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Province Introduces Anti-Idling Legislation

Environment

November 26, 2010 10:05 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Province Introduces Anti-Idling Legislation
Fewer idling vehicles will mean reduced harmful emissions and cleaner air for Nova Scotians.

Trinidad and Tobago Officials To Tour Nova Scotia

Environment

November 24, 2010 11:37 AM

ENVIRONMENT/INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS--Trinidad and Tobago Officials To Tour Nova Scotia
Nova Scotian businesses are opening their doors to new export opportunities as officials from Trinidad and Tobago visit the province this week.

Chignecto Wilderness Protection Feedback

Environment

November 5, 2010 12:06 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Chignecto Wilderness Protection Feedback
The province is providing an opportunity for Nova Scotians to have their say in shaping the future for protected lands in Cumberland County.

Port Hawkesbury Office Temporarily Closed

Environment

October 27, 2010 3:05 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Port Hawkesbury Office Temporarily Closed
The Department of Environment's temporary office in Port Hawkesbury, 811 Reeves St., Suite 220, will be closed for the rest of this week.

Nova Scotia Supportive of New Approaches

Environment

October 22, 2010 12:28 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Nova Scotia Supportive of New Approaches
Cleaner air, less waste and safer drinking water will lead to healthier and safer communities across the province.

Funding Supports Climate Change Projects

Environment

October 13, 2010 1:30 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Funding Supports Climate Change Projects
The province is investing $23,000 in three projects that will help Nova Scotians adapt to climate change.

Nova Scotia Businesses Are Leading Edge in Clean Technology

Environment

October 12, 2010 2:29 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Nova Scotia Businesses Are Leading Edge in Clean Technology
NOTE: A social media version of this release with hi-res downloadable photos, video and audio clips is available at http://gov.ns.ca/news/smr/2010-10-12-CleantechHRM/.
From solar to tidal, Nova Scotia is at the forefront of clean technology.

Provincial Government Employees Kick-off United Way Campaign

Environment

October 6, 2010 12:41 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Provincial Government Employees Kick-off United Way Campaign
Hundreds of provincial government employees celebrated the start of the annual United Way fund-raising campaign today, Oct. 6.

Government Addressing Water Quality Concerns

Environment

October 6, 2010 9:28 AM

ENVIRONMENT/AGRICULTURE--Government Addressing Water Quality Concerns
NOTE TO EDITORS: Environment Minister Sterling Belliveau and Agriculture Minister John MacDonell, and technical staff from the Department of Environment, will be available for media interviews today, Oct. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the fifth floor, 5151 Terminal Rd., Halifax. Phone interviews can be arranged in advance.
Land inspections, more water quality testing and new regulations are some of the actions government is taking to address water quality in the Carleton River Watershed.

Minister's Tour Showcases Innovative Nova Scotia Cleantech Projects

Environment

October 5, 2010 1:59 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Minister's Tour Showcases Innovative Nova Scotia Cleantech Projects
NOTE: A social media version of this release with hi-res downloadable photos is available at http://gov.ns.ca/news/smr/2010-10-05-Cleantech/ . More photos, downloadable audio clips and video will be added when available.
NOTE: A list of tour stops follows this release.
Leading edge businesses, municipalities and community organizations across Nova Scotia are turning to clean technology to address environmental challenges, save on costs and increase revenues.

Port Hawkesbury Office Temporarily Relocated

Environment

September 14, 2010 3:45 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Port Hawkesbury Office Temporarily Relocated
The Department of Environment's Port Hawkesbury office, serving Richmond and Inverness counties, the community of Auld's Cove and the Town of Mulgrave, has been temporarily relocated to 811 Reeves St., suite 220, Port Hawkesbury.

Port Hawkesbury Office Closes

Environment

September 7, 2010 3:59 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Port Hawkesbury Office Closes
The Department of Environment's Port Hawkesbury office, 218 MacSween St., is closed because of plumbing problems. Alternate locations are being identified.

Barney's River Oil Spill Cleanup Progressing

Environment

August 26, 2010 2:27 PM

ENVIRONMENT/HEALTH PROMOTION/PROTECTION/AGRICULTURE--Barney's River Oil Spill Cleanup Progressing
The cleanup of spilled oil at Barney's River in Pictou County is about 90 per cent complete.

Nova Scotia Youth Champion for Cleaner and Healthier Communities

Environment

August 25, 2010 12:47 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Nova Scotia Youth Champion for Cleaner and Healthier Communities
Nova Scotia communities are greener and healthier thanks to the dedication of more than 60 high school, university and college students.

Wilderness Area Consultation Completed

Environment

August 13, 2010 9:49 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Wilderness Area Consultation Completed
The province is a step closer to protecting more wilderness.

Clean Air Funding Reduces Greenhouse Gas and Air Pollutants

Environment

July 28, 2010 11:18 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Clean Air Funding Reduces Greenhouse Gas and Air Pollutants
NOTE: A list of projects that will receive funding follows this release.
Over $1 million of funding has been announced for green technology projects that will help Nova Scotia go green.

Environmental Site Work Planned for Richmond and Guysborough Counties

Environment

July 26, 2010 3:25 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Environmental Site Work Planned for Richmond and Guysborough Counties
Water and soil testing will be carried out on select provincial sites in Richmond County during the week of July 26 and in Guysborough County in August.

Funding Supports Green Technology Development, Energy-Saving Initiatives

Environment

July 15, 2010 1:21 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Funding Supports Green Technology Development, Energy-Saving Initiatives
NOTE: A list of projects that will receive funding follows this release.
Premier Darrell Dexter announced more than $2 million today, July 15, to help Nova Scotia move closer to a cleaner, greener environment

Clean Air Funding Helps With Energy Saving Upgrades

Environment

July 13, 2010 10:24 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Clean Air Funding Helps With Energy Saving Upgrades
NOTE: A list of projects that will receive funding follows this release.
More than $358,000 in funding has been announced for projects in Cape Breton that will help reduce greenhouse gases and air pollutants.

Climate Change Adaptation Solutions Sought

Environment

July 7, 2010 3:11 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Climate Change Adaptation Solutions Sought
Nova Scotians can help address the impacts of climate change through a new provincial funding program.

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