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Funding for energy in municipalities

The provincial government is continuing its program that helps municipalities with energy needs. Launched in 2013, the Municipal Energy Plan program supports municipalities’ efforts to better understand their local energy needs, identify...

 
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Upgrades for wastewater

The Township of Cramahe is getting some government money to make upgrades to their wastewater treatment plant. “Residents will benefit from safer, sustainable infrastructure and improved critical services following upgrades made...

 
 
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See where your recycling goes

Ever wondered what happens to your recycling after it leaves your curbside bin? Where does it go? How does recycling occur? As part of Doors Open, the recycling plant in Trenton...

 
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Easier to convince US to take whisky by pipeline

Canada’s ambassador to the U-S says it would be easier to convince Americans to take Crown Royal whisky by pipeline than crude oil from Alberta. The comment from Gary Doer about...

 
 
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New greener cargo vessels for Great Lakes

Algoma Central Corporation welcomed its second Equinox Class bulk cargo vessel, the Algoma Harvester. The company says Equinox Class represents the next generation of Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Waterway bulk...

 
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New LEDs for Addington Highlands

Installation of 148 light emitting diodes (LED) streetlights will take place in Addington Highlands. The new lighting system by Realterm Energy is designed to reduce annual streetlight energy bills by 65...

 
 
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Belleville bike lanes meeting draws crowd

A public meeting on bike lanes for Belleville’s Bridge Street brought a large crowd out last night. A proposal is to have the lanes on both sides of the road, running...

 
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Green roof farm in Prince Edward County

A new company coming to Prince Edward County is looking for homes to go green, starting from the top down. The unnamed company will take over a vacant green house property...

 
 
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Green Party leader stop in Cobourg

Green Party leader Elizabeth May will be making a quick stop in Cobourg Wednesday. She is taking the train from Victoria to the party’s national AGM in Fredericton. She’ll make a...

 
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Scholarships for environmental studies

Jenny Andrews, and Holly Aman both from Prince Edward Collegiate Institute in Picton were awarded scholarships from Quinte Waste Solutions to further their education in environmental studies in the fall. Jenny...

 
 

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