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Approvals Issued for Spraying

Environment

August 1, 2017 2:15 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Approvals Issued for Spraying
The Department of Environment has issued four new approvals for pesticide spraying covering about 1,654 hectares.

Lafarge Approved for Pilot Project

Environment

July 6, 2017 11:29 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Lafarge Approved for Pilot Project
Environment Minister Iain Rankin has given an environmental assessment approval, with conditions, to Lafarge Canada Inc. for a one-year pilot project with used tires as a low carbon fuel for one of its kilns in Brookfield, Colchester Co.

Approval Issued for Quarry

Environment

June 19, 2017 1:24 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Approval Issued for Quarry
The Department of Environment has issued an industrial approval to Scotian Materials Ltd. for a quarry in Halifax Regional Municipality.

Prolifération possible d'algues bleues pendant le temps chaud

Environment

May 26, 2017 10:57 AM

ENVIRONNEMENT--Prolifération possible d'algues bleues pendant le temps chaud
Les températures plus chaudes signifient que les Néo-Écossais doivent surveiller la prolifération d'algues bleues dans les lacs et les rivières.

Algae Blooms Possible in Warm Weather

Environment

May 26, 2017 10:54 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Algae Blooms Possible in Warm Weather
As the weather gets warm, Nova Scotians should watch for blue-green algae blooms in lakes and rivers.

Qualité de l'eau du lac Fletcher

Environment

May 19, 2017 3:49 PM

ENVIRONNEMENT--Qualité de l'eau du lac Fletcher
Un déversement de mazout domestique pourrait avoir une incidence sur la qualité de l'eau du lac Fletcher, à Fall River.

Fletcher Lake Water Quality

Environment

May 19, 2017 3:48 PM

ENVIRONMENT—Fletcher Lake Water Quality
A domestic fuel oil spill may affect the quality of water in Lake Fletcher in Fall River.

Food Safety at Community Events

Environment

May 19, 2017 11:55 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Food Safety at Community Events
The Department of Environment is reminding event operators and vendors that they need a temporary food permit for community events where food is served.

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.

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