News releases from Environment issued in the specified time period (Page 11)

Report Highlights Progress On Environmental, Economic Goals

Environment / Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

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--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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Nova Scotians are invited to comment on proposed changes to the Environment Act.

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 / Health and Wellness

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 / Health and Wellness

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


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


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

Energy (to July 2018) / Environment

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


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


A social media version of this release with hi-res, downloadable photos is available at . More photos, audio and video clips will be added after the event.

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


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


As Canada celebrates Clean Air Day today, June 8, and the Commuter Challenge, June 5-11, government employees in the province are leading by example.