Remedial Action Plan Stage 2 Update Report

Table 6: Summary of

Table 6: Summary of Theme Categories, Recommendations and Implementation Activities Recommended Theme Categories (Implementation Annex) Water Quality - Municipal Water Quality – Rural Sediment Quality Biota/Habitat/Land Use Recommendations (Stage 2 report) 1. The Niagara River RAP become involved in Infrastructure Needs Studies. 2. Enforce the Regional Sewer Use By-Law (By-Law #3308). 3. The Region of Niagara continue to work towards implementing a water pollution control plant optimization program for all its plants. 4. Enforce the MISA Municipal Program for Municipal Sewage Treatment Plants upon the promulgation of the MISA Municipal Regulation. 5. Landfills continue to be monitored regularly, as determined by monitoring. 6. Prepare and Implement a rural non-point source (NPS) pollution remediation strategy. 7. Farmers in the Niagara River AOC be encouraged to follow sound farming practices such as recommended in the Environmental Farm Plan program. 8. Additional funding per farm business be given to the Environmental Farm Plan Incentive Program operating in the Niagara River AOC. Implementation Activity (Implementation Annex) A. Request that the Niagara Region provide an annual report of Wastewater Plant Monitoring, Pollution Control Plant Optimization and Water and Wastewater Projects completed in the Niagara River AOC. B. Liaison with the MOE to inform RAP partners and the public about regulatory monitoring efforts of Canadian point sources of persistent toxics. C. Encourage industry, business and local government participation in the Pollution Prevention Pledge and Accelerated Reduction and Elimination of Toxics programs. D. Liaison with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority Welland River Watershed Strategy activities and encourage the implementation of these strategies to all inland tributaries of the Niagara River Area of Concern. E. Produce an annual progress report summarizing progress toward meeting the Action specified in the Welland River Watershed Strategy. 9. The lower Welland River (downstream of the Welland airport) be the priority focus of any sediment assessment. F. Liaison with the Niagara District 10. Potentially contaminated locations be prioritized for review, assessment and remediation. 11. Test potentially contaminated sediment sites to confirm the absence / presence of contamination. 12. Prepare a natural heritage strategy for the Niagara River AOC. 13. The PAC will critically review government review processes to ensure that they embody the principles and objectives of the Niagara River RAP. 14. A regulation requiring treatment or exchange (or some other technique) to ensure that ballast water cannot be a way for the introduction of exotic species into the Niagara River AOC be enacted. 15. Continue to protect habitat on both sides of the river as one ecosystem. 16. Municipal planning documents incorporate ecologically based policies and design criteria. MOE to Review Contaminated Sediment data and to Develop Appropriate Action Plans G. Liaison with the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC), Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) and other stakeholders to pursue the objectives of the Niagara River RAP. H. Produce an annual progress report summarizing progress toward identifying and improving habitat features along the Niagara River. 14

Niagara river remedial action plan stage 2 update Human Health Surveillance and Monitoring Outreach and Education General 17. Develop a Niagara River Fish Consumption Advisory. 18. Conduct research to determine if consumption of water based wildlife is harmful to human health. 19. Continue monitoring municipal point sources (e.g., sewage treatment plants) including but not restricted to NRTMP point source monitoring parameters. 20. Continue monitoring industrial point sources and publish results. 21. Develop and implement a Welland River and (Niagara River) Tributaries Monitoring Program. 22. Taste and odour program (results) be monitored (drinking water). 23. Continue all monitoring programs for drinking water. 24. Support and encourage participation in Canadian Wildlife Services’ community based wildlife monitoring programs. 25. Implement a resident attitude monitoring program. 26. Public education programs continue and new ones be developed as required. 27. Professional education programs continue and new ones be developed as required. 28. Provincial and federal governments develop an integrated ecosystem approach to management for its agencies. 29. Provincial and federal governments establish specific government funding programs for RAP Implementation. 30. The Niagara River RAP endorse and encourage the process of multi-sectoral liaison committees as the vehicle to facilitate the satisfactory remediation of water quality in the Niagara River AOC. 31. Establish a Geographic Information Systems repository for the Niagara River AOC. 32. Establish an International RAP. 33. Secure recognition of the remedial action plan as having fulfilled some of the requirements of the environmental assessment process. 34. Develop model “terms of reference” for remediation projects by community liaison committees. 35. The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources develop an ‘Introduction of Exotics’ supplement to the Project Wild, Fishways and Focus on Forests programs. 36. Initiate the Niagara River RAP Implementation Structure. 37. Boat owners retain and dispose of grey water at marinas. I. Produce an annual persistent toxic load progress report summarizing data provided by RAP partners. J. Co-ordinate and integrate public education and communication efforts with the Niagara River Toxics Management Plan (NRTMP). K. Produce an annual progress report summarizing progress toward meeting the Action specified in the Welland River Watershed Strategy. L. Liaison with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority Welland River Watershed Strategy activities. M. Liaison and partnership with community groups. Building on existing strengths and formulating partnerships between government and non-profit organizations is the key objective of the Implementation Annex. Opportunities to form partnerships and task forces targeted toward developing specific action plans will be identified and pursued. Within these partnerships, the Niagara River RAP will strive to develop model “terms of reference” for projects completed by community liaison committees and sub-watershed strategies. 15

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