Media Release: Media Advisory – Concerns Over Proposed Location for Hazardous Waste Plant to be Presented to Metro Vancouver Climate Action Committee on March 26, 2015

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For Immediate Release

March 24, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY

Concerns Over Proposed Location for Hazardous Waste Plant to be Presented to Metro Vancouver Climate Action Committee on March 26, 2015

Burnaby, BC – On Thursday March 26th , representatives of the Protect the Fraser Coalition will be presenting their concerns about the threats posed to downstream communities should the Aevitas hazardous waste facility be built on the banks of the Fraser River in Chilliwack. The presentation will be made to the Metro Vancouver Climate Action Committee whose mandate includes environmental planning.

Representing the Coalition will be renowned river advocate and Rivers Chair of the Outdoor Recreation Council, Mark Angelo and Lina Azeez, engagement coordinator with Watershed Watch Salmon Society.

Angelo and Azeez will present an update of events to the Committee and seek their support and advice as they work to relocate the proposed facility away from the banks of the Fraser River.

The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to attend.

Location: 2nd Floor Boardroom, 4330 Kingsway
Date: March 26th, 2015
Time: 1:00pm

Contact: Lina Azeez, Watershed Watch Salmon Society
Cell number: 604-537-2341
Email: lina@watershedwatch.ca

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