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Aldergrove Star
Abbotsford farm blamed for creek pollution has been fined beforeBradner Barker’s photos show pipes snaking around the creek and a sludgy substa
Abbotsford farm blamed for creek pollution has been fined before
Aldergrove Star / Posted 20 hours ago
Bradner Barker’s photos show pipes snaking around the creek and a sludgy substance on the surface of the small stream. The Ministry of the Environment also performed an inspection, and a spokesperson said the farms “were verbally directed to cease... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Third World conditions' at trailer park under 2-year water advisory, residents complainneighbours took their complaints to Ontario's Landlord and Tenant Board. The b
'Third World conditions' at trailer park under 2-year water advisory, residents complain
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
neighbours took their complaints to Ontario's Landlord and Tenant Board. The board, relying on evidence from Ontario's Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change showing Ye hadn't maintained the well or regularly tested the drinking water... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Author and musician visitingdisplay in Canada and the United States. Edwards’ clients include the Metro Tor
Author and musician visiting
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 2 days ago
display in Canada and the United States. Edwards’ clients include the Metro Toronto Zoo, the City of Toronto, the B.C. Ministry of the Environment, the Canadian Children’s Book Centre, the Canadian Wildlife Federation, and various magazine... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Abbotsford farm blamed for creek pollution has been fined beforeBradner Barker’s photos show pipes snaking around the creek and a sludgy substa
Abbotsford farm blamed for creek pollution has been fined before
Abbotsford News / Posted 3 days ago
Bradner Barker’s photos show pipes snaking around the creek and a sludgy substance on the surface of the small stream. The Ministry of the Environment also performed an inspection, and a spokesperson said the farms “were verbally directed to cease... Read more
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BC Local News
Abbotsford farm blamed for creek pollution has been fined beforeBradner Barker’s photos show pipes snaking around the creek and a sludgy substa
Abbotsford farm blamed for creek pollution has been fined before
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
Bradner Barker’s photos show pipes snaking around the creek and a sludgy substance on the surface of the small stream. The Ministry of the Environment also performed an inspection, and a spokesperson said the farms “were verbally directed to cease... Read more
4 related stories
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Is the dust here to stay?impacts are, we won’t know how to avoid them in the future,” said OEAC presiden
Is the dust here to stay?
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 4 days ago
impacts are, we won’t know how to avoid them in the future,” said OEAC president Suzanne Crellin. In September 2015, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change outlined the results of their assessment from 2013 to 2014 at a very... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Seeking a place at the tableand a pioneer of the stewardship program locally, has had several meetings in r
Seeking a place at the table
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 4 days ago
and a pioneer of the stewardship program locally, has had several meetings in recent months with representatives of the Ministry of the Environment & Climate Change. The purpose of these meetings was to determine the role farmers can play in... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
New Initiative Launched To Halt Global Extinctionsremnants for entire species. Saving the habitat is saving these fragile species
New Initiative Launched To Halt Global Extinctions
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
remnants for entire species. Saving the habitat is saving these fragile species." Carlos Alberto de Mattos Scaramuzza, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Brazil, said: “By expanding the Mata do Passarinho Reserve and working with local... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Update on RMA process to protect Lake Rotoruawill be notified of the hearing dates, which are currently anticipated to be in
Update on RMA process to protect Lake Rotorua
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
will be notified of the hearing dates, which are currently anticipated to be in November.The Regional Council with the Ministry of the Environment have set aside a total fund of $45.5million to help affected landowners reach the requirements of... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Motion to cancel turbines falls on deaf earsof Clearview was to have a court hearing concerning the economic impact of the
Motion to cancel turbines falls on deaf ears
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
of Clearview was to have a court hearing concerning the economic impact of the project on the area in February, but the Ministry of the Environment (MOECC) approved the wind farm application the day before the township had their day in... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Motion to cancel turbines falls on deaf earsof Clearview was to have a court hearing concerning the economic impact of the
Motion to cancel turbines falls on deaf ears
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
of Clearview was to have a court hearing concerning the economic impact of the project on the area in February, but the Ministry of the Environment (MOECC) approved the wind farm application the day before the township had their day in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Conservation alliance to focus on Peruvian Amazon deforestationde Dios (UNAMAD), the sole national university in the region. IIAP is a governm
Conservation alliance to focus on Peruvian Amazon deforestation
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
de Dios (UNAMAD), the sole national university in the region. IIAP is a governmental research entity under the Peruvian Ministry of the Environment with a 35-year history of scientific investigation in the Amazon. The video will load... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Greening the economyNorth is expected to be largely self-sufficient after three years. A FedNor in
Greening the economy
The Sudbury Star / Posted 10 days ago
North is expected to be largely self-sufficient after three years. A FedNor internship grant and funding from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change also supported the program launch. Vale Inc. has signed on to be a founding... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Wilson's protest fall on deaf earsof Clearview was to have a court hearing concerning the economic impact of the
Wilson's protest fall on deaf ears
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
of Clearview was to have a court hearing concerning the economic impact of the project on the area in February, but the Ministry of the Environment (MOECC) approved the wind farm application the day before the township had their day in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Water regime needs complete overhauleconomic growth, and business needs certainty over the rights to use it, says B
Water regime needs complete overhaul
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
economic growth, and business needs certainty over the rights to use it, says BusinessNZ.BusinessNZ’s submission to the Ministry of the Environment released today recommends a complete overhaul of the regime for dealing with water.“It is not... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Cunningham Bridge work is 'ready to go'of the lagoons. The need to do the work was identified in an environmental ass
Cunningham Bridge work is 'ready to go'
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 12 days ago
of the lagoons. The need to do the work was identified in an environmental assessment done in 2014 and mandated by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. There is a wrinkle in this project. As a condition of the agreement between... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ontario farmers lose bid to overturn ban on pesticide linked to bee declinedecline in bees and other pollinators. A three-judge panel at Ontario Court of
Ontario farmers lose bid to overturn ban on pesticide linked to bee decline
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
decline in bees and other pollinators. A three-judge panel at Ontario Court of Appeal on Wednesday sided with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change and backed a decision made by a lower court judge that rejected an attempt by... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Big plans for Sauble taking shapeSauble Town Square project has been released, beach maintenance goals in the no
Big plans for Sauble taking shape
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 13 days ago
Sauble Town Square project has been released, beach maintenance goals in the north end were achieved with help from the Ministry of the Environment, and renovations to the Sauble sign base were discussed. Last week, South Bruce Peninsula Public... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Spotlight on Great Lakeswas joined Monday at Brantford Collegiate Institute by Ontario Education Minist
Spotlight on Great Lakes
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 14 days ago
was joined Monday at Brantford Collegiate Institute by Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals. A partnership between the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Ministry of Education, Grand River Conservation Authority, Grand Erie... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize
Hawaii News Now / Posted 14 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cambodian crusader wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, “It's just a game.” “Nobody was arrested. The media was
Cambodian crusader wins Goldman Prize
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, “It's just a game.” “Nobody was arrested. The media was set up,” Leng said during an interview. “The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers.” Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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NBC Philadelphia
Defender of Cambodia's Forests Wins Environmental Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's Forests Wins Environmental Prize
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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NBC New York
Defender of Cambodia's Forests Wins Environmental Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's Forests Wins Environmental Prize
NBC New York / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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PhysOrg
When environmental oversight takes a back seatability to properly assess environmental impacts. In 2014, the government pass
When environmental oversight takes a back seat
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
ability to properly assess environmental impacts. In 2014, the government passed a law limiting the power of the Ministry of the Environment. The ministry now must wait three years before penalizing a company for a breach of environmental... Read more
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NBC Miami
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prize
NBC Miami / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prize
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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NBC Connecticut
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prize
NBC Connecticut / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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NBC Los Angeles
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prize
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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NBC Chicago
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prize
NBC Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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NBC Washington
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prize
NBC Washington / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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NBC San Diego
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prize
NBC San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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NBC Bay Area
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prize
NBC Bay Area / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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KX TV North Dakota
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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The Wilmington Star-News
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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Island Packet
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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CTV News
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize
CTV News / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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WBOC Salisbury
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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KIII Corpus Christi
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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ABC News
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prizeis for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was
Defender of Cambodia's Dwindling Forests Wins Goldman Prize
ABC News / Posted 15 days ago
is for real, he said, "It's just a game." "Nobody was arrested. The media was set up," Leng said during an interview. "The Ministry of the Environment doesn't care. They never go inside the jungle to patrol or arrest illegal loggers." Much of the... Read more
23 related stories
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Quartz
A tiny forest tribe built a DIY drone from YouTube to fight off illegal loggershave had trouble getting the Guyanese government’s attention. Last fall, the F
A tiny forest tribe built a DIY drone from YouTube to fight off illegal loggers
Quartz / Posted 17 days ago
have had trouble getting the Guyanese government’s attention. Last fall, the Frederickses wrote letters to the Ministry of the Environment, and the pair hoped to meet with the Guyanese delegation at COP21. But they were unable to track... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Controlled blasts scheduled at Fisher Wavymore blasts, one Thursday afternoon and one Friday morning. Requirements for q
Controlled blasts scheduled at Fisher Wavy
The Sudbury Star / Posted 18 days ago
more blasts, one Thursday afternoon and one Friday morning. Requirements for quarry owners are rigid and enforced by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. Among those requirements is that residents within a certain circumference of... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Will this be the year for Second Avenue?has not been a smooth process, as several residents have expressed concern over
Will this be the year for Second Avenue?
The Sudbury Star / Posted 19 days ago
has not been a smooth process, as several residents have expressed concern over the roadway and have taken these to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. Dot Klein, a concerned resident, was worried about the air pollution the... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Wind farm tribunal takes flightReview Tribunal’s pre-hearing on Tuesday. Approval for the project by wpd Cana
Wind farm tribunal takes flight
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
Review Tribunal’s pre-hearing on Tuesday. Approval for the project by wpd Canada was given in February by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC). The turbines are to be erected in near County Road 91, with at least... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Wind farm tribunal takes flightReview Tribunal’s pre-hearing on Tuesday. Approval for the project by wpd Cana
Wind farm tribunal takes flight
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 19 days ago
Review Tribunal’s pre-hearing on Tuesday. Approval for the project by wpd Canada was given in February by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC). The turbines are to be erected in near County Road 91, with at least... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Wind farm tribunal takes flightReview Tribunal’s pre-hearing on Tuesday. Approval for the project by wpd Cana
Wind farm tribunal takes flight
Barrie Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
Review Tribunal’s pre-hearing on Tuesday. Approval for the project by wpd Canada was given in February by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC). The turbines are to be erected in near County Road 91, with at least... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Tallying up the costs of the ice stormare put into windrows, then turned and monitored daily. The compost is eventua
Tallying up the costs of the ice storm
Barrie Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
are put into windrows, then turned and monitored daily. The compost is eventually screened and tested to ensure it meets Ministry of the Environment standards, then sold to Barrie residents. The city's landfill is located at 272 Ferndale Dr. N.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Sweden petitions EU to clamp down on American lobsters1.1 metres in length, the average size of those caught for our dinner is only 2
Sweden petitions EU to clamp down on American lobsters
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
1.1 metres in length, the average size of those caught for our dinner is only 25 centimetres. This past March, the Swedish Ministry of the Environment and Energy petitioned the European Union to add the American lobster to a list of foreign... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Environmentalists don't see eye to eye on clean-upand how it is governed by the certificate of property use and record of site co
Environmentalists don't see eye to eye on clean-up
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 20 days ago
and how it is governed by the certificate of property use and record of site condition for 255, which were derived by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) through a risk-assessment process on the property. Of the issues... Read more
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