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Chatham Daily News
Councillors call for action on water well problemsas arsenic, uranium and lead. “One of the things I've been disappointed in, I
Chatham Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
as arsenic, uranium and lead. “One of the things I've been disappointed in, I think the wind turbine companies and the Ministry of the Environment have been far too slow to respond,” Wesley said. He added, “whether it's one well owner or it's... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Councillors call for action on water well problemsas arsenic, uranium and lead. “One of the things I've been disappointed in, I
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 4 hours ago
as arsenic, uranium and lead. “One of the things I've been disappointed in, I think the wind turbine companies and the Ministry of the Environment have been far too slow to respond,” Wesley said. He added, “whether it's one well owner or it's... Read more
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BC Local News
Hall St. project completion delayed to 2018along with running the sewer and other utilities under railway tracks and the h
BC Local News / Posted 5 hours ago
along with running the sewer and other utilities under railway tracks and the highway will involve negotiations with the Ministry of the Environment, the Ministry of Transportation and the CPR. The new storm sewer has proved to be a more... Read more
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Nelson Star
Nelson’s Hall St. project completion delayed to 2018along with running the sewer and other utilities under railway tracks and the h
Nelson Star / Posted 6 hours ago
along with running the sewer and other utilities under railway tracks and the highway will involve negotiations with the Ministry of the Environment, the Ministry of Transportation and the CPR. The new storm sewer has proved to be a more... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Epidemic Looms in Lagos Over Piling Heaps of Wastesaid, it is obvious that the cause could not be from dirty water but also the g
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
said, it is obvious that the cause could not be from dirty water but also the general dirt on the streets. Although, the Ministry of the Environment in July said, the Sanitation Intervention Programme would ensure that no vacuum is created during... Read more
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Timmins Times
Remediation begins again at Fred Salvador Fieldbeen in place for more than 50 years. The move to cover the old field follows
Timmins Times / Posted 2 days ago
been in place for more than 50 years. The move to cover the old field follows the release of studies carried out by the Ministry of the Environment that revealed there were heavy metals in the soils throughout the park. The city has decided to... Read more
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Daily Star
Brit hols chaos as SNAKES terrorise popular Majorca hotspotposting on Instagram, it certainly looks like it! “The reptiles have spread al
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
posting on Instagram, it certainly looks like it! “The reptiles have spread almost everywhere on the island” The Balearic Ministry of the Environment Hundreds of horseshoe snakes – which can be more than two metres long – have been spotted in the... Read more
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express
Horror as snakes terrorise Brits at popular tourist hotspot Majorca after holiday CHAOSbecause they do not have any natural enemies on the Balearic Island, they have
express / Posted 3 days ago
because they do not have any natural enemies on the Balearic Island, they have been able to multiply rapidly. The Balearic Ministry of the Environment said: “The authority has set up around 200 snake traps. The captured animals are euthanised and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
‘Let’s Answer This’ - Questions mounting on water taxposts.Comments include questions on why the proposed tax won’t be applied to bu
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
posts.Comments include questions on why the proposed tax won’t be applied to businesses using town water, given the latest Ministry of the Environment report says urban rivers are generally more polluted than rural ones. Another is why have hydro... Read more
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Canberra Times
A cry for my country: The tragedy of Venezuela, through the life of one man who got outat the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian Nationa
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
at the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University, who worked for the Venezuelan Ministry of the Environment in 2008 and 2009. "People were grateful for that, but it was all dangerously dependent on the oil... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
A cry for my country: The tragedy of Venezuela, through the life of one man who got outat the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian Nationa
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
at the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University, who worked for the Venezuelan Ministry of the Environment in 2008 and 2009. "People were grateful for that, but it was all dangerously dependent on the oil... Read more
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The Age
A cry for my country: The tragedy of Venezuela, through the life of one man who got outat the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian Nationa
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
at the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University, who worked for the Venezuelan Ministry of the Environment in 2008 and 2009. "People were grateful for that, but it was all dangerously dependent on the oil... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Junctions Turn to Dumpsitescentres are still filthy with uncollected waste, and this poses a health threat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
centres are still filthy with uncollected waste, and this poses a health threat to the population. Government through the Ministry of the environment and the KMC, has declined to explain the failure to execute the timely collection of disposed... Read more
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DW
In Poland's Bialowieza National Park, the woodchips are flying |trees in its Bialowieza National Park, a wilderness treasure protected by UNESC
DW / Posted 13 days ago
