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Wallaceburg Courier Press
About 200 people show up at information meetingWallaceburg-area residents turned out in large numbers Tuesday for an informati
About 200 people show up at information meeting
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 2 days ago
Wallaceburg-area residents turned out in large numbers Tuesday for an information meeting about a wind farm project proposed for an area north of the community. Many left with unanswered questions. Employees of project partners Boralex Inc. and RES... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
About 200 people show up at information meetingWallaceburg-area residents turned out in large numbers Tuesday for an informati
About 200 people show up at information meeting
Chatham Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Wallaceburg-area residents turned out in large numbers Tuesday for an information meeting about a wind farm project proposed for an area north of the community. Many left with unanswered questions. Employees of project partners Boralex Inc. and RES... Read more
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Chatham This Week
About 200 people show up at information meetingWallaceburg-area residents turned out in large numbers Tuesday for an informati
About 200 people show up at information meeting
Chatham This Week / Posted 2 days ago
Wallaceburg-area residents turned out in large numbers Tuesday for an information meeting about a wind farm project proposed for an area north of the community. Many left with unanswered questions. Employees of project partners Boralex Inc. and RES... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Council takes on big windCan the municipality succeed where no legal challenge, bylaw, or protest has in
Council takes on big wind
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
Can the municipality succeed where no legal challenge, bylaw, or protest has in the fight against provincial wind turbine projects? A majority of Kincardine council seems to think so. Following a vote at the last council meeting, municipal staff... Read more
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Kincardine News
Council takes on big windCan the municipality succeed where no legal challenge, bylaw, or protest has in
Council takes on big wind
Kincardine News / Posted 4 days ago
Can the municipality succeed where no legal challenge, bylaw, or protest has in the fight against provincial wind turbine projects? A majority of Kincardine council seems to think so. Following a vote at the last council meeting, municipal staff... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Watching for algae bloomsThere hasn’t been anything out of the ordinary in terms of blue-green algae thi
Watching for algae blooms
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
There hasn’t been anything out of the ordinary in terms of blue-green algae this summer, conservation officials say. “There have been a few spots identified — the typical spots of bloom,” said Anne Anderson, special projects co-ordinator for Lower... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Contest pursues solution to algae$10 MILLION PRIZE Problem grows around world Calling all entrepreneurs: If yo
Contest pursues solution to algae
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 days ago
$10 MILLION PRIZE Problem grows around world Calling all entrepreneurs: If you have what it takes to stop the world’s growing algae menace, you could win $10 million. The unusual bounty is being offered by the... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Blue-gree algae found on Lake DoreThe Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has advised the Renfrew
Blue-gree algae found on Lake Dore
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 7 days ago
The Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has advised the Renfrew County and District Health Unit that test results from water samples taken from Lake Dore have confirmed the presence of blue-green algae. Blue-green algae blooms are a... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Roundup best option for airportThe Alberni Clayquot Regional District will continue to use the conroversial he
Roundup best option for airport
Alberni Valley News / Posted 7 days ago
The Alberni Clayquot Regional District will continue to use the conroversial herbicide Roundup at the airport because no better alternative is feasible. “Current use of the Roundup product is the preferred method with the contractor because of the... Read more
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Newswise
Bizarre Bat with Longest Tongue Discovered in Bolivian Park Idendidad Madidi Expedition Finds Strange Bat, New Frog Species, and More Ava
Bizarre Bat with Longest Tongue Discovered in Bolivian Park
Newswise / Posted 8 days ago
Idendidad Madidi Expedition Finds Strange Bat, New Frog Species, and More Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — NEW YORK (August 20, 2015) — WCS reports that the groundbreaking... Read more
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Timmins Times
Horwath visits Gogama derailment siteMinistry of the Environment must address the outstanding safety concerns of tho
Horwath visits Gogama derailment site
Timmins Times / Posted 8 days ago
Ministry of the Environment must address the outstanding safety concerns of those who live near the site of the CN train derailment near Gogama earlier this year, provincial NDP leader Andrea Horwath said. Horwath was in Gogama Thursday to visit the... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Horwath visits Gogama derailment siteMinistry of the Environment must address the outstanding safety concerns of tho
Horwath visits Gogama derailment site
The Sudbury Star / Posted 8 days ago
Ministry of the Environment must address the outstanding safety concerns of those who live near the site of the CN train derailment near Gogama earlier this year, provincial NDP leader Andrea Horwath said. Horwath was in Gogama Thursday to visit the... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Examining Erieau's natural heritageAn interactive workshop about Erieau's beach plants aimed to foster a better un
Examining Erieau's natural heritage
Chatham Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
An interactive workshop about Erieau's beach plants aimed to foster a better understanding of the important ecosystem on Thursday. Blue Flag Canada was host for the event, which began with a presentation at the Erieau Fire Hall, followed by a tour... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Board to test Crossroads soilSoil at Crossroads Public School contains some residue of pesticides, but at le
