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Belleville Intelligencer
Ideal circumstances for algae bloomsa bloom. McClure said if someone suspects a blue-green algae bloom, they shoul
Ideal circumstances for algae blooms
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 19 hours ago
a bloom. McClure said if someone suspects a blue-green algae bloom, they should assume toxins are present and call the Ministry of the Environment spills action centre at 1-800-268-6060. The health risks of exposure to blue-green algae include... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Petition targets outdoor furnaces in Sudburysystem," Charbonneau says. Landry-Altmann says there are strict guidelines in
Petition targets outdoor furnaces in Sudbury
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
system," Charbonneau says. Landry-Altmann says there are strict guidelines in Sudbury, which have been devised by the Ministry of the Environment, on burning garbage and wood. "You look at the photos and you look at the stipulations, and... Read more
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Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal
Still no certificate for landfill extensionThere is still no word from the Ministry of the Environment about the awarding
Still no certificate for landfill extension
Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal / Posted yesterday
There is still no word from the Ministry of the Environment about the awarding of an operational certificate for the Cache Creek landfill extension, although Cache Creek mayor John Ranta remains hopeful that it will be granted in time to allow... Read more
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CBC.ca
Arsenic in water prompts do not drink advisory for mobile home parkI mean growing up from knee-high to a grasshopper, it's always been a weekly ri
Arsenic in water prompts do not drink advisory for mobile home park
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
I mean growing up from knee-high to a grasshopper, it's always been a weekly ritual to carry water in," said Ralph. The ministry of the environment is currently working with the operator of the community's water system to get the arsenic levels... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
County has busy farmers jumping through hoopsof their accommodations. Meanwhile, Norfolk’s building department won’t issue
County has busy farmers jumping through hoops
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 6 days ago
of their accommodations. Meanwhile, Norfolk’s building department won’t issue VanBerlo a building permit until he receives Ministry of the Environment approval for a new septic system. The MOE must be engaged when accommodations might use 10,000... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Poor mapping leads to OMB fightthe potential impact, he added. For example, if noisy equipment is to be used,
Poor mapping leads to OMB fight
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 7 days ago
the potential impact, he added. For example, if noisy equipment is to be used, a certificate of approval from the Ministry of the Environment is needed. Council will discuss the issue at its Aug. 18 meeting. But Boyce isn't hopeful. "It... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Poor mapping leads to OMB fightthe potential impact, he added. For example, if noisy equipment is to be used,
Poor mapping leads to OMB fight
Barrie Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
the potential impact, he added. For example, if noisy equipment is to be used, a certificate of approval from the Ministry of the Environment is needed. Council will discuss the issue at its Aug. 18 meeting. But Boyce isn't hopeful. "It... Read more
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Timmins Times
City hires experts to assess soil risk1930s the area was developed into the park and adjoining sports fields that exi
City hires experts to assess soil risk
Timmins Times / Posted 8 days ago
1930s the area was developed into the park and adjoining sports fields that exist today. In the year 2,000, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) did soil sampling in the park that revealed the presence of heavy metals in the topsoil, a... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Timmins hires firm to assess park risk1930s the area was developed into the park and adjoining sports fields that exi
Timmins hires firm to assess park risk
The Sudbury Star / Posted 8 days ago
1930s the area was developed into the park and adjoining sports fields that exist today. In the year 2,000, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) did soil sampling in the park that revealed the presence of heavy metals in the topsoil, a... Read more
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CBC.ca
Constance Lake First Nation's boil water advisory finally sees an endnew water treatment plant for Constance Lake First Nation near Hearst. The Fir
Constance Lake First Nation's boil water advisory finally sees an end
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
new water treatment plant for Constance Lake First Nation near Hearst. The First Nation contributed $933,087 and Ontario's Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change provided $820,000. The First Nation says the boil water advisory can be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Is Committed to Drr Says Ndma Deputy Directoralso take into consideration the ongoing initiatives to develop a national Clim
Government Is Committed to Drr Says Ndma Deputy Director
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
also take into consideration the ongoing initiatives to develop a national Climate Change Policy under the purview of the Ministry of the Environment". Joof maintained that disaster reduction and climate change interventions mutually reinforce... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Norfolk prepares to tweak burn bylawpractices recommended by the Ontario Fire Marshals Office as well as the Minist
Norfolk prepares to tweak burn bylaw
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 9 days ago
practices recommended by the Ontario Fire Marshals Office as well as the Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry and the Ministry of the Environment,” Pipe says in his report. The proposed changes will be considered at this week’s meeting of... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Ministry to monitor Stepan site cleanupplan to ensure there are no potential adverse environmental offsite impacts,” L