trees in its Bialowieza National Park, a wilderness treasure protected by UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Poland's Ministry of the Environment gave the go-ahead for clear-cutting in March 2016, saying it was the only way to control bark... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Wind worries raised in Chatham Townshipsenior manager of development, said in an email that the issue, which arose in
Chatham Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
senior manager of development, said in an email that the issue, which arose in Chatham Township, was investigated. “The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change received a complaint about water quality from a landowner on Monday and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Halifa Visits Agency for Waste Management in Oslothroughout the tour of the facility. "I hope the lesson gathered would be util
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
throughout the tour of the facility. "I hope the lesson gathered would be utilized and shared with the Council and the Ministry of the Environment so that, the Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) and the Ministry of Environment would begin to take... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
80 Percent Lagos Waste-Water Can Meet Residents' Needsproffer sustainable solutions and chart a new vision for the sector. Ambode, r
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
proffer sustainable solutions and chart a new vision for the sector. Ambode, represented by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of the Environment, Mr. Abiodun Bamigboye, noted that over the years, the concept of recycling as a strategy for... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
Bruce Power on-site spill cleaned upworkers, and no releases to the environment are anticipated, the regulator said
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 16 days ago
workers, and no releases to the environment are anticipated, the regulator said, adding the event was also reported to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change of Ontario. Peevers aid Bruce A Units 1, 2 and 4 and the four Bruce B units... Read more
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iol.co.za
Demand for exotic Kit Kat is so high Nestle will build a new plant in Japanwith candy consumption more than tripling over the past four years to 131 billi
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
with candy consumption more than tripling over the past four years to 131 billion yen in 2016, according to the Ministry of the Environment. “We have Kit Kat back in Germany, but it’s not the same,” said backpacker Matt Borscak. “The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos Evacuates 12,600 Tonnes of Waste in 10 DaysLagos State Ministry of the Environment in collaboration with Visionscape has s
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Lagos State Ministry of the Environment in collaboration with Visionscape has swung into action and cleared over 12,600 metric tonnes of waste from over 80 locations across the state within 10 days in an exercise tagged 'Operation Deep Clean'. The... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Chemical Valley in air-quality crosshairslocated in the Chemical Valley area of petro-chemical industries near Sarnia, f
Sarnia Observer / Posted 19 days ago
located in the Chemical Valley area of petro-chemical industries near Sarnia, first secured a commitment in 2009 from the Ministry of the Environment to review how air pollution is regulated where there are multiple emitters. Currently, the... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Chemical Valley in air-quality crosshairslocated in the Chemical Valley area of petro-chemical industries near Sarnia, f
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 19 days ago
located in the Chemical Valley area of petro-chemical industries near Sarnia, first secured a commitment in 2009 from the Ministry of the Environment to review how air pollution is regulated where there are multiple emitters. Currently, the... Read more
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CTV News
Ont. First Nation resident seeks long-promised air pollution reviewFirst Nation, in an area known as "Chemical Valley" near Sarnia, Ont., first se
CTV News / Posted 19 days ago
First Nation, in an area known as "Chemical Valley" near Sarnia, Ont., first secured a commitment in 2009 from the Ministry of the Environment to review how air pollution is regulated where there are multiple emitters. Currently, the... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Elevated sodium in Simcoe wateris detectable in drinking water as a salty taste at levels of 200 milligrams pe
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 20 days ago
is detectable in drinking water as a salty taste at levels of 200 milligrams per litre and higher. The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of the Environment have not specified a maximum acceptable concentration of sodium in... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Elevated sodium in Simcoe wateris detectable in drinking water as a salty taste at levels of 200 milligrams pe
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 20 days ago
is detectable in drinking water as a salty taste at levels of 200 milligrams per litre and higher. The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of the Environment have not specified a maximum acceptable concentration of sodium in... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Elevated sodium in Simcoe wateris detectable in drinking water as a salty taste at levels of 200 milligrams pe
Delhi News Record / Posted 20 days ago
is detectable in drinking water as a salty taste at levels of 200 milligrams per litre and higher. The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of the Environment have not specified a maximum acceptable concentration of sodium in... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Everybody wants premier's earand that they will use those guidelines as they check the samples,” Wynne said.
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 21 days ago
and that they will use those guidelines as they check the samples,” Wynne said. “I will absolutely take this up with the Ministry of the Environment as soon as I get back,” she added. Jakubec said he is hopeful the premier is actually going to... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Everybody wants premier's earand that they will use those guidelines as they check the samples,” Wynne said.
