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Ontario waiting to defend wind-turbine approval process as...

LONDON, Ont. – The Ontario government has yet to get its chance to argue in favour of its wind-farm approval process. A lawyer for four families is in front of Divisional...

 
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U.S. Senate to vote today on Keystone XL pipeline bill

The U-S Senate is set to vote later today on the Keystone X-L pipeline, which would take tar sands from Alberta to oil refineries on the Gulf Coast. But U-S...

 
 
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Proposed compost facility still under review

A controversial project in Belleville is still undergoing a review by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment. The ministry is undertaking a technical review and also reviewing public comments on the...

 
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Groups try to intervene as wind turbine foes argue Ontario...

LONDON, Ont. – A packed Ontario court is hearing arguments that legislation related to the possible health effects of wind turbines is unconstitutional. As evidence for that claim, 14 community groups...

 
 
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Free Landowner Workshops

Interested in growing a healthy forest on your idle land? Learn about your options, including information on available subsidies by attending a free landowner workshop in Trenton or Madoc. The workshop...

 
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Keystone XL pipeline gets thumbs up from U-S House of...

The U-S House of Representatives has voted 252-to-161 to send the Senate a bill approving the Keystone X-L pipeline. Senate supporters say they are confident they will have the 60 votes...

 
 
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Energy giant wins injunction to rid anti-pipeline activists...

THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER Anti-pipeline protesters have been ordered to remove their barricade preventing survey work for Trans Mountain’s proposed expansion through a Metro Vancouver conservation area. A B.C. Supreme Court judge...

 
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Good year for local crops

Farmers in the Quinte region had a pretty decent year. Lloyd Crowe, partner in Reynolds Farms in the County, says fields of wheat, corn, soybeans and other crops all produced solid...

 
 
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Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area gets federal...

Great news for a nature enthusiasts. Today Prince Edward Hastings MP Daryl Kramp announced improvements will be made to public access to the Prince Edward Point National Wildlife area. The feds will...

 
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Coal tar talks continue

Belleville, other owners and former owners of the site of a former coal gas plant near the harbour are still in legal discussions about what a clean-up plan should be. While...

 
 

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