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Level plan a mistake, lakes commission - Local - Level plan a mistake, lakes commission told Critics say Hamilton Harbour cleanup at risk

Eric McGuinness, The Hamilton Spectator
JORDAN HARBOUR (Jun 10, 2008) The International Joint Commission (IJC) was told last night that its proposed new plan for regulating the level of Lake Ontario jeopardizes the cleanup of Hamilton Harbour and efforts to remove it from the list of Great Lakes pollution hot spots by 2015.John Hall, co-ordinator of the harbour Remedial Action Plan, Jim Hudson, executive director of the Bay Area Restoration Council, and Tys Theysmeyer, aquatic ecologist for the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG), presented a united front against the IJC's favoured Plan 2007, which they said would result in high water at the wrong time for plants and animals."Timing is everything in plant and animal life," Theysmeyer said.They were joined by Laurel Thompson, who presented a petition signed by 350 people oppose…