Chatham Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
and that they will use those guidelines as they check the samples,” Wynne said. “I will absolutely take this up with the Ministry of the Environment as soon as I get back,” she added. Jakubec said he is hopeful the premier is actually going to... Read more
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The Sault Star
MPP pegs pipeline clogbeing cleared once. Mantha said the pumping is “ongoing” since early 2016. “Al
The Sault Star / Posted 22 days ago
being cleared once. Mantha said the pumping is “ongoing” since early 2016. “All those receipts have been provided by the Ministry of the Environment so it's confusing to me why the Ministry of Environment wouldn’t have shared that information... Read more
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The Sault Star
Park communication 'not happening': MANTHAbeing cleared once. Mantha said the pumping is “ongoing” since early 2016. “Al
The Sault Star / Posted 23 days ago
being cleared once. Mantha said the pumping is “ongoing” since early 2016. “All those receipts have been provided by the Ministry of the Environment so it's confusing to me why the Ministry of Environment woudln't have shared that information... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
CN Rail still cleaning up at Gogama oil spill sitesnow and ice. Although CN has maintained it is meeting all the environmental r
The Sudbury Star / Posted 23 days ago
snow and ice. Although CN has maintained it is meeting all the environmental requirements as determined by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, the clean-up effort has been widely criticized by local citizens, the nearby... Read more
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The Sault Star
Sewage leak could force park closurepublic,” said Spruyt. “What we realized was that the owner wasn't really going
The Sault Star / Posted 24 days ago
public,” said Spruyt. “What we realized was that the owner wasn't really going forward with any of the directions from the Ministry of the Environment,” Spruyt alleged. “He wasn't making the required repairs to the system. It came to the point... Read more
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Swissinfo
Japan's Exotic Kit Kats Entice Tourists, Brand-New Nestle Plantwith candy consumption more than tripling over the past four years to 131 billi
Swissinfo / Posted 24 days ago
with candy consumption more than tripling over the past four years to 131 billion yen in 2016, according to the Ministry of the Environment. “We have Kit Kat back in Germany, but it’s not the same,” said backpacker Matt Borscak, 34.... Read more
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Timmins Times
CN Rail still cleaning up at Gogama oil spill sitesnow and ice. Although CN has maintained it is meeting all the environmental r
Timmins Times / Posted 24 days ago
snow and ice. Although CN has maintained it is meeting all the environmental requirements as determined by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, the clean-up effort has been widely criticized by local citizens, the nearby... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Blue-green algae found on Muskrat Lakeuse the surface water for their private drinking water supply should consider a
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 25 days ago
use the surface water for their private drinking water supply should consider an alternate, protected source of water. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change and the Renfrew County and District Health Unit will continue to monitor the... Read more
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Timmins Times
Highway crash west of Hearst on Sunday11 was closed for several hours while the OPP Technical Collision Investigators
Timmins Times / Posted 25 days ago
11 was closed for several hours while the OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) assisted with the investigation. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change of Ontario (MOECC) also attended due to a fuel spillage. The high has been... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
City gets $633G for stormwater pond studyof the ponds, how much sediment is in them, how much contamination there may be
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 25 days ago
of the ponds, how much sediment is in them, how much contamination there may be, acquire compliance approvals from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, and how best to clean them up, she said. “There will be a big job to do at... Read more
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New Kerala
Government of Canada awards significant construction contract for Randle Reef cleanup - newkerala news #256170accompanied by the funding partners of the Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Re
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
accompanied by the funding partners of the Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Remediation project, representing the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, the City of Hamilton, the City of Burlington, the Hamilton Port Authority,... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Blue-green algae confirmed in Ramsey LakeThe Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has confirmed that results f
The Sudbury Star / Posted 28 days ago
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has confirmed that results from samples taken on Monday are positive for blue-green algae. The samples contained a species of cyanobacteria that can produce toxins. The Sudbury District Health... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
More blue-green algal detected in SudburyOfficials are investigating a possible blue-green algal bloom at Moonlight Beac
The Sudbury Star / Posted 29 days ago
Officials are investigating a possible blue-green algal bloom at Moonlight Beach on Ramsey Lake. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change is testing water samples to confirm the presence of blue-green algae. As a precaution, the Sudbury &... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
City seeks more studies during divestiture talksunder a freedom of information request, revealed that contaminants, including m
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted a month ago
under a freedom of information request, revealed that contaminants, including metals and inorganics, were found at levels exceeding Ministry of the Environment regulatory standards in the harbour's sediment and federally owned land around the... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Ramsey beaches threatened by algaeRamsey Lake as officials test for the presence of potentially toxic algae. "Th
The Sudbury Star / Posted 1 months ago
Ramsey Lake as officials test for the presence of potentially toxic algae. "The Sudbury and District Health Unit and the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change are currently investigating possible blue-green algal blooms at Main,... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Letter to the editordocuments are not complete On July 7, the project documents for the Otter Cree
Chatham Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
documents are not complete On July 7, the project documents for the Otter Creek wind project were “deemed complete” by Ministry of the Environment (MOECC), and a notice to that effect was posted on the MOECC's Environmental Registry. Project... Read more
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CBC.ca
Rainy summer washes out plans for new Stittsville farmers market164-millimetre record set in May 1986 and more than doubling the typical May pr
CBC.ca / Posted 1 months ago
164-millimetre record set in May 1986 and more than doubling the typical May precipitation average of 83 millimetres. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change is calling 2017 "the year of the big wet." 'Very slow start' Damp, mucky... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos Retools to Wage War Against Floodalso tasked the ministries to ensure that canals were constantly dredged and de
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
also tasked the ministries to ensure that canals were constantly dredged and desilted across the state. In addition, the Ministry of the Environment was also urged to publicise its emergency lines- 767 and 112 so that residents would be aware of... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ottawa area hay farmers could lose crop due to record rainfallsRural farmers in the Ottawa area are worried they could lose a portion of this
CBC.ca / Posted 1 months ago
Rural farmers in the Ottawa area are worried they could lose a portion of this year's harvest due to heavy rains. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change is calling 2017 "the year of the big wet," and one Navan farmer agrees. Wyatt... Read more

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