Standing on Guard for Thee: Environmental Advocacy and Public Policy Work Has Reaped Many Benefits for Canadians. Here Are Just a Few Examples
The End of Acid Rain
The Canadian Coalition on Acid Rain began as a 12-member charitable group in 1981 and grew to become Canada's largest environmental organization with 58 organizational members and offices in both Toronto and Washington. Its relentless efforts to educate, mobilize citizens and lobby both governments led to the passage of amendments to the U.S. Clean Air Act in 1990, thereby restricting acid rain-causing emissions and improving public health. A large body of research links reduced emissions to decreased mortality, hospital admissions, and emergency room visits.
Unprecedented Green Space Protection
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Publication information: Article title: Standing on Guard for Thee: Environmental Advocacy and Public Policy Work Has Reaped Many Benefits for Canadians. Here Are Just a Few Examples. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Alternatives Journal. Volume: 38. Issue: 5 Publication date: September-October 2012. Page number: 9. © 1998 Alternatives, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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