Ministry to monitor Stepan site cleanup
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 12 days ago
plan to ensure there are no potential adverse environmental offsite impacts,” Lindsay Davidson, of the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, wrote in an email. “Stepan would be responsible for any impacts related to... Read more
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Timmins Times
Soil risk assessment on council agendaadvisory to the city and the Porcupine Health Unit began with soil testing that
Soil risk assessment on council agenda
Timmins Times / Posted 13 days ago
advisory to the city and the Porcupine Health Unit began with soil testing that was initially carried out by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment in 2000 and again in 2012. Heavy metals — lead, arsenic and antimony — were detected in the park... Read more
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Timmins Times
Gowest gets go-aheadBradshaw gold venture, has more than 400,000 indicated ounces of gold and more
Gowest gets go-ahead
Timmins Times / Posted 13 days ago
Bradshaw gold venture, has more than 400,000 indicated ounces of gold and more than 750,000 ounces inferred. The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has completed its Environmental Assessment of Gowest’s advanced... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesia's latest comments on Transboundary Haze Pollution Act a 'good outcome': Masagosthat Singapore's actions with the THPA showed that it did not respect Indonesia
Indonesia's latest comments on Transboundary Haze Pollution Act a 'good outcome': Masagos
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
that Singapore's actions with the THPA showed that it did not respect Indonesia's sovereignty. In response, Singapore's Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) said that the THPA is meant to deter and prosecute those responsible... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Timmins to learn more about soils testingadvisory made to the city and the Porcupine Health Unit began with soil testing
Timmins to learn more about soils testing
The Sudbury Star / Posted 13 days ago
advisory made to the city and the Porcupine Health Unit began with soil testing initially carried out by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment in 2000 and again in 2012. Heavy metals -- lead, arsenic and antimony -- were detected in the... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Gold mine in Timmins gets the go-aheadBradshaw gold venture, has more than 400,000 indicated ounces of gold and more
Gold mine in Timmins gets the go-ahead
The Sudbury Star / Posted 13 days ago
Bradshaw gold venture, has more than 400,000 indicated ounces of gold and more than 750,000 ounces inferred. The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has completed its Environmental Assessment of Gowest's advanced... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farmers Pursue War Against Pestswhen poorly used has minute negative effects on man and the environment, the Di
Farmers Pursue War Against Pests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
when poorly used has minute negative effects on man and the environment, the Director of Standards and Control in the Ministry of the Environment, Enoh Peter Ayuk, said Phostoxin was necessary in Cameroon's agro-economy where there is need to... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Big emergency exercise in OrilliaLHIN and CCAC, York Region, PowerStream, Honda, Rock 95, Ontario Provincial Pol
Big emergency exercise in Orillia
Barrie Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
LHIN and CCAC, York Region, PowerStream, Honda, Rock 95, Ontario Provincial Police, Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care, Ministry of the Environment & Climate Change, and the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management. Emergency... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Big emergency exercise in OrilliaLHIN and CCAC, York Region, PowerStream, Honda, Rock 95, Ontario Provincial Pol
Big emergency exercise in Orillia
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 13 days ago
LHIN and CCAC, York Region, PowerStream, Honda, Rock 95, Ontario Provincial Police, Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care, Ministry of the Environment & Climate Change, and the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management. Emergency... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Transboundary Haze Pollution Act not about national sovereignty: MEWRfor transboundary haze pollution in Singapore, and is not directed at any indiv
Transboundary Haze Pollution Act not about national sovereignty: MEWR
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
for transboundary haze pollution in Singapore, and is not directed at any individual or company based on nationality, the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) said in a statement on Wednesday (Jun 15). Instead, MEWR said its... Read more
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Gulf News
Lebanon government in quandary after Phalange ministers resignthat approval of the Janna dam would destroy the largest forestland, which the
Lebanon government in quandary after Phalange ministers resign
Gulf News / Posted 15 days ago
that approval of the Janna dam would destroy the largest forestland, which the Phalange found unpalatable.Although the Ministry of the Environment objected to the Janna dam project after two environmental impact studies concluded that “the... Read more
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Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal
New rules for compost facilitiesEffective immediately, the Ministry of the Environment is amending the Organic
New rules for compost facilities
Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Effective immediately, the Ministry of the Environment is amending the Organic Matter Recycling Regulation (OMMR) to require permits for compost facilities that process food waste or biosolids. Along with obtaining a permit, affected facilities must... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From a Rational Point of View, ECA Fully Grasped the Real Problems in Côte d'Ivoirethe Ministry of Planning and Development, the Ministry of the Economy and Finan
