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The Globe and Mail
Husky oil spill has critics questioning independence of Saskatchewan’s regulatory systemthe economy – and the province’s resources are key to those two pillars. Other
Husky oil spill has critics questioning independence of Saskatchewan’s regulatory system
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
the economy – and the province’s resources are key to those two pillars. Other departments and agencies, including the Ministry of the Environment and Water Security Agency, are involved. Alberta moved away from this type of patchwork system... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
OMB rules in favour of Town of Gore Bay in ongoing sewer disputeBay involves a long standing issue dating back to the mid-70s. On August 20, 19
OMB rules in favour of Town of Gore Bay in ongoing sewer dispute
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted yesterday
Bay involves a long standing issue dating back to the mid-70s. On August 20, 1975 the OMB granted applications made by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) on behalf of Gore Bay to provide sewage services. Then in September 1980 the ministry... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Storms to blame for muddy water: ministryhas brought her concerns to the attention of both the Lake Simcoe Region Conser
Storms to blame for muddy water: ministry
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
has brought her concerns to the attention of both the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority and the province's Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOE). The property, which apparently harvests bok choy, is run by Goodyear... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Storms to blame for muddy water: ministryhas brought her concerns to the attention of both the Lake Simcoe Region Conser
Storms to blame for muddy water: ministry
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
has brought her concerns to the attention of both the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority and the province's Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOE). The property, which apparently harvests bok choy, is run by Goodyear... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Waikato University on track for Kīngitanga Day on September(unity). On the guest panel is Che Wilson, Dr Will Edwards, Tania Simpson and V
Waikato University on track for Kīngitanga Day on September
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
(unity). On the guest panel is Che Wilson, Dr Will Edwards, Tania Simpson and Veronica Tawhai. Che Wilson works at the Ministry of the Environment. He has worked as an advisor to the governance and senior leadership of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu,... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Brant pushes for low-impact developmentcouncil on the progress the administration is making in implementing LID. Cham
Brant pushes for low-impact development
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
council on the progress the administration is making in implementing LID. Chambers said the LID concept is promoted by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, which wants municipalities to embrace it. Following LID principles means... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Algae-bloom confirmedsurface water for their private drinking water supply should consider an altern
Algae-bloom confirmed
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 3 days ago
surface water for their private drinking water supply should consider an alternate, protected source of water. Both the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change and the Renfrew County and District Health Unit said they will continue to... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Feature: 'Stop killing us'are a lot of bears being killed this summer, there’s just lots of bears being s
Feature: 'Stop killing us'
Revelstoke Review / Posted 3 days ago
are a lot of bears being killed this summer, there’s just lots of bears being seen. According to statistics provided by the Ministry of the Environment, there were 146 reported bear sightings in Revelstoke as of Aug. 17, compared to only 31 in the... Read more
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BC Local News
Feature: 'Stop killing us'are a lot of bears being killed this summer, there’s just lots of bears being s
Feature: 'Stop killing us'
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
are a lot of bears being killed this summer, there’s just lots of bears being seen. According to statistics provided by the Ministry of the Environment, there were 146 reported bear sightings in Revelstoke as of Aug. 17, compared to only 31 in the... Read more
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Timmins Times
Transport Minister promises safety changesclean, but we know it's not. We've seen the dead fish, so there's no way it's c
Transport Minister promises safety changes
Timmins Times / Posted 4 days ago
clean, but we know it's not. We've seen the dead fish, so there's no way it's clean,” said Benson. “The problem is that the Ministry of the Environment hasn't done their own testing. CN did the testing and CN said it's clean.” To get around this... Read more
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Fortune
How Your Old Cellphone Could End Up as an Olympic Medalyear. The idea was introduced June 10 at a meeting involving Tokyo’s Olympic a
How Your Old Cellphone Could End Up as an Olympic Medal
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
year. The idea was introduced June 10 at a meeting involving Tokyo’s Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee, the Ministry of the Environment and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Several Japanese recycling and tech companies—including... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Lake Rosalind residents do own water testscaution regarding use of water. She said the private lab reports were not shar
Lake Rosalind residents do own water tests
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 5 days ago
caution regarding use of water. She said the private lab reports were not shared with the health unit. Newman said The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change will resample next week and the following week to determine if the lake water... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Diesel spill at NGH flows to Lynn Riverenough volume" of diesel, he said. "You could wash that much in from what drips
