Friends of Mer Bleue

The Friends of the Mer Bleue (FOMB) is a community organization, formed in 1996, consisting of citizens of Notre-Dame-des-Champs and surrounding areas.The Friends or the Mer Bleue Inc. was formally incorporated as a Not For Profit organization in March of 2009.

FOMB have four primary objectives:

1. To raise public awareness around various issues, changes, proposals or other developments that affect the environment or general well being of the Mer Bleue Bog and its surrounding communities.

2. To represent the interests of the community and to serve as a voice for local residents on matters pertaining to the protection and preservation of the Mer Bleue Bog and its surrounding communities.

3. To promote government and community interest and involvement in the overall stewardship of the environment with particular focus on the handling and disposal of household and industrial, commercial and institutional (IC&I) waste.

4. To work with the local landfill operator, waste handler(s) and appropriate government bodies to mitigate the impact of their operations on the Mer Bleue Bog and its surrounding communities.

To meet these objectives, FOMB continue to be an advocate of government and community interest and involvement in the overall stewardship of the environment with particular focus on the handling and disposal of household and industrial, commercial and institutional (IC&I) waste.

FOMB is involved with the local landfill operator, waste handler(s), The City and other government bodies in order to help mitigate any environmental impact on the Mer Bleue Bog and its surrounding communities.