Board to test Crossroads soil
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 9 days ago
Soil at Crossroads Public School contains some residue of pesticides, but at levels that are safe for students, an internal report prepared for the public school board shows. However, following a recommendation by the Regional public health... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Board to test Crossroads soilSoil at Crossroads Public School contains some residue of pesticides, but at le
Board to test Crossroads soil
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 9 days ago
Soil at Crossroads Public School contains some residue of pesticides, but at levels that are safe for students, an internal report prepared for the public school board shows. However, following a recommendation by the Regional public health... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Board to test Crossroads soilSoil at Crossroads Public School contains some residue of pesticides, but at le
Board to test Crossroads soil
Welland Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Soil at Crossroads Public School contains some residue of pesticides, but at levels that are safe for students, an internal report prepared for the public school board shows. However, following a recommendation by the Regional public health... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
MOE: Hensall landfill site threatens Dunn Drain troutBy Jesse Cnockaert, Times-Advocate Staff HENSALL — Ammonia from the Hensall la
MOE: Hensall landfill site threatens Dunn Drain trout
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 10 days ago
By Jesse Cnockaert, Times-Advocate Staff HENSALL — Ammonia from the Hensall landfill site is a threat to nearby fish habitat, and action needs to be taken quickly to not interfere with the fall spawning season. Members of Bluewater council met with... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Plans for Quarry Lake under fireA recent decision by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has
Plans for Quarry Lake under fire
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 10 days ago
A recent decision by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has Oxford County residents and politicians gearing up for a fight. Carmeuse Lime and Stone will now be allowed to discharge industrial sewage into the West Quarry Pond,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambia Validates Action Against Desertification ProjectStakeholders from relevant institutions and organisations recently validated Th
Gambia Validates Action Against Desertification Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Stakeholders from relevant institutions and organisations recently validated The Gambia component of the Great Green Wall for Sahara and Sahel Initiative (GGWSSI), and Action Desertification Project (ADP) draft documents at the conference hall of... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Air quality results to be releasedAir monitoring results and preliminary findings from the Beachville area will b
Air quality results to be released
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 12 days ago
Air monitoring results and preliminary findings from the Beachville area will be released at an upcoming public meeting. Officials from Oxford County public health, Public Health Ontario (PHO) and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Vale, union probe gas leakOne day after air horns went silent following an alarming gas leak at the Vale
Vale, union probe gas leak
The Sudbury Star / Posted 14 days ago
One day after air horns went silent following an alarming gas leak at the Vale smelter in Copper Cliff, the company and union were underway with a joint investigation into how a toxic plume of gas escaped during maintenance at the acid plant Thursday... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Public access to Cooper site deniedChet Greason cgreason@stratfordgazette.com City council has denied a request b
Public access to Cooper site denied
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 15 days ago
Chet Greason cgreason@stratfordgazette.com City council has denied a request by the Friends of the Cooper Site to allow tours of the former railway shops, passing a recommendation from staff that would see entry to the derelict building remain... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
frauds, disturbanceOn August 13 police received several complaints about potential frauds. In the
frauds, disturbance
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 15 days ago
On August 13 police received several complaints about potential frauds. In the first instance, a Belleville resident received a letter in the mail along with a cheque payable to that person. The cover letter describes the promotion which is “Red Bull... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Gas leak didn't endanger public: ValeIt was a tense Thursday morning for those who live and work in Copper Cliff and
Gas leak didn't endanger public: Vale
The Sudbury Star / Posted 15 days ago
It was a tense Thursday morning for those who live and work in Copper Cliff and the surrounding area, but no injuries have been reported after two gases combined to form a toxic mist at the Vale acid plant. While a joint investigation into the cause... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Tire fire land on the blockHaldimand County put a notorious piece of property on the market last week. Wh
Tire fire land on the block
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 16 days ago
Haldimand County put a notorious piece of property on the market last week. Whether the county finds any takers remains to be seen. There’s a good chance it won’t. The land in question is listed as 39 Walpole Concession Road 13. Most everyone else... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
No cease and desist order for gravel pitPARIS - A grassroots group is pressing Brant County council to be more forceful
No cease and desist order for gravel pit
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS - A grassroots group is pressing Brant County council to be more forceful in its position that no further activity be approved at a controversial gravel pit operated by Dufferin Aggregates Ltd. on farmland north of Paris. The Concerned... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
No cease and desist order for gravel pitPARIS - A grassroots group is pressing Brant County council to be more forceful
No cease and desist order for gravel pit
