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PE Government: Province wants federal assessment on Northern Pulp’s plan

The Government of Prince Edward Island has repeated its request for a federal assessment on the effluent treatment plan proposed by Northern Pulp given the project has direct implications on the shared area of the Northumberland Strait. Northern Pulp, located at Abercrombie Point in Nova Scotia, put forward its proposed plan earlier this fall to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201911 Views

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We don’t want it there’: Sludge from Boat Harbour to be kept on site – TheChronicleHerald.ca

PICTOU LANDING, N.S. — Some Pictou Landing community members are upset that the current Boat Harbour remediation plan will keep toxic sludge in a storage container on-site. “We’re voicing our opinion that we don’t want it there,” Tonya Francis of Pictou Landing First Nation told a member of Nova Scotia Lands during an open-house at […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201911 Views

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NB Government: Alert Ready test to be conducted Nov. 27

25 November 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Alert Ready, the national emergency alert system, will be tested in New Brunswick on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 10:55 a.m. The system is designed to deliver critical and potentially life-saving alerts. The test will take place on television, radio and wireless devices. Following an audible alarm, the following information […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201920 Views

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Nova Scotia mill plans to pump effluent into strait: groups concerned – National Observer

November 19th 2019 Groups that have voiced concerns about a Nova Scotia pulp mill’s plan to pump millions of litres of treated wastewater into the Northumberland Strait are to issue a response to that plan today. Northern Pulp submitted thousands of pages of documents to the provincial Environment Department in early October as part of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201913 Views

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Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations

Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2019  – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the University of Ottawa, and Université de Montréal released the draft results of the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES). The FNFNES presents, for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 201923 Views

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Newfoundland Orphan Basin Exploration Drilling Project — Public Comments Invited

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada November 6, 2019 – Ottawa – Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the Newfoundland Orphan Basin Exploration Drilling Project, proposed by BP Canada Energy Group ULC, located offshore, northeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Agency […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 201921 Views

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NB Government: Report released on water quality in province’s lakes and rivers

04 November 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The State of Water Quality in New Brunswick’s Lakes and Rivers: Water Quality Monitoring Results 2003-2016 was released today. “We are committed to working alongside watershed groups, stakeholders and First Nations to undertake water quality monitoring and support restoration actions to ensure water quality in our rivers and lakes […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 201923 Views

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NB Government: Environmental Trust Fund applications now being accepted

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The Department of Environment and Local Government is now accepting applications for funding under the Environmental Trust Fund. “The Environmental Trust Fund has supported thousands of projects that protect our rivers, educate our youth and preserve our environment for almost 30 years,” said Environment and Local Government Minister Jeff Carr. “Together, we […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 201919 Views

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Boat Harbour Remediation Project — Participant Funding Available

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada November 1, 2019 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed Boat Harbour Remediation Project, located […]

by pmnationtalk on November 1, 201922 Views

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NB Government: Investment in conservation

“The government understands the importance of conserving natural areas as part of an overall approach to meeting forest and land management objectives,” said Natural Resources and Energy Development Minister Mike Holland. “This includes adapting to climate change, protecting biodiversity, protecting wetlands and watersheds, and protecting species at risk.” Through an initiative called Pathway to Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 201918 Views

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