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Youth Conservation Corps Helps Build Healthier Nova Scotia

Environment

August 27, 2008 12:34 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Youth Conservation Corps Helps Build Healthier Nova Scotia
To wrap up a successful summer of helping protect Nova Scotia's environment, 50 young Nova Scotians will partner with Adopt-A-Highway to pick up litter in Bible hill on Thursday, Aug. 28.

Ministers Take Green Economy Tour to Annapolis Royal

Environment

August 25, 2008 3:05 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Ministers Take Green Economy Tour to Annapolis Royal
Creating environmental sustainability and economic growth are essential to the future prosperity of Nova Scotia.

New Groundwater Information Online

Environment

August 7, 2008 1:51 PM

ENVIRONMENT--New Groundwater Information Online
Water-industry professionals, environmental protection groups, researchers, and all Nova Scotians now have easy access to more information about Nova Scotia's groundwater resources.

Environmental Assessment Regulations Enhanced

Environment

August 7, 2008 10:38 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Environmental Assessment Regulations Enhanced
New amendments to the province's Environmental Assessment Regulations will make them more clear and allow better protection of the environment.

Environment, Economic Development Ministers Visit Newest World Heritage Site

Environment

August 5, 2008 11:08 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Environment, Economic Development Ministers Visit Newest World Heritage Site
Nova Scotia's newest world heritage site was the latest stop on a provincewide tour to promote the benefits of the green economy.

Environment, Economic Development Ministers Take Green Economy Tour to Pictou County

Environment

July 29, 2008 10:10 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Environment, Economic Development Ministers Take Green Economy Tour to Pictou County
Creating environmental sustainability and expanding Nova Scotia's economy is key to the future of the province, community members and business leaders in Pictou County heard today, July 29.

Nova Scotia Sharing Knowledge About Solid Waste Management

Environment

July 28, 2008 11:41 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Nova Scotia Sharing Knowledge About Solid Waste Management
Delegates from across the country and around the world continue to visit Nova Scotia to learn about the province's innovative solid waste management system.

Green Economy Important to the Future of Nova Scotia

Environment

July 16, 2008 11:16 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Green Economy Important to the Future of Nova Scotia
Helping to solve the world's environmental challenges while growing Nova Scotia's economy is key to the future of the province. This is the message that Environment Minister Mark Parent delivered to business and community leaders in Yarmouth today, July 16.

Radon Results For Public Buildings Available

Environment

June 24, 2008 1:02 PM

HEALTH PROMOTION/PROTECTION/ENVIRONMENT--Radon Results For Public Buildings Available
Government has completed the second round of radon tests on nearly 600 public buildings in Nova Scotia, as part of a five-year program.

Consultation on Urban Wilderness Area Designation

Environment

June 18, 2008 10:40 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Consultation on Urban Wilderness Area Designation
Nova Scotians are invited to comment on government's intent to designate more than 1,300 hectares of Crown land within Halifax Regional Municipality for protection.

Atlantic Environment Ministers Discuss Climate Change, Regional Issues

Environment

June 6, 2008 4:01 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Atlantic Environment Ministers Discuss Climate Change, Regional Issues
Environment Ministers from Atlantic Canada met in Wolfville to forge a united effort on environmental issues.

Government of Canada, Atlantic Provinces Sign Co-operation Agreement

Environment

June 6, 2008 12:09 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Government of Canada, Atlantic Provinces Sign Co-operation Agreement
The government of Canada and the Atlantic provinces entered into a memorandum of understanding on environmental co-operation today, June 6, at the conclusion of the two-day Atlantic Council of Environment Ministers meeting in Wolfville.

Litter Continues to be a Problem in Nova Scotia

Environment

June 3, 2008 9:50 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Litter Continues to be a Problem in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotians are encouraged to keep their communities clean and green by properly disposing their waste to reduce litter.

Environment Agreement Signed with Trinidad and Tobago

Environment

June 2, 2008 2:16 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Environment Agreement Signed with Trinidad and Tobago
Nova Scotia is embarking on a new model of exporting its environmental expertise, products and services with an agreement signed today, June 2, with Trinidad and Tobago.

Shelburne River Wilderness Area Consultations To Be Held

Environment

May 30, 2008 10:44 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Shelburne River Wilderness Area Consultations To Be Held
Nova Scotians are invited to comment on the decision to designate more than 2,000 hectares (5,000 acres)of Crown land as Shelburne River Wilderness Area.

Municipal Green Energy Projects Funded

Environment

May 9, 2008 10:26 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Municipal Green Energy Projects Funded
Six municipal projects that will improve Nova Scotia's environment, boost the economy, and enhance community life will receive funding from the Nova Scotia Eco-trust for Clean Air and Climate Change.

Funding to Reduce Municipal Emissions

Environment

May 1, 2008 2:03 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Funding to Reduce Municipal Emissions
Nine Nova Scotia municipalities will measure the energy used by their operations and find ways to reduce it with financial help from the Nova Scotia Municipal Clean Air and Climate Change program.

New Environment Department Created

Environment

April 24, 2008 2:53 PM

ENVIRONMENT--New Environment Department Created
Minister of Environment Mark Parent introduced a bill today, April 24, to formally create a stand-alone department dedicated to the environment.

Nova Scotians Help Shape New Wilderness Area

Environment

April 17, 2008 10:27 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Nova Scotians Help Shape New Wilderness Area
Nova Scotians will have an opportunity to help develop a new protected wilderness area in the province.

Crowdis Mountain Septage Facility Report Released

Environment

April 9, 2008 2:05 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Crowdis Mountain Septage Facility Report Released
Residents in Middle River, Victoria Co., now have a cleaned-up area at the site of the former Crowdis Mountain septage facility. The Department of Environment released its final report to the community liaison committee today, April 9.

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