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Former Flying Tiger airfield in southern China being...

BEIJING – An airfield in southern