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Report Highlights Progress On Environmental, Economic Goals

Environment

August 26, 2011 12:47 PM

ENVIRONMENT/ECONOMIC/RURAL DEVELOPMENT/TOURISM--Report Highlights Progress On Environmental, Economic Goals
Nova Scotians continue to benefit from a healthier environment thanks to the actions taken by the province to meet its legislated goals and objectives.

Cleanup Continues on Dartmouth Diesel Spill

Environment

August 12, 2011 2:21 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Cleanup Continues on Dartmouth Diesel Spill
Work continues to remove remaining diesel fuel from the Shubenacadie Canal and a nearby still water area.

Renseignements sur les aires protégées potentielles en ligne

Environment

August 11, 2011 1:56 PM

ENVIRONNEMENT--Renseignements sur les aires protégées potentielles en ligne
Les Néo-Écossais peuvent contribuer à la sélection des terres qui devraient être protégées dans le cadre du plan provincial de protection de 12 pour 100 des terres. Les renseignements sur près de 220 000 hectares de terres sont maintenant disponibles en ligne.

Details on Potential Protected Areas Online

Environment

August 11, 2011 1:53 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Details on Potential Protected Areas Online
Nova Scotians can help choose which lands should be protected as part of the province's 12 per cent plan, now that details on nearly 220,000 hectares of land are available online.

Environment Addressing Diesel Fuel in Watercourse

Environment

August 9, 2011 2:54 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Environment Addressing Diesel Fuel in Watercourse
Staff at the Department of Environment are working with the person responsible to clean up diesel fuel in the Shubie Canal between Lake Charles and Lake William in Dartmouth.

Approval Issued for Former Maritime Steel Plant

Environment

August 2, 2011 2:20 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Approval Issued for Former Maritime Steel Plant
The Department of Environment issued today, Aug. 2, approval to operate the former Maritime Steel and Foundries Ltd. plant in New Glasgow for one year.

Comment Deadline for Environment Act Extended

Environment

July 28, 2011 2:41 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Comment Deadline for Environment Act Extended
Nova Scotians are being given two more weeks to comment on proposed changes to the Environment Act.

Commentaires sollicités au sujet des modifications proposées à la loi sur l'environnement

Environment

July 22, 2011 10:40 AM

ENVIRONNEMENT--Commentaires sollicités au sujet des modifications proposées à la loi sur l'environnement
Les Néo-Écossais sont invités à soumettre leurs commentaires au sujet des modifications proposées à la loi sur l'environnement (Environment Act).

Feedback Sought on Proposed Changes to the Environment Act

Environment

July 22, 2011 10:35 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Feedback Sought on Proposed Changes to the Environment Act
Nova Scotians are invited to comment on proposed changes to the Environment Act.

Management of Youth Conservation Corps Transferred to Clean Nova Scotia

Environment

July 18, 2011 2:17 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Management of Youth Conservation Corps Transferred to Clean Nova Scotia
Young people in the province will continue to gain experience in the environment field thanks to a new agreement signed by the Department of Environment and Clean Nova Scotia.

La température estivale peut entraîner une prolifération d'algues

Environment

July 6, 2011 9:54 AM

ENVIRONNEMENT/SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--La température estivale peut entraîner une prolifération d'algues
On demande aux Néo-Écossais d'être attentifs à la prolifération d'algues bleues qui peut se produire dans les rivières et les lacs de la province pendant l'été.

Summer Temperatures May Cause Algae Blooms

Environment

July 6, 2011 9:52 AM

ENVIRONMENT/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Summer Temperatures May Cause Algae Blooms
Nova Scotians should be mindful of blue-green algae blooms that may appear in rivers and lakes across the province during the summer months.

Minister Receives Report from Remediation Monitoring Oversight Board

Environment

June 29, 2011 1:27 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Minister Receives Report from Remediation Monitoring Oversight Board
A recent report has found that the Department of Environment continues to successfully regulate the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Cleanup Project.

Nova Scotia Making Progress on Environmental Priorities

Environment

June 29, 2011 12:52 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Nova Scotia Making Progress on Environmental Priorities
Sustainable water and air quality management and reduced packaging are keys to a healthier, better-managed environment and stronger, more prosperous communities.

Public Input Helps Shape Fracturing Review Scope

Environment

June 24, 2011 9:31 AM

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT--Public Input Helps Shape Fracturing Review Scope
The province released the final scope and public comments for its technical and policy review of hydraulic fracturing today, June 24.

Consultation pour la sélection des terres protégées

Environment

June 16, 2011 2:44 PM

ENVIRONNEMENT--Consultation pour la sélection des terres protégées
La Nouvelle-Écosse a fait un très grand pas vers l'atteinte de son objectif visant à protéger 12 pour 100 des terres de la province d'ici 2015.

Consultation Will Help Choose Protected Lands

Environment

June 16, 2011 2:40 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Consultation Will Help Choose Protected Lands
A social media version of this release with hi-res, downloadable photos is available at http://gov.ns.ca/news/smr/2011-06-16-Protected-Lands . More photos, audio and video clips will be added after the event.
Nova Scotia has taken a major step forward toward meeting its goal to protect 12 per cent of Nova Scotia's lands by 2015.

Environment Week, Tourism Awareness Week Focus on Litter

Environment

June 10, 2011 9:41 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Environment Week, Tourism Awareness Week Focus on Litter
Provincewide litter pickups were held today, June 10, to mark two national celebrations: Canadian Environment Week, June 5-11, and Tourism Awareness Week in Canada June 6-12.

Climate Change Funding, Website Announced

Environment

June 9, 2011 12:01 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Climate Change Funding, Website Announced
Nova Scotians now have access to more information and funding to address climate change.

Provincial Employees Lead by Example During Clean Air Day and Commuter Challenge

Environment

June 8, 2011 11:12 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Provincial Employees Lead by Example During Clean Air Day and Commuter Challenge
NOTE: A social media version of this release with high-res, downloadable photos, video and audio clips is available at http://gov.ns.ca/news/smr/2011-06-08-Clean-Air/ .

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