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS - A grassroots group is pressing Brant County council to be more forceful in its position that no further activity be approved at a controversial gravel pit operated by Dufferin Aggregates Ltd. on farmland north of Paris. The Concerned... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Large wind power project planned for north of townWallaceburg could soon be surrounded by wind turbines. A large-scale wind farm
Large wind power project planned for north of town
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 17 days ago
Wallaceburg could soon be surrounded by wind turbines. A large-scale wind farm project is planned for an area north of Wallaceburg. The project is being developed by Otter Creek Wind Farm LP, a partnership between RES Canada and Boralex. The... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Public information meeting set for Aug. 25Wallaceburg could soon be surrounded by wind turbines. A large-scale wind farm
Public information meeting set for Aug. 25
Chatham Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Wallaceburg could soon be surrounded by wind turbines. A large-scale wind farm project is planned for an area north of Wallaceburg. The project is being developed by Otter Creek Wind Farm LP, a partnership between RES Canada and Boralex. The... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Algae trouble surfaces at Little LakePicturesque Little Lake may be pretty to look at, but danger is lurking in its
Algae trouble surfaces at Little Lake
Barrie Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
Picturesque Little Lake may be pretty to look at, but danger is lurking in its waters. The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has been advised by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) that laboratory tests of a blue-green algae... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
2014 budget produces 'modest' surplusPARIS - With all the number crunching done, Brant County councillors will have
2014 budget produces 'modest' surplus
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 23 days ago
PARIS - With all the number crunching done, Brant County councillors will have to swallow a "modest" surplus of $52,586 in last year's operating budget, which will mean it will have less leftover revenue to count on this year. Council has received... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Accident closes Falconbridge HighwayAn accident involving a garbage truck and another large vehicle has closed sout
Accident closes Falconbridge Highway
The Sudbury Star / Posted 24 days ago
An accident involving a garbage truck and another large vehicle has closed southbound lanes on Falconbridge Road between Frobisher Street and The Kingsway until further notice. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction using the northbound... Read more
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Nelson Star
Candidates kick off official Kootenay-Columbia campaignThe longest election campaign in modern Canadian history is officially underway
Candidates kick off official Kootenay-Columbia campaign
Nelson Star / Posted 24 days ago
The longest election campaign in modern Canadian history is officially underway, but for the candidates in Kootenay-Columbia, it started months ago. “I think most of the candidates have been campaigning already, so it’s not a huge change,” said Bill... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Fuel spill into Maitland containedBy Pauline Kerr Advance Times Editor Ministry of the Environment (MOE) offici
Fuel spill into Maitland contained
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 24 days ago
By Pauline Kerr Advance Times Editor Ministry of the Environment (MOE) officials, fire department and others were called in last week to deal with a petroleum leak into the Maitland River in Wingham. The afternoon and evening of July 7, fire crews... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Key officials from US, Singapore meet to discuss environment issuesWASHINGTON DC: Key officials from the Obama administration and Singapore met at
Key officials from US, Singapore meet to discuss environment issues
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON DC: Key officials from the Obama administration and Singapore met at the US State Department on Monday (Aug 3) for the US-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Environment Chapter public sessions on cooperation. The agenda was wide-ranging -... Read more
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PhysOrg
Saving energy in industrial parks: new online tool helps economic developers and climate-protection managersNew energy-saving concepts for industrial parks have been developed by a team o
Saving energy in industrial parks: new online tool helps economic developers and climate-protection managers
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
New energy-saving concepts for industrial parks have been developed by a team of RUB engineers headed by Prof Dr-Ing. Hermann-Josef Wagner from the Chair of Energy Systems and Energy Economics on behalf of the Federal Ministry of the Environment.... Read more
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New York Magazine
Hunter Rebecca Francis Has a Thing or Two to Teach Us About the WildRebecca Francis after a day of hunting at the GeoDot hunting farm, Thabazimbi,
Hunter Rebecca Francis Has a Thing or Two to Teach Us About the Wild
New York Magazine / Posted 26 days ago
Rebecca Francis after a day of hunting at the GeoDot hunting farm, Thabazimbi, South Africa.Photo: Marc Shoul In an age of social-media shaming, a single tweet can launch a crusade. But maybe Ricky Gervais should have picked another woman to mess... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Uncontrolled current a killer, say dairy farmersLee Montgomery takes a long draw on his cigarette, the smoke curling away from
Uncontrolled current a killer, say dairy farmers
Chatham Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
Lee Montgomery takes a long draw on his cigarette, the smoke curling away from him as he speaks forcefully about the invisible killer that stole everything he loved. The 81-year-old Dover-area farmer knows stray current, and its effects are as real... Read more
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Business Wire
Sorin Group Announces Results for the Second Quarter of 2015At a meeting held today and chaired by Rosario Bifulco, the Sorin S.p.A. Board
Sorin Group Announces Results for the Second Quarter of 2015
Business Wire / Posted 30 days ago
At a meeting held today and chaired by Rosario Bifulco, the Sorin S.p.A. Board of Directors approved the results for the first half of 2015. “Our second quarter revenues exceeded our expectations, supported by robust revenue growth from the Cardiac... Read more

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