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Etobicoke-Lakeshore Air Quality Study Staff Report to be presented March 3

Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:08 PM
Subject: Staff Report on Etobicoke-Lakeshore Local Air Quality Study

Dear Residents,

airqualityThank you for attending the Etobicoke-Lakeshore Local Air Quality Open House on January 15, 2014. I would like to inform you that on March 3, 2014, the Environment and Energy Division will be presenting its Staff Report to the Parks and Environment Committee detailing the results of a local air quality study conducted in the Etobicoke-Lakeshore (Wards 5 and 6).   The meeting agenda and the item (PE26.2) can be viewed at http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/decisionBodyProfile.do?function=doPrepare&decisionBodyId=368#Meeting-2014.PE26.

If you would like to submit comments or make a deputation at the March 3rd meeting, please contact the secretariat for the Parks and Environment Committee, Candy Davidovits, at pec@toronto.ca or 416-338-5089. For more information, please visit http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/tmmis/have-your-say.htm.

A summary of the key findings of the Etobicoke-Lakeshore study can be found at: http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=fcb8d117c75b3410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD along with detailed display boards and maps of the concentrations of all 30 pollutants of concern.

The Environment and Energy Division is also in the process of hiring Community Facilitators who will begin action-oriented work on pollution prevention activities in Wards 5 and 6 as well as other wards in 2014.

Please see the below contact list if you would like further information on this study and its outcomes. For more specific details, the following staff can be contacted at any residents’ convenience:

Regards,

Ernestine Man
Senior Environmental Planner
Environment & Energy Division
City of Toronto
2nd Floor, Metro Hall
55 John St.
Toronto, ON M5V 3C6
www.livegreentoronto.ca

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