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Il n'est plus nécessaire de faire bouillir l'eau au parc du lac Porters

Environment

August 28, 2015 3:08 PM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES / ENVIRONNEMENT--Il n'est plus nécessaire de faire bouillir l'eau au parc du lac Porters
Des tests démontrent que l'eau potable au parc provincial du lac Porters, dans la Municipalité régionale d'Halifax, peut maintenant être consommée en toute sécurité.

Porters Lake Park Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Environment

August 28, 2015 3:06 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES/ENVIRONMENT--Porters Lake Park Boil Water Advisory Lifted
Tests show drinking water at Porters Lake Provincial Park in Halifax Regional Municipality is now safe to drink.

Obligation de faire bouillir l'eau au parc provincial du lac Porters

Environment

August 24, 2015 3:33 PM

ENVIRONNEMENT/RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Obligation de faire bouillir l'eau au parc provincial du lac Porters
Les campeurs et les autres usagers du parc provincial du Lac Porters dans la Municipalité régionale d'Halifax doivent faire bouillir l'eau avant de la boire.

Porters Lake Provincial Park Boil Water Order

Environment

August 24, 2015 3:28 PM

ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES--Porters Lake Provincial Park Boil Water Order
Campers and other park users should be aware water must be properly boiled before drinking at Porters Lake Provincial Park in Halifax Regional Municipality.

Northern Pulp Stack Test Results Posted

Environment

August 21, 2015 11:22 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Northern Pulp Stack Test Results Posted
The Department of Environment posted stack test results from Northern Pulp in Pictou County today, Aug. 21.

Blue Green Algae Bloom in Lake Torment

Environment

August 14, 2015 5:43 PM

ENVIRONMENT/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Blue Green Algae Bloom in Lake Torment
Residents and visitors in the East Dalhousie, Kings Co., area are advised not to swim in, or drink water from, Lake Torment because of a blue-green algae bloom.

Kennetcook Wastewater Request Approved

Environment

July 16, 2015 10:06 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Kennetcook Wastewater Request Approved
The Department of Environment has authorized a request from Atlantic Industrial Services to begin treatment and disposal of hydraulic fracturing wastewater stored in two holding ponds near Kennetcook, Hants County.

Minister Issues Decision on Northern Pulp's Appeal

Environment

July 9, 2015 9:24 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Minister Issues Decision on Northern Pulp's Appeal
Environment Minister Randy Delorey has issued a decision on Northern Pulp's appeal of its industrial approval.

Letter of Authorization Issued to Northern Pulp

Environment

June 25, 2015 9:38 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Letter of Authorization Issued to Northern Pulp
The Department of Environment issued a letter of authorization to Northern Pulp today, June 25, after an inspection of the mill's new electrostatic precipitator.

Province Protects Hundreds of Islands on Eastern Shore

Environment

June 18, 2015 2:36 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Province Protects Hundreds of Islands on Eastern Shore
The province has legally protected the Eastern Shore Islands Wilderness Area and 22 other sites as wilderness areas or nature reserves.

Minister Issues Decision on Two Appeals, Extends Deadline on Another

Environment

June 8, 2015 1:30 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Minister Issues Decision on Two Appeals, Extends Deadline on Another
The Minister of Environment has completed a review of two of three appeals for the industrial approval issued March 9 to Northern Pulp.

New Guide for Property Owners Who Want to Alter Watercourses

Environment

June 1, 2015 12:41 PM

ENVIRONMENT--New Guide for Property Owners Who Want to Alter Watercourses
A new online guide on altering rivers, streams, lakes and ponds can help property owners and construction and forestry workers follow new rules to protect them.

Minister Issues New Order to Northern Pulp

Environment

May 28, 2015 9:44 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Minister Issues New Order to Northern Pulp
Government issued a new ministerial order to Northern Pulp in Pictou Co., today, May 28, to ensure operations at the mill do not resume until installation of the precipitator is complete.

Government Seeks Feedback on Monetary Penalties to Enforce Environment Act

Environment

May 26, 2015 11:40 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Government Seeks Feedback on Monetary Penalties to Enforce Environment Act
Government is seeking feedback from Nova Scotians on proposed changes to the Environment Act that would allow new monetary penalties for companies that do not comply with environmental approvals.

Minister Approves Bear Head LNG Export Project

Environment

May 19, 2015 2:32 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Minister Approves Bear Head LNG Export Project
Environment Minister Randy Delorey has granted environmental assessment approval to Bear Head LNG Corporation to resume developing the liquefied natural gas facility at Point Tupper, Richmond Co., to export natural gas.

Appeals on Approval Received

Environment

April 10, 2015 11:29 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Appeals on Approval Received
The Department of Environment has received three appeals on Northern Pulp's 2015 industrial approval. The deadline for submissions was Thursday, April 9.

Report Tells What We Heard on Proposed Changes to Solid Waste Regulations

Environment

March 24, 2015 11:07 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Report Tells What We Heard on Proposed Changes to Solid Waste Regulations
The Environment Department today, March 24, released What We Heard, a report on proposed changes to Nova Scotia's solid waste management regulations.

Amended Approval Issued

Environment

March 9, 2015 12:47 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Amended Approval Issued
The Department of Environment issued an amended industrial approval to Northern Pulp, today, March 9. The amended approval or operating licence replaces the one issued to the company on Jan. 30 and corrects the typographical error found last month.

Government Hosts Flood Management Conference

Environment

March 5, 2015 9:30 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Government Hosts Flood Management Conference
Government officials, academics and environmental organizations will increase their understanding and management of inland and coastal flooding in Atlantic Canada at a conference in Truro, today, March 5.

Intent to Amend Industrial Approval to Address Typographical Error

Environment

February 5, 2015 12:02 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Intent to Amend Industrial Approval to Address Typographical Error
The Department of Environment advised Northern Pulp today, Feb. 5, that it will amend the industrial approval issued on Jan. 30 to address a typographical error.

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