News releases from Environment (Page 1)

Commentaires invités sur les aires de nature sauvage protégées proposées

Environment

Aujourd'hui, 10 janvier, Gordon Wilson, ministre de l'Environnement, a lancé des consultations publiques concernant six nouvelles aires protégées.

Province Seeking Input on Proposed Protected Wilderness Areas

Environment

Environment Minister Gordon Wilson launched public consultations on six new protected areas today, Jan.10.

Terms of Reference Available for Northern Pulp’s Environmental Assessment Report

Environment

Northern Pulp has informed the Department of Environment that it will continue the environmental assessment process for its proposed effluent treatment plant.

Environmental Assessment Report Required for Northern Pulp Effluent Treatment Plant

Environment

Northern Pulp in Pictou County will need to file an environmental assessment report for its proposed effluent treatment plant.

Legislation Sets Ambitious New Environmental Goals

Environment

Nova Scotians understand that climate change is a global emergency and thanks to their hard work, the province is a national leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Northern Pulp Focus Report Submitted

Environment

Northern Pulp submitted a focus report for its proposed effluent treatment plant in Pictou County to the Environment Department today, Wednesday, Oct. 2.

Amendments to the Wilderness Areas Protection Act

Environment

Nova Scotians want to enjoy nature, wildlife and diversity in our province’s wilderness areas.

New and Expanded Protected Areas Around Province

Environment

Protected areas protect biodiversity and habitat and offer opportunities for recreation, education, research and tourism. That’s why government is designating 17 new and expanded protected areas around the province.

Province to Ban Plastic Bags

Environment

Nova Scotians want to do more to help protect our environment and keep plastics out of our lakes, waterways and oceans. Government wants to do more, too – that’s why it is banning single-use plastic bags.

Consultation publique au sujet d'un projet de loi sur l'économie verte

Environment

Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse qui s'intéressent à un environnement propre et à une économie saine peuvent soumettre leurs commentaires au sujet d'une nouvelle loi.

Province Seeks Input on Proposed Green Economy Legislation

Environment

Nova Scotians interested in a clean environment and healthy economy can give their input for new legislation.

Approvals Issued for Spraying

Environment

The Department of Environment has issued four new approvals for pesticide spraying covering 938 hectares.

Environment Ministers to Meet in Halifax

Environment

Environment Minister Gordon Wilson will host a meeting of the Canadian Council of Ministers of Environment in Halifax Thursday, June 27.

Nouvelles lignes directrices pour le manganèse dans l'eau potable

Environment / Health and Wellness

On encourage les gens qui ont un puits privé en Nouvelle-Écosse à faire analyser leur eau potable afin de vérifier qu'elle est conforme aux nouvelles lignes directrices nationales pour la concentration acceptable de manganèse.

New Guidelines for Manganese in Drinking Water

Environment / Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians with private wells are encouraged to test their drinking water against new national guidelines for the acceptable level of manganese.

Northern Pulp Now Has Terms of Reference for Focus Report

Environment

The Department of Environment provided Northern Pulp with the terms of reference for its focus report today, April 23.

Decision Released on Alton Gas Appeal

Environment

Environment Minister Margaret Miller released her decision on the appeal of the industrial approval for the Alton Gas project today, April 8.

Focus Report Required from Northern Pulp

Environment

Environment Minister Margaret Miller released her decision today, March 29, on the environmental assessment of Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent treatment plant.

New Coastal Protection Legislation

Environment

Climate change is affecting our oceans and we must adapt to ensure our coastlines are protected.

Environmental Assessment Begins for Proposed Northern Pulp Effluent Treatment Plant

Environment

The proposed new Northern Pulp effluent treatment plant project registered for environmental assessment today, Feb. 7.