March, 7, 2014 - Yellowknife, NWT - Department of National Defence
The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, today announced the completion of the clean-up work for the Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line, for the 21 sites under the purview of the Department of National Defence (DND).
The project, which represents a $575 million investment, is the largest environmental remediation project, both in scale and investment, ever undertaken by the Government of Canada. A 25-year monitoring program of the sites is also underway.
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