Environmental Committee is a unique government / industry
environmental co-operative. Members are US Steel-Lake Erie Works,
Imperial Oil, Ontario Power Generation, Ministry of the
Environment and Environment Canada. NEC is committed to monitor
the environment of the surrounding community, measure the effects
of the Nanticoke industries and contribute to improving
Nanticoke Environmental Management Program (NEMP) was formed in
1978 to jointly study the impact of new industry on air quality.
In 1985 this group became the Nanticoke Environmental Committee.
Since 1978 an extensive monitoring network has been used to
measure and verify that high standards of air quality are being
maintained in Nanticoke and the surrounding community.
Why Monitor Air
quality standards are set by the government to protect public
health and well being, property and the natural environment. The
purpose of the monitoring program is to ensure that these
standards are met and measure the environmental impact of