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Appeal Decision Issued for Scotian Materials Quarry

Environment

November 17, 2017 1:38 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Appeal Decision Issued for Scotian Materials Quarry
Three appeals against a quarry in Halifax Regional Municipality, operated by Scotian Materials Ltd., have been dismissed.

Lafarge Files Application for Industrial Approval

Environment

November 15, 2017 9:06 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Lafarge Files Application for Industrial Approval
Lafarge Canada Inc. has filed an application for an industrial approval to use tires as a low-carbon fuel.

Minister to Attend Climate Change Summit in Germany

Environment

November 10, 2017 2:27 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Minister to Attend Climate Change Summit in Germany
Environment Minister Iain Rankin will attend the 23rd annual Council of the Parties conference in Bonn, Germany.

Progress on Environmental Protection Recommendations

Environment

November 1, 2017 9:11 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Progress on Environmental Protection Recommendations
The Department of Environment is taking action to improve its operations to ensure environmental protection, to address recommendations outlined by the auditor general today, Nov. 1.

Mercury Diversion Program Continues

Environment

October 12, 2017 1:29 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Mercury Diversion Program Continues
The province is making changes to its air quality regulations that will allow a successful mercury diversion program to continue.

Minister Issues Order and Fine to Northern Pulp

Environment

October 10, 2017 2:34 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Minister Issues Order and Fine to Northern Pulp
Environment Minister Iain Rankin has issued a ministerial order to Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation today, Oct. 10, requiring the company to address issues with its power boiler.

Cap and Trade Legislation Introduced

Environment

September 29, 2017 9:32 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Cap and Trade Legislation Introduced
Amendments to the Environment Act introduced today, Sept. 29, will allow Nova Scotia to develop a cap and trade program.

Nova Scotia Receives Feedback on Proposed Cap and Trade Program

Environment

August 31, 2017 1:27 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Nova Scotia Receives Feedback on Proposed Cap and Trade Program
Nova Scotia has received feedback on its proposed cap and trade program to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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.

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