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Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project — Public Comments Invited

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada January 23, 2020 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project, proposed by Equinor Canada Ltd., located approximately 375 kilometres offshore, east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 20204 Views

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Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador – Comment Period on the Draft Regional Assessment Report

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada January 23, 2020 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Regional Assessment Committee is seeking public comments on the Draft Regional Assessment Report for the Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Committee invites the public, Indigenous and stakeholder groups, governments […]

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Public hearings into $1B Giant Mine remediation begin at last – CBC

‘It’s monumental,’ says project lead Jan 20, 2020 Public hearings on the closure and remediation plan for Yellowknife’s defunct Giant Mine begin Monday. That’s after 13 years of study, planning, assessment and discussion. “It’s monumental,” said Natalie Plato, deputy director of the Giant Mine Remediation Project, which is leading the cleanup. The project is seeking […]

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Some Trudeau government ocean initiatives greeted with skepticism in Halifax – CBC

Federal Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan met for the first time this week with East Coast counterparts Jan 16, 2020 The Trudeau government’s plans for ocean protection were front and centre Wednesday as the new federal fisheries minister met for the first time with her counterparts from Canada’s five eastern provinces. Ottawa’s plans include a dramatic […]

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Storm surge warning system for P.E.I. expanding – CBC

Jan 07, 2020 ‘I think it’s very important for people to get instant warning messages so that they can take action’ The UPEI climate lab is expanding its storm surge warning system to include more tide gauges around the Island’s shoreline, with at least two more to come. The P.E.I. Storm Surge Early Warning System […]

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New online watercourse and wetland alteration reference map now available

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has developed a new and comprehensive online Watercourse and Wetland Alteration (WAWA) Reference Map. “We know how valuable wetlands are to waterfowl, wildlife and water quality,” said Environment and Local Government Minister Jeff Carr. “Wetlands act as sponges that can reduce localized flooding during heavy rain and purify the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202021 Views

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King ‘disappointed’ with federal response to Northern Pulp, says P.E.I. government will be intervening – The Guardian

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Premier Dennis King said he was pleased with the decision of the Nova Scotia government to call a focus report on the Northern Pulp effluent facility inadequate, but said he was disappointed with the federal government’s handling of the matter. Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said on Monday his department would not […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201947 Views

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More time for Islanders to comment on environmental assessment for project in Eastern Kings

Islanders will have an extended opportunity to comment on the environmental impact assessment for the proposed 30 mega watt wind project in Eastern Kings. The public comment period is extended by one month – from December 20, 2019 to January 20, 2020 – due to the delay of a report on bird migration and bat […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201941 Views

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CNOOC International Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project — Environmental Assessment Decision

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada December 18, 2019 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Government of Canada is working to protect the environment while growing the economy and creating good jobs for Canadians. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Jonathan Wilkinson, has announced that the proposed CNOOC International Flemish Pass […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201936 Views

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Unifor blasts Nova Scotia Environment decision as an “irresponsible” delay

December 17, 2019 HALIFAX – Unifor is deeply concerned about the high likelihood of widespread job loss across rural Nova Scotia following the Minister of Environment’s request for yet another series of studies on the Northern Pulp effluent treatment facility (ETF) project leading up to the Boat Harbour deadline. “Northern Pulp’s ETF project uses the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201954 Views

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