Diesel spill at NGH flows to Lynn River
Delhi News Record / Posted 8 days ago
enough volume" of diesel, he said. "You could wash that much in from what drips off of people's cars." The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has been notified, and the county has brought in a company specializing in... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Diesel spill at NGH flows to Lynn Riverenough volume" of diesel, he said. "You could wash that much in from what drips
Diesel spill at NGH flows to Lynn River
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 8 days ago
enough volume" of diesel, he said. "You could wash that much in from what drips off of people's cars." The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has been notified, and the county has brought in a company specializing in... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Lower Trent Conservation sticks with Level 2car washing, etc. should be suspended until natural water supplies recover. Tho
Lower Trent Conservation sticks with Level 2
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 9 days ago
car washing, etc. should be suspended until natural water supplies recover. Those who hold a permit to take water from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change are asked to reduce their water taking by 20 per cent as well. Many... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos to Enforce Street Trading Banstreet trading, the operatives of the Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) Brigade,
Lagos to Enforce Street Trading Ban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
street trading, the operatives of the Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) Brigade, the law enforcement unit of the Lagos State Ministry of the Environment has clamped own on illegal street traders and hawkers obstructing free flow of vehicular movement... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Deflate the negative balloondesperately to halt the new proposed rec centre citing their so-called scientif
Deflate the negative balloon
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 10 days ago
desperately to halt the new proposed rec centre citing their so-called scientific knowledge to be more credible than the Ministry of the Environment. After years and years, the site for the centre was approved and already we have those who are... Read more
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BBC News
The top-secret tortoise sanctuary of Madagascarhave often been compromised because of a lack of coordination between governmen
The top-secret tortoise sanctuary of Madagascar
BBC News / Posted 11 days ago
have often been compromised because of a lack of coordination between government departments. "It's not just a job for the Ministry of the Environment, Ecology and the Sea. It should also involve the other sectors - for example the Justice... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Support for ‘seismic coupling’ referencemigration into their wells. While Mr. DeJong does not see a link with the data
Support for ‘seismic coupling’ reference
Sarnia Observer / Posted 12 days ago
migration into their wells. While Mr. DeJong does not see a link with the data presented and well water problems, the Ministry of the Environment certainly does, and has required the developers of the North Kent wind project to conduct a well... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The story of the Fraser River: A 'symbol of life' that can also be violent and deadlyheard the sound of a backhoe working, made his way up a stream and came upon a
The story of the Fraser River: A 'symbol of life' that can also be violent and deadly
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
heard the sound of a backhoe working, made his way up a stream and came upon a small gold-mining operation. Once the ministry of the environment heard about it, they moved quickly to close down the operation. “This isn’t 1852,” he says with... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Wildlife, plants feeling the heatthan other algae, is a summer phenomenon. It can make the water unsafe for drin
Wildlife, plants feeling the heat
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 15 days ago
than other algae, is a summer phenomenon. It can make the water unsafe for drinking or bathing, even by animals. Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change staff said Friday the only bloom in the Quinte region reported this summer was... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Brockton mayor opens municipal showers for Lake Rosalind residentsplease contact the Arena at 519-881-0625," the letter from the Mayor read. Res
Brockton mayor opens municipal showers for Lake Rosalind residents
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 15 days ago
please contact the Arena at 519-881-0625," the letter from the Mayor read. Results from a sample taken on July 11 by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change showed the presence of a blue-green algae bloom in Lake Rosalind. As some... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Blue-green algae confirmed in Nepahwinthe toxins. • Avoid cooking with the water because food may absorb toxins from
Blue-green algae confirmed in Nepahwin
The Sudbury Star / Posted 17 days ago
the toxins. • Avoid cooking with the water because food may absorb toxins from the water during cooking. • Follow the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change Guide to Eating Ontario Fish. Exercise caution with respect to eating fish... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
A sustainable identitywill be working on putting a busi ness plan and budget together before approac
A sustainable identity
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 17 days ago
will be working on putting a busi ness plan and budget together before approaching both the Ministry of Energy and the Ministry of the Environment. "The next few months we're basically going to be doing our home work," he said. "Putting the... Read more
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The Northern View
Where is the half-million dollar study on Prince Rupert's airshed?it’ll go up a certain way and then it’ll just flatten out. On a rainy Rupert da
Where is the half-million dollar study on Prince Rupert's airshed?
