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GLIN==> Ontario Environment Minister to speak to students at McMaster University about clean water initiatives



Submitted by Gail Krantzberg <krantz@mcmaster.ca>

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MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


ONTARIO ENVIRONMENT MINISTER TO SPEAK TO STUDENTS AT MCMASTER UNIVERSITY ABOUT CLEAN WATER INITIATIVES


HAMILTON, ON, March 15, 2006 . . . Clean drinking water, Great Lakes protection and the Government of Ontario's new policies and programs will be featured in an address by Laurel Broten, Minister of the Environment for Ontario, at McMaster University. The event is being sponsored by the Dofasco Centre for Engineering and Public Policy, and coincides with the United Nations' annual World Water Day, which was celebrated on March 22.

WHO: The Honourable Laurel Broten, Ontario Minister of the Environment
and McMaster University alumna
Peter George, President, McMaster University
Mo Elbestawi, Dean of Engineering, McMaster University
Gail Krantzberg, Director, Dofasco Centre for Engineering and Public Policy, McMaster University
DATE: March 24, 2006
TIME: 10:30 - 11:30 A.M.
WHERE: MDCL 1102


The Minister will be available immediately following the presentation to answer questions from the media.

The recently established Dofasco Centre for Engineering and Public Policy at McMaster University provides study at the graduate level to enhance students' understanding of the interface between engineering and public policy, and how public policy affects technological, social, economic and ecological systems leading to sustainability. (http://msep.mcmaster.ca)


Contacts:
Gene Nakonechny
Faculty of Engineering, McMaster University
905 525 9140 ext. 26781
genen@mcmaster.ca

Attachment: Environment Min Media Advisory-DRAFT.doc
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