News releases from Environment issued in the specified time period (Page 13)

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 / Intergovernmental Affairs

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


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


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


Cleaner air, less waste and safer drinking water will lead to healthier and safer communities across the province.

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


From solar to tidal, Nova Scotia is at the forefront of clean technology.

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


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.

Minister's Tour Showcases Innovative Nova Scotia Cleantech Projects


NOTE: A list of tour stops follows this release.

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


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 / Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11) / Agriculture

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


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


The province is a step closer to protecting more wilderness.

Clean Air Funding Reduces Greenhouse Gas and Air Pollutants


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


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


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


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


Nova Scotians can help address the impacts of climate change through a new provincial funding program.