The Northern View / Posted 17 days ago
it’ll go up a certain way and then it’ll just flatten out. On a rainy Rupert day that goes up and it just leaves.” The Ministry of the Environment gave an update on the airshed study. “Based on a review of the initial data it was determined... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Advisories, bans in effect during dry spellowners may already be affected if there isn’t enough water for domestic use and
Advisories, bans in effect during dry spell
Northumberland Today / Posted 18 days ago
owners may already be affected if there isn’t enough water for domestic use and may have to drill deeper, he said. The Ministry of the Environment must issue permits for water takers like golf courses and water bottling companies and this... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Signs encourage protectionthe new road signs. The initiative to protect sources of municipal drinking wa
Signs encourage protection
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 18 days ago
the new road signs. The initiative to protect sources of municipal drinking water is directed and funded by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change under the Clean Water Act. Quinte Conservation provided local technical,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environment Minister Meets Basel Centre Regional Directorresearch to improve production and increase efficiency. For his part, Prof. Ka
Environment Minister Meets Basel Centre Regional Director
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
research to improve production and increase efficiency. For his part, Prof. Kamil praised the role being played by the Ministry of the Environment in environment preservation, stressing the keenness of Basel Centre to provide the technical... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Blue-green detected near Sudbury beachare investigating a possible blue-green algal bloom at Laurentian University Be
Blue-green detected near Sudbury beach
The Sudbury Star / Posted 18 days ago
are investigating a possible blue-green algal bloom at Laurentian University Beach on Lake Nepahwin in Greater Sudbury. Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change staff members are testing water samples to confirm the presence of blue-green... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Lower Trent Conservation sticks with level twoJim Harrison and Brighton mayor Mark Walas. “We had representatives from the M
Lower Trent Conservation sticks with level two
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 22 days ago
Jim Harrison and Brighton mayor Mark Walas. “We had representatives from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change as well as the Ministry of Agriculture,” said Marilyn Bucholtz, communications... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ambode Swears in Five New Permanent SecretariesLagos State Primary Health Care Board (PHCB); Engr. Saliu Abidemi Adeyemi who t
Ambode Swears in Five New Permanent Secretaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Lagos State Primary Health Care Board (PHCB); Engr. Saliu Abidemi Adeyemi who takes over as the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Environment; Mr. Senayon Adeola Hundeyin, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs and Mrs Yetunde... Read more
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DW
Germany names its first national natural monument |receive such a title. "You have to have great respect for such extremely old t
Germany names its first national natural monument |
DW / Posted 23 days ago
receive such a title. "You have to have great respect for such extremely old trees," said Jochen Flasbarth from Germany's Ministry of the Environment. The oaks in the park are over 800 years old. The Ivenack Oaks arose during the Middle Ages when... Read more
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Timmins Times
Dead fish point to contaminants: Gogama fire chieflab, they will have enough evidence to compel the provincial government to take
Dead fish point to contaminants: Gogama fire chief
Timmins Times / Posted 24 days ago
lab, they will have enough evidence to compel the provincial government to take more action on the issue. The Ontario Ministry of the Environment collected its own fish for testing nine months ago, said Benson, but have yet to get around to... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Dead fish point to contamination: Gogama fire chielab, they will have enough evidence to compel the provincial government to take
Dead fish point to contamination: Gogama fire chie
The Sudbury Star / Posted 24 days ago
lab, they will have enough evidence to compel the provincial government to take more action on the issue. The Ontario Ministry of the Environment collected its own fish for testing nine months ago, said Benson, but have yet to get around to... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Lands deserve care$1 million having already been spent in what is expected to be a $3 million job
Lands deserve care
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 28 days ago
$1 million having already been spent in what is expected to be a $3 million job. Hopefully, with progress being made and Ministry of the Environment approvals being sought, the lands do get the overhaul being envisioned. As the site is cleaned... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Massive chip pile staying putreceive the food and in no time it was coated with airborne particulate matter.
Massive chip pile staying put
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 30 days ago
receive the food and in no time it was coated with airborne particulate matter. Complicating matters is the fact that the Ministry of the Environment and Norfolk Fire & Rescue are at odds about the best approach to fire safety in the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
196 tonnes of hazardous waste being sent back to JapanWorks will ship the toxic waste back to Japan on Friday. It is expected to arri
196 tonnes of hazardous waste being sent back to Japan
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 30 days ago
Works will ship the toxic waste back to Japan on Friday. It is expected to arrive there on Aug 7, he said. Japan’s Ministry of the Environment will take legal action against those involved in exporting the waste to Thailand, Mr Sakda... Read more

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