May 13, 2009 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: WWF to Appear Before Parliamentary Hearing on Oil Sands and Water

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 13, 2009) - WWF-Canada's Senior Advisor, Freshwater Policy, Tony Maas, will be in Calgary today to appear before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development Hearings on Oil Sands and Water Issues.

WWF-Canada will be recommending that no further approvals for water withdrawals or projects that require water withdrawals be granted until proper planning mechanisms are in place to protect the Athabasca River.

The hearings will be held at:

Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre Calgary
1316 33 Street Northeast
Room: Plaza 4-5

Wednesday, May 13, 2009
10:30 - 12:00

This news release and associated material can be found on wwf.ca

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