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Energy East pipeline: Maude Barlow raises alarm in Saskatchewan and Manitoba

April 7, 2015 Ottawa – Beginning April 11 in Winnipeg, speakers will visit Manitoban and Saskatchewan communities along TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline path to hear local concerns. They will explain why Energy East is all risk and little reward for the two provinces. The controversial export project would see an up to 40-year-old natural gas […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2015369 Views

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Akasaba West Copper-Gold Mine Project: Federal Funding Available

January 30, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making available funding to support participation of the public and Aboriginal groups in the federal environmental assessment of the Akasaba West Copper-Gold Mine Project, located near Val-d’Or, Quebec. As part of the strengthened and modernized Canadian Environmental […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2015552 Views

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Tio Mine Expansion Project: Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment

January 30, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated a total of $89,348 to four applicants to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the Tio Mine Expansion Project, located near Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec. Details of Allocation Applicant Allocation Conseil régional de l’environnement de […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2015500 Views

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Eagle’s Nest Project – Federal Funding Allocated to Support Aboriginal Participation in Environmental Assessment

January 22, 2015  — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated a total of $28,200 to Eabametoong First Nation to support its participation in consultation activities related to the environmental assessment of the proposed Eagle’s Nest Project, located in Ontario. This funding was made available to Aboriginal groups through the Participant Funding Program administered by the Agency, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015427 Views

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Project 4 – All-Season Road Connecting Berens River to Poplar River First Nation: Public Comments Invited and Federal Funding Available

January 22, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency As part of the strengthened and modernized Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) put in place to support the government’s Responsible Resource Development Initiative, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) commenced a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Project 4 — All-Season Road […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015427 Views

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Recognizing Outstanding Achievements in Environmental Protection

Ontario Celebrates Local Environmental Innovation January 20, 2015 Nine groups across Ontario have demonstrated their strong commitment to environmental excellence by using innovative approaches and new technologies to protect the Great Lakes and the environment. The recipients of the 2013 Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence collaborated with schools, industry leaders and volunteers to restore wildlife habitat, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 21, 2015415 Views

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Conservation First Needs More Work

Toronto, 13 Jan. 2015 – Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says he’s adopting a wait-and-see attitude towards the government’s Conservation First philosophy. In releasing his 2014 Energy Conservation Progress Report “Planning to Conserve”, Gord Miller praised the shift to considering cost-effective conservation before building new generation or transmission facilities. “Conservation has long been undervalued, and last year […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2015454 Views

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Rainy River Project: Environmental Assessment Decision

January 12, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, announced today that the proposed Rainy River Project, located in the Township of Chapple, Ontario, is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. The Minister has identified in her environmental assessment decision statement the conditions that the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2015455 Views

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ECO to release 2014 Energy Conservation Progress Report

The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release his 2014 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 10:00 am. Topics covered in this year’s Report include Review of Policy Developments 2013-2014 and updates on government target achievements. The conference will be held at the Queen’s Park Media Studio and will also be available […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 2015686 Views

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New Asian Carp Canada Website Makes a Splash

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – The Invasive Species Centre has partnered with Fisheries and Oceans Canada to launch a comprehensive Canadian website on Asian carps. Asian Carp Canada (www.asiancarp.ca) will provide information on all aspects of Asian carps, including the most recent prevention, warning, response and research efforts to address the overall ecological and socio-economic […]

by pmnationtalk on January 7, 2015464 Views

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