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Stop The Comox Valley Sewage Commission Pollution Plans!
posted on January 13, 2021

Stop The Comox Valley Sewage Commission Pollution Plans!


January 13, 2021

To: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Bernadette Jordan, Johnathan Wilkinson, Catherine McKenna, Marc Garneau,Premier Horgan; Andrian Dix, George Heyman, Doug Donaldson, Comox Council, Courtenay Council; Cumberland Council, Powell River Council, Komoks First Nation; Governor Inslee; Senator Patty Murray, Senator Maria Cantwell, Sonia Furstenau, Andrew Weaver, Adam Olsen, Rachel Blaney, Gord Johns, Paul Manly, BC Liberals, BC NDP

From: Peter Hamilton, Lifeforce Foundation

Re: Stop the Comox Valley Sewage Commission Pollution Plans!

Victoria, that was the last major city to pump raw sewage into the ocean, has built a proper Tertiary Sewage Treatment Plant. However, Canada is still dumping untreated sewage and harming oceans. This includes deadly viruses such as Covid-19 found in sewage collected in Ottawa to track the spread of the disease. Governments must mandate the optimum sewage treatment that is Tertiary Level 3!

In spite of the growing human population and health care costs, the Comox Valley Sewage Commission recently stated that they will only upgrade to Secondary Treatment. The health of people and animals must not continue to be put at risk for another 10 or more years waiting for full raw sewage protection. Shamefully Save Money on Cheaper Sewage Treatment or Save Lives Now!

“If Governments fail to make Tertiary Sewage Treatment the law, it will be tantamount to force feeding sewage to endangered orcas!” stated Peter Hamilton, Lifeforce Founder, “Microplastics are found in orca feces as they swallow sea water or eat fish. Microplastics contain harmful chemicals and viruses that enter the waters from inadequate sewage treatment plants. (Source US NOAA) Dolphins and beluga whales have been infected with related corona viruses. We must protect the countless endangered species and their fragile ecosystems.”

URGENT: PLEASE HELP US GET TO 15,000 SIGNATURES! Let’s Raise A Stink To Save Orcas.