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Government Seeks Input on Cap and Trade Program Design

Environment

March 8, 2017 10:24 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Government Seeks Input on Cap and Trade Program Design
Government is seeking feedback from stakeholders on the key elements of a new cap and trade program to ensure it is effective in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, is flexible and adaptable, and supports a competitive economy.

Province and HRM to Address Harrietsfield Water Issue

Environment

November 8, 2016 11:04 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Province and HRM to Address Harrietsfield Water Issue
The province and Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) want to improve the water quality for Harrietsfield homes affected by long-standing contamination.

Designated Bicycle Trail Opens

Environment

October 7, 2016 10:17 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Designated Bicycle Trail Opens
A newly designated bicycle trail in the Five Bridge Lakes Wilderness area of Halifax Regional Municipality officially opened today, Oct. 7. The trail is near Tantallon.

Algues bleu-vert dans le comté de Kings

Environment

September 23, 2016 5:04 PM

ENVIRONNEMENT--Algues bleu-vert dans le comté de Kings
Les résidents et les visiteurs de la région de Lumsden Dam, dans le comté de Kings, sont priés de noter que des proliférations d'algues bleu-vert ont été repérées dans l’étang Lumsden.

Blue-green Algae in Kings County

Environment

September 23, 2016 4:58 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Blue-green Algae in Kings County
Residents and visitors in the Lumsden Dam area of Kings Co. are advised that blooms of blue-green algae have been spotted in Lumsden Pond.

Glyphosate Concerns Addressed

Environment

September 2, 2016 12:31 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS/ENVIRONMENT–-Glyphosate Concerns Addressed
Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's Chief Public Health Officer, is responding today, Sept. 2, to concerns being raised around the use of glyphosate in forestry applications in Nova Scotia.

Algues bleu-vert dans le comté de Yarmouth

Environment

August 18, 2016 5:23 PM

ENVIRONNEMENT--Algues bleu-vert dans le comté de Yarmouth
Les résidents et les visiteurs du secteur de Forest Glen, dans le comté de Yarmouth, sont priés de noter que des petites fleurs d'eau d'algues bleu-vert ont été repérées dans le lac Parr. Il est également possible que les algues bleu-vert prolifèrent dans les cours d’eau qui se déversent dans le lac.

Blue-green Algae in Yarmouth County

Environment

August 18, 2016 5:16 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Blue-green Algae in Yarmouth County
Residents and visitors in the Forest Glen area of Yarmouth Co. are advised that small blooms of blue-green algae have been spotted in Parr Lake. There is also potential for blooms in the connecting water courses.

Algues bleues dans le comté de Pictou

Environment

August 17, 2016 3:51 PM

ENVIRONNEMENT--Algues bleues dans le comté de Pictou
On demande aux résidents et aux visiteurs de la région de Granton, dans le comté de Pictou, de ne pas nager dans la rivière Middle ou de consommer l'eau de ce lac et de toute étendue d'eau liée en raison d'une prolifération possible d'algues bleues.

Blue Green Algae in Pictou County

Environment

August 17, 2016 3:40 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Blue Green Algae in Pictou County
Residents and visitors in Granton, Pictou Co. and area are advised not to swim in, or drink water from Middle River, and connecting waterbodies because of a probable blue-green algae bloom.

Conservation Officers Ask Nova Scotians to Help Protect Recreational Fishery

Environment

July 19, 2016 10:38 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Conservation Officers Ask Nova Scotians to Help Protect Recreational Fishery
Provincial conservation officers remind Nova Scotians there is a daily limit on the number of trout that can be caught in most regions.

Prolifération d'algues bleues dans le lac Powder Mill

Environment

July 8, 2016 2:30 PM

ENVIRONNEMENT--Prolifération d'algues bleues dans le lac Powder Mill
On demande aux résidents et aux visiteurs de ne pas nager dans le lac Powder Mill situé près de Waverley, dans la Municipalité régionale d'Halifax, ou de consommer l'eau ou les poissons de ce lac en raison d'une prolifération possible d'algues bleues.

Blue Green Algae Bloom in Powder Mill Lake

Environment

July 8, 2016 2:26 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Blue Green Algae Bloom in Powder Mill Lake
Residents and visitors are advised not to swim in, drink water from, or eat fish caught in Powder Mill Lake, near Waverley in the Halifax Regional Municipality, because of a probable blue-green algae bloom.

Province, Municipality Sign Agreement to Improve Water Quality of LaHave River

Environment

July 7, 2016 1:54 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Province, Municipality Sign Agreement to Improve Water Quality of LaHave River
The province and the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg signed a memorandum of understanding today, July 7, to address the discharge of raw sewage into the LaHave River.

Prolifération d'algues bleues dans le lac Torment

Environment

June 24, 2016 3:10 PM

ENVIRONNEMENT--Prolifération d'algues bleues dans le lac Torment
On demande aux résidents et aux visiteurs de la région d'East Dalhousie, dans le comté de Kings, de ne pas nager dans le lac Torment ou de consommer l'eau de ce lac et de toute étendue d'eau liée en raison d'une prolifération possible d'algues bleues.

Blue Green Algae Bloom in Lake Torment

Environment

June 24, 2016 3:03 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Blue Green Algae Bloom in Lake Torment
Residents and visitors in the East Dalhousie, Kings Co., area are advised not to swim in, or drink water from, Lake Torment and connecting waterbodies because of a probable blue-green algae bloom.

Conditions propices aux algues bleues

Environment

June 22, 2016 1:08 PM

ENVIRONNEMENT--Conditions propices aux algues bleues
Un hiver doux, des précipitations de neige peu abondantes et un printemps plutôt sec entraînent des conditions propices à la prolifération précoce d'algues bleues dans les lacs et les rivières de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Conditions Ripe for Blue-green Algae

Environment

June 22, 2016 1:02 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Conditions Ripe for Blue-green Algae
A mild winter, little snow and a dry start to spring means the conditions are right for early blooms of blue-green algae in Nova Scotia's lakes and rivers.

Tidal Monitoring Program Approved

Environment

June 20, 2016 10:32 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Tidal Monitoring Program Approved
The proposed monitoring program for the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) and Cape Sharp Tidal Venture has been approved by the Department of Environment.

Consultation Opens on Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities

Environment

June 16, 2016 1:48 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Consultation Opens on Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities
Nova Scotians can provide feedback on the province's approach to managing greenhouse gas emissions from liquefied natural gas facilities by participating in an online consultation, starting today, June 16.

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