From a Rational Point of View, ECA Fully Grasped the Real Problems in Côte d'Ivoire
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
the Ministry of Planning and Development, the Ministry of the Economy and Finance, the Ministry of Mines and Industry, the Ministry of the Environment, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry for Regional Integration and Ivorians in the Diaspora,... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Boat burns in the middle of the Ottawa Riverare still investigating the cause of the fire, but early reports say that it be
Boat burns in the middle of the Ottawa River
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 19 days ago
are still investigating the cause of the fire, but early reports say that it began in the engine compartment, and due to the amount of fuel on board at the time (400 litres) the Ministry of the Environment was inform... Read more
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Timmins Times
City finally provides dirt on park soilexceed “applicable Ontario standards”. The report is a compilation of soil sam
City finally provides dirt on park soil
Timmins Times / Posted 20 days ago
exceed “applicable Ontario standards”. The report is a compilation of soil sampling results carried out by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, and by Amec Foster Wheeler (AFW), engineering consultants hired by the city.... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Timmins soil study results troublingexceed "applicable Ontario standards". The report is a compilation of soil sam
Timmins soil study results troubling
The Sudbury Star / Posted 20 days ago
exceed "applicable Ontario standards". The report is a compilation of soil sampling results carried out by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, and by Amec Foster Wheeler (AFW), engineering consultants hired by the city.... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury's air quality continues to improveby the local non-profit group on air quality trends in the city, was released o
Sudbury's air quality continues to improve
The Sudbury Star / Posted 21 days ago
by the local non-profit group on air quality trends in the city, was released on Wednesday. Based on data from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, the National Pollutant Release Inventory and the Greater Sudbury Sulphur... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Signs call for caution at water source siteslocations, he said. Putting up the signs is part of a plan devised by area con
Signs call for caution at water source sites
Sarnia Observer / Posted 22 days ago
locations, he said. Putting up the signs is part of a plan devised by area conservation authorities and approved by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change last autumn. A public education program, in the works for Sarnia-Lambton,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore renews haze assistance package to Indonesiaefforts to deal with the land and forest fires in the run-up to the traditional
Singapore renews haze assistance package to Indonesia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
efforts to deal with the land and forest fires in the run-up to the traditional dry season from June to October," said the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) in a news release on Tuesday (Jun 7). The haze assistance package... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Unbiased Second Avenue input needeabout city plans for the project, an increasing number of submissions for furth
Unbiased Second Avenue input neede
The Sudbury Star / Posted 23 days ago
about city plans for the project, an increasing number of submissions for further evaluation have been submitted to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, which is now in the process of considering those concerns related to air and... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Merrittville Hwy. bridge opensboost in the work schedule also came when an autumn in-water working restrictio
Merrittville Hwy. bridge opens
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 23 days ago
boost in the work schedule also came when an autumn in-water working restriction that was initially imposed by the Ministry of the Environment was lifted. Rankin crews were not permitted to be in the water of Lake Gibson between Sept. 1... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Merrittville Hwy. bridge opensboost in the work schedule also came when an autumn in-water working restrictio
Merrittville Hwy. bridge opens
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 23 days ago
boost in the work schedule also came when an autumn in-water working restriction that was initially imposed by the Ministry of the Environment was lifted. Rankin crews were not permitted to be in the water of Lake Gibson between Sept. 1... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Merrittville Hwy. bridge opensboost in the work schedule also came when an autumn in-water working restrictio
Merrittville Hwy. bridge opens
Welland Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
boost in the work schedule also came when an autumn in-water working restriction that was initially imposed by the Ministry of the Environment was lifted. Rankin crews were not permitted to be in the water of Lake Gibson between Sept. 1... Read more
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Japan Today
Illegal ivory trade rife in Japan: report ‹ Japan TodayJapanese government has been aware of the loopholes in its system. In 2001, the
Illegal ivory trade rife in Japan: report ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 23 days ago
Japanese government has been aware of the loopholes in its system. In 2001, the Japan Wildlife Research Center provided the Ministry of the Environment with details of the ways in which the system could be abused. “We conclude”, Thornton added,... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Debate: Is "Degrowth" the Way to Reduce Greenhouse Gases?Toronto, and he has served as assistant deputy minister of the Environmental Sc
Debate: Is "Degrowth" the Way to Reduce Greenhouse Gases?
Naked Capitalism / Posted 24 days ago
Toronto, and he has served as assistant deputy minister of the Environmental Sciences and Standards Division of the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, and he’s a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Gentlemen, thank you both for joining me... Read more
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Newsmax
Hawaiian Islands Debris: Aerial Pics Show Paradise Is a Magnet for International Ocean Trashthe Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources and the North Pacific Marin
Hawaiian Islands Debris: Aerial Pics Show Paradise Is a Magnet for International Ocean Trash
Newsmax / Posted 26 days ago
the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources and the North Pacific Marine Science Organization was funded by Japan's Ministry of the Environment in hopes of finding out how much of the debris came from Japan's 2011 tsunami. Researchers,... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Ben's Ditch a healthy ecosystem worth restoring2 ESA report by Shaheen and Peaker on the same site came out March 21, 2005. Th
Ben's Ditch a healthy ecosystem worth restoring
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 26 days ago
2 ESA report by Shaheen and Peaker on the same site came out March 21, 2005. These reports were followed by a report on the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) risk assessment of the proposed MURF by Shaheen and Peaker Jan. 26, 2006. Then, Feb. 1,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Climate Science Debate Not Settled; Debate Still Neededand the slow rise in New Zealand sea levels over the last 100 years. Similar ex
Climate Science Debate Not Settled; Debate Still Needed
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 27 days ago
and the slow rise in New Zealand sea levels over the last 100 years. Similar extreme predictions have been adopted by the Ministry of the Environment and are now being used by Councils to devalue coastal land and limit development near the sea.... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Lakehead wading into canal studyplan also required and received approval from the federal Department of Fisheri
Lakehead wading into canal study
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 28 days ago
plan also required and received approval from the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the provincial Ministry of the Environment to use the product. But local environmentalist Bob Bowles called the move a "Band-Aid... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Lakehead wading into canal studyplan also required and received approval from the federal Department of Fisheri
Lakehead wading into canal study
Barrie Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
plan also required and received approval from the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the provincial Ministry of the Environment to use the product. But local environmentalist Bob Bowles called the move a "Band-Aid... Read more
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International Business Times
Toshiba trialling 45-seater electric bus that can be charged wirelessly in 15 minutes said. Toshiba's EV wireless charging and battery system has been in developmen
Toshiba trialling 45-seater electric bus that can be charged wirelessly in 15 minutes
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
said. Toshiba's EV wireless charging and battery system has been in development since 2014 and is supported by Japan's Ministry Of The Environment, as part of its Low Carbon Technology Research And Development Programme. Field tests of the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Noise focus of OMB testimonyinto, Martensson-Hemsted and her husband soon looked at ways to curb the noise,
Noise focus of OMB testimony
Barrie Examiner / Posted 29 days ago
into, Martensson-Hemsted and her husband soon looked at ways to curb the noise, she said, including inquiring with the Ministry of the Environment, to no avail. She had concerns about the new owners of Burl's Creek and the future plans for the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Noise focus of OMB testimonyinto, Martensson-Hemsted and her husband soon looked at ways to curb the noise,
Noise focus of OMB testimony
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 29 days ago
into, Martensson-Hemsted and her husband soon looked at ways to curb the noise, she said, including inquiring with the Ministry of the Environment, to no avail. She had concerns about the new owners of Burl's Creek and the future plans for the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Field testing medium-sized EV bus with wirelessly rechargeable lithium-ion batteryto the promotion of EV buses." The video will load shortly Development of thi
Field testing medium-sized EV bus with wirelessly rechargeable lithium-ion battery
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
to the promotion of EV buses." The video will load shortly Development of this system has been supported by the Ministry of the Environment under its Low Carbon Technology Research and Development Program since 2014. A field test that... Read more
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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 a month 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 1 months 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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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 1 months 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 1 months 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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