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Madawaska-Edmundston International Bridge Replacement Project — Public Comments Invited

December 7, 2018 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Madawaska-Edmundston International Bridge Replacement Project, located between New Brunswick and the state of Maine. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on the project and its potential […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 201827 Views

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Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador — Participant Funding Available

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency December 6, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201825 Views

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The Government of Canada and Provinces and Territories agree to work together to create more jobs and protect our oceans and fisheries for future generations

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada December 5, 2018 St. John’s, Newfoundland – Bordered by three oceans, Canada is home to the longest coastline in the world. Our marine resources support hundreds of thousands of middle class jobs and rich ecosystems of abundant marine wildlife from coast to coast to coast. Today, federal, provincial and territorial […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201819 Views

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Pressure mounts on Ottawa to review N.S mill’s contentious effluent pipeline – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 29, 2018 By Michael Tutton THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ A proposal to pump millions of litres of treated pulp mill waste into the Northumberland Strait is a clear case for Ottawa’s toughest environmental review process, say veteran fisheries scientists _ who contend many questions remain on how a swirl of sea […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201829 Views

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AFN National Chief Supports First Nations Seeking Immediate Action and Impact Study of Pulp Mill Effluent Dumped into the Northumberland Strait

AFN National Chief Supports First Nations Seeking Immediate Action and Impact Study of Pulp Mill Effluent Dumped into the Northumberland Strait November 29, 2018 (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde expressed concern and support for the Pictou Landing First Nation and other First Nations who are apprehensive of a plan […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201824 Views

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Pressure mounts on Ottawa to review N.S mill’s contentious effluent pipeline – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 29, 2018  By Michael Tutton THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ A proposal to pump millions of litres of treated pulp mill waste into the Northumberland Strait is a clear case for Ottawa’s toughest environmental review process, say veteran fisheries scientists _ who contend many questions remain on how a swirl of sea […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201828 Views

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New regulations for environmental assessments

Project proponents and the public will have a better understanding of how the provincial government conducts environmental assessments. Communities, Land and Environment Minister Richard Brown has introduced amendments to the Environmental Protection Act in the legislature that provide for regulations to formalize the environmental assessment process. “Project proponents and the public will have a much […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201826 Views

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New Nova Scotia fish study sees Indigenous partners leading the way – Toronto Star

Nov. 25, 2018 HALIFAX—A new aquatic ecosystem study in Nova Scotia dubbed the largest of its kind in the Maritimes will see First Nations partners taking the reins as they work alongside academics. The $1-million, three-year research program to study culturally and commercially important fish species in Nova Scotia is being led by a collaborative […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201829 Views

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Cochrane Hill Gold Project – Public Comments Invited

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency November 23, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Cochrane Hill Gold Project, located 145 kilometres northeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on which […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 201832 Views

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Fundy Isles Submarine Cable Project proceeding as planned

21 November 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – NB Power has been given the green light by the Department of Environment and Local Government to install new submarine cables between Deer Island, Campobello and Grand Manan in order to keep providing the Fundy Isles with safe and reliable power. The original cables that are supplying power to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 201849 Views

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