News releases from Environment issued in the specified time period (Page 3)

Nova Scotia a Leader in Reducing Greenhouse Gases, Advancing Sustainable Prosperity

Environment

Nova Scotia is on track to beat its 2020 goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to at least 10 per cent below 1990 levels. Emissions are already down by 17 per cent.

Black Point Quarry Passes Environmental Assessment with Conditions

Environment

Environment Minister Margaret Miller approved the Black Point Quarry project in Guysborough County, today, April 26, in accordance with Environmental Assessment Regulations under the Environment Act.

Minister Dismisses Remaining Alton Appeals

Environment

Environment Minister Margaret Miller dismissed two remaining appeals, today, April 25, on the industrial approval provided to Alton Natural Gas Storage LP for the proposed brine storage pond in Colchester County.

Minister Dismisses Alton Appeals

Environment

Environment Minister Margaret Miller has dismissed four of six appeals on the industrial approval provided to Alton Natural Gas Storage LP for the proposed brine storage pond in Colchester County.

Minister Issues Two Orders

Environment

Environment Minister Margaret Miller has issued ministerial orders to past operators of the now closed RDM Recycling facility in Halifax Regional Municipality to assess and repair the environmental impacts from activities that affected residential wells in Harrietsfield.

Chester Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Environment

A precautionary boil water advisory issued for parts of Chester has now been lifted.

Chester Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Area Reduced

Environment

The Department of Environment has reduced the area included in a precautionary boil water advisory for Chester.

Decision Made on Outstanding Items Within Northern Pulp's Appeal

Environment

Environment Minister Margaret Miller has made a decision on the outstanding items within Northern Pulp's appeal of its industrial approval.

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued for Chester

Environment

The Department of Environment issued a precautionary boil water advisory today, Feb. 3, for Chester. The advisory is for homes and businesses within the boundaries of Central Street to Water Street and from Union Street to South Street.

Province Reaches Land Protection Goal

Environment

The recent designation of more than 100 properties as wilderness areas, nature reserves and parks means that 12.26 per cent of Nova Scotia's landmass is now protected.

Minister to Attend Climate Change Summit in Paris

Environment

Environment Minister Randy Delorey, on behalf of Premier Stephen McNeil, will join representatives from around the world at the climate change summit in Paris.

Approval for Quarry in Fall River Revoked

Environment

Environment Minister Andrew Younger announced today, Nov. 3, that effective immediately, he is revoking an operating approval issued to Scotian Materials Ltd. for a quarry under four hectares on Perrin Drive, near Fall River, Halifax Regional Municipality.

ENVIRONMENT–Amherst Office Closed

Environment

ENVIRONMENT–Amherst Office Closed

Department Issues Directive to Evaluate Power Boiler

Environment

The Department of Environment has issued a directive to Northern Pulp to complete an independent engineering review and evaluation for the entire power boiler system by Nov. 30.

Quarry Approval Issued

Environment

The Department of Environment has issued an operating approval to Scotian Materials Ltd., for a quarry under four hectares on Perrin Drive, near Fall River, Halifax Regional Municipality.

Solid Waste Regulations, Op-ed

Environment

With many viewpoints being expressed, it's important to understand the province's position on proposed regulatory changes for solid waste.

L'avis de faire bouillir l'eau à Baddeck est annulé

Environment

Des tests montrent que l'eau potable du village de Baddeck est propre à la consommation.

Baddeck Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Environment

Tests show drinking water in Baddeck is safe to drink.

Avis d'ébullition d'eau à Baddeck

Environment

Le ministère de l'Environnement a émis une ordonnance d'ébullition d'eau à Baddeck, aujourd'hui 2 septembre.

Baddeck Boil Water Advisory Issued

Environment

The Department of Environment issued a boil water advisory today, Sept. 2, for Baddeck.