Public hearing on lead contamination in the Metropolitan Toronto area

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The Board , Toronto
Lead -- Environmental aspects -- Ontario -- Toronto metropolitan area., Lead in the body., Lead-poisoning -- Ontario -- Toronto metropolitan
ContributionsCaverly, D. S.
LC ClassificationsRA1231L4 O6
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 193, 73 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19467893M

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THE METROPOLITAN TORONTO POLICE ASSOCIATION hereinafter referred to as "the Association" SOLE ARBITRATOR: Maureen K. Saltman APPEARANCES: For the Board: Michael A. Hines, Counsel For the Association: Ian J. Roland, Counsel Hearings in this matter were held at Toronto on September 4 and Octo AWARDFile Size: KB.

Those public hearings will be rescheduled in the same cities as previously slated, in August or September Once the rescheduling is completed, hearing dates, times, and the new comment period ending date will be posted on the division’s website.

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Health studies usually report on average noise exposure for a specific period (daytime, nighttime or 24 hrs) and measured as A- weighted decibel levels (dBA). Toronto Public Health (TPH) conducted a noise monitoring study in the early fall of The average hour equivalent noise levels in Toronto were dBA.

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