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Scoop.co.nz
Wave barrier aims to protect plants at Te Waihorato restore the cultural and ecological values of Te Waihora, and is co-governed
Wave barrier aims to protect plants at Te Waihora
Scoop.co.nz / Posted an hour ago
to restore the cultural and ecological values of Te Waihora, and is co-governed by Ngāi Tahu, Environment Canterbury, the Ministry of the Environment and Selwyn District Council. It is expected it will take at least two generations, or 35 years,... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Metals detected in park soil in Timminsexplaining the presence of the contaminants. The statement said that soil samp
Metals detected in park soil in Timmins
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
explaining the presence of the contaminants. The statement said that soil sampling had been carried out by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) in 2012, as part of a province-wide campaign. The 2012 sampling... Read more
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Timmins Times
Advisory after 'heavy metals' found in park soilexplaining the presence of the contaminants. The statement said that soil samp
Advisory after 'heavy metals' found in park soil
Timmins Times / Posted 2 days ago
explaining the presence of the contaminants. The statement said that soil sampling had been carried out by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) in 2012, as part of a province-wide campaign. The 2012 sampling... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Natural gas won't be banned - ministryLiberal government is not banning natural gas or forcing anyone to disconnect,
Natural gas won't be banned - ministry
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 2 days ago
Liberal government is not banning natural gas or forcing anyone to disconnect, according to a spokesman for the provincial Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. In an e-mail Thursday, Gary Wheeler said natural gas "will continue to play... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Natural gas won't be banned - ministryLiberal government is not banning natural gas or forcing anyone to disconnect,
Natural gas won't be banned - ministry
The Sudbury Star / Posted 2 days ago
Liberal government is not banning natural gas or forcing anyone to disconnect, according to a spokesman for the provincial Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. In an e-mail Thursday, Gary Wheeler said natural gas "will continue to play... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
Conference Friday on coastal conservationon controlling the invasive weed phragmites in Ontario or a session by Carolyn
Conference Friday on coastal conservation
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 4 days ago
on controlling the invasive weed phragmites in Ontario or a session by Carolyn O'Neill, Great Lakes manager with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change on The Great Lakes Protection Act and how communities can play a role in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Book launch - Dangerous ideas in planningcontributed to the advancement of planning, determined to improve the lives of
Book launch - Dangerous ideas in planning
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
contributed to the advancement of planning, determined to improve the lives of people and communities.While working at the Ministry of the Environment, he became a major contributor to the design of the RMA, which inspired similar environmental... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Conference Friday on coastal conservationon controlling the invasive weed phragmites in Ontario or a session by Carolyn
Conference Friday on coastal conservation
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 5 days ago
on controlling the invasive weed phragmites in Ontario or a session by Carolyn O'Neill, Great Lakes manager with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change on The Great Lakes Protection Act and how communities can play a role in... Read more
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Kincardine News
Conference Friday on coastal conservationon controlling the invasive weed phragmites in Ontario or a session by Carolyn
Conference Friday on coastal conservation
Kincardine News / Posted 5 days ago
on controlling the invasive weed phragmites in Ontario or a session by Carolyn O'Neill, Great Lakes manager with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change on The Great Lakes Protection Act and how communities can play a role in... Read more
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CBC.ca
An 'out-of-control train': residents worry as Boundary Road landfill deadline loomsunresolved," said McCannell. "There's no actual answer given to the concerns th
An 'out-of-control train': residents worry as Boundary Road landfill deadline looms
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
unresolved," said McCannell. "There's no actual answer given to the concerns that were raised." According to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, all these comments were taken into account during its review of Taggart... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Turbine fight turns nastyCurling Club. The protest against the wind turbines has been raging since 2009
Turbine fight turns nasty
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Curling Club. The protest against the wind turbines has been raging since 2009. The project was given permission by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change in February one day before Clearview township had a hearing schedule with the... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
No gas would burn greenhouse industrybut I don't know for sure,” Seguin said. He said the Leamington-based OGVG has
No gas would burn greenhouse industry
Chatham Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
but I don't know for sure,” Seguin said. He said the Leamington-based OGVG has been in regular consultations with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. “But if these things that we see in the press are actually going to come... Read more
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PhysOrg
Making plants fit for climate changetogether specialist research teams and work groups from all over Bavaria. BayK
Making plants fit for climate change
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
together specialist research teams and work groups from all over Bavaria. BayKlimaFit is financed by the Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection; 260,000 euros have been allocated to the JMU project. Among others, the... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Work continues to address Gales fuel leakat a St. Catharines gas station, work is still being done to comply with order
Work continues to address Gales fuel leak
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 13 days ago
at a St. Catharines gas station, work is still being done to comply with order related to the leak. According to the Ministry of the Environment, at least 4,500 litres of fuel leaked Nov. 18 when a valve connected to underground fuel tanks at... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Work continues to address Gales fuel leakat a St. Catharines gas station, work is still being done to comply with order
Work continues to address Gales fuel leak
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 13 days ago
at a St. Catharines gas station, work is still being done to comply with order related to the leak. According to the Ministry of the Environment, at least 4,500 litres of fuel leaked Nov. 18 when a valve connected to underground fuel tanks at... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Work continues to address Gales fuel leakat a St. Catharines gas station, work is still being done to comply with order
Work continues to address Gales fuel leak
Welland Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
at a St. Catharines gas station, work is still being done to comply with order related to the leak. According to the Ministry of the Environment, at least 4,500 litres of fuel leaked Nov. 18 when a valve connected to underground fuel tanks at... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesia reviewing cooperation with Singapore in environment, forestry matterswell as those planned collaborations which will not go ahead. Basically, we onl
Indonesia reviewing cooperation with Singapore in environment, forestry matters
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
well as those planned collaborations which will not go ahead. Basically, we only feel obliged to notify them (the Singapore Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources) of our decisions,” the minister was quoted as saying. Her comments came... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Woman follows car's GPS directions into Lake Hurona broadcast instructing boats not to approach that launch for fear of being dam
Woman follows car's GPS directions into Lake Huron
The Sudbury Star / Posted 15 days ago
a broadcast instructing boats not to approach that launch for fear of being damaged by the submerged vehicle. Police, the Ministry of the Environment and members of RCC Trenton gathered at the launch and towed the Toyota Yaris from the water on... Read more
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CTV News
Sink and swim: GPS leads driver off boat launch into Lake Huronto issue a broadcast instructing boats not to approach that launch for fear of
Sink and swim: GPS leads driver off boat launch into Lake Huron
CTV News / Posted 16 days ago
to issue a broadcast instructing boats not to approach that launch for fear of being damaged by the submerged vehicle. The Ministry of the Environment and members of RCC Trenton were notified. The Toyota Yaris was taken out of the water on Friday... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
‘A Little Embarrassed’: Woman Follows Car’s GPS Straight Into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A Little Embarrassed’: Woman Follows Car’s GPS Straight Into Lake Huron
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly — police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Russell concerned by statements at county councillaws, that is “completely false,” Russell said in an interview. The Durham/Yor
Russell concerned by statements at county council
Northumberland Today / Posted 16 days ago
laws, that is “completely false,” Russell said in an interview. The Durham/York incinerator certificate from the ministry of the environment governing its operation requires that “if the facility exceeds air quality standards for a... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“A little embarrassed:” Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
“A little embarrassed:” Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
41 related stories
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FOX 8 WGHP
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
41 related stories
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FOX 4 Kansas City
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
41 related stories
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into a lakea warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into a lake
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
‘A Little Embarrassed’: Woman Follows Car’s GPS Straight into Lake Hurona warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing
‘A Little Embarrassed’: Woman Follows Car’s GPS Straight into Lake Huron
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 16 days ago
a warning to all boats to avoid the area, and news of the woman’s embarrassing navigation error spread quickly – police the Ministry of the Environment and officers from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center rushed to the scene. Rubinstein-Gilbert... Read more
41 related stories
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CTV News
Car's GPS leads driver into Lake Hurona broadcast instructing boats not to approach that launch for fear of being dam
Car's GPS leads driver into Lake Huron
CTV News / Posted 16 days ago
a broadcast instructing boats not to approach that launch for fear of being damaged by the submerged vehicle. Police, the Ministry of the Environment and members of RCC Trenton gathered at the launch and towed the Toyota Yaris from the water on... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Woman follows GPS; ends up in Tobermory harbourThe car was towed from the water at about 8:20 a.m. Friday. The OPP, Joint Res
Woman follows GPS; ends up in Tobermory harbour
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
The car was towed from the water at about 8:20 a.m. Friday. The OPP, Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre at Trenton, Ministry of the Environment and Tobermory harbourmaster were each notified of the incident. The boat launch was reopened by... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Woman follows GPS; ends up in Tobermory harbourThe car was towed from the water at about 8:20 a.m. Friday. The OPP, Joint Res
Woman follows GPS; ends up in Tobermory harbour
Barrie Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
The car was towed from the water at about 8:20 a.m. Friday. The OPP, Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre at Trenton, Ministry of the Environment and Tobermory harbourmaster were each notified of the incident. The boat launch was reopened by... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Green Creek on Elm Streetallow the dye to dissipate. When the dye was broken down and no longer visible,
Green Creek on Elm Street
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 16 days ago
allow the dye to dissipate. When the dye was broken down and no longer visible, the subcontractor removed the barrier. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Control was informed of the occurrence as a courtesy call, but not a notification of... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Woman follows GPS; ends up in Tobermory harbourcar was towed from the water at about 8:20 a.m. Friday. The OPP, Joint Rescue
Woman follows GPS; ends up in Tobermory harbour
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 16 days ago
car was towed from the water at about 8:20 a.m. Friday. The OPP, Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre at Trenton, Ministry of the Environment and Tobermory harbourmaster were each notified of the incident. The boat launch was reopened by... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Hearing could clarify powers of Municipal BoardBay involves a long standing issue dating back to the mid-70s. On August 20, 19
Hearing could clarify powers of Municipal Board
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
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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Manitoulin Expositor
No charges to be laid in relation to pickup up truck that went through Lake Wolsey IceLAKE WOLSEY—No charges are going to be laid by the Ministry of the Environment
No charges to be laid in relation to pickup up truck that went through Lake Wolsey Ice
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
LAKE WOLSEY—No charges are going to be laid by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) on the owner of the pickup truck that went through Lake Wolsey this past March. “The vehicle was removed from the lake on April 22,” Steve Moggy, of the MOE, told... Read more
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FOX News
Environmentally-friendly Canadian gov't could face $475M payout for blocking US wind energy companyzone might not really be up to snuff. “The real challenge now begins,” he wrot
Environmentally-friendly Canadian gov't could face $475M payout for blocking US wind energy company
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
zone might not really be up to snuff. “The real challenge now begins,” he wrote. “Although we have messaged to (the Ministry of the Environment) that there is nothing in our data to support an exclusion zone, they continue to want to base... Read more
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Northumberland Today
New Cobourg staffer tackles first-time challengesas assistant director of communications. “After Walkerton, they created a new
New Cobourg staffer tackles first-time challenges
Northumberland Today / Posted 18 days ago
as assistant director of communications. “After Walkerton, they created a new drinking water management division at the Ministry of the Environment. I was brought over as assistant director of the Safe Drinking Water branch and continued to... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Water advisory at VHSSbe under this advisory until we have the clearance from the health unit and our
Water advisory at VHSS
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 19 days ago
be under this advisory until we have the clearance from the health unit and our results are within the allowable levels.” Ministry of the Environment standards for drinking water state that lead concentrations in drinking water cannot exceed 10... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
City unveils energy planenergy. City CAO David Creery gave the 20-minute presentation of the plan to c
City unveils energy plan
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 19 days ago
energy. City CAO David Creery gave the 20-minute presentation of the plan to council, which was started in 2014 after the Ministry of the Environment selected Woodstock as one of eight municipalities to receive funding to develop the plan. The... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Brazilian Soy Moratorium Renewed Indefinitelyselling soy linked to deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, was renewed today.
Brazilian Soy Moratorium Renewed Indefinitely
CommonDreams.org / Posted 19 days ago
selling soy linked to deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, was renewed today. The agreement, signed in a ceremony at the Ministry of the Environment, renews the moratorium indefinitely – or as the renewal document says – until it is no longer... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Fight Over Access to the Great Lakes BasinPlains. (Not so feasible, said the Corps.) Five years later, a businessman in C
The Fight Over Access to the Great Lakes Basin
The Atlantic / Posted 19 days ago
Plains. (Not so feasible, said the Corps.) Five years later, a businessman in Canada secured a permit from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change to transport 158 million gallons of water each year from Lake Superior to Asia... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Adverse water reading in Delhicomplaints. The problem in Delhi was traced to a faulty injection pump. The pu
Adverse water reading in Delhi
Delhi News Record / Posted 20 days ago
complaints. The problem in Delhi was traced to a faulty injection pump. The pump was repaired and put back in service. The Ministry of the Environment and the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit have been advised of the incident. “Both agencies were... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Adverse water reading in Delhicomplaints. The problem in Delhi was traced to a faulty injection pump. The pu
Adverse water reading in Delhi
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 20 days ago
complaints. The problem in Delhi was traced to a faulty injection pump. The pump was repaired and put back in service. The Ministry of the Environment and the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit have been advised of the incident. “Both agencies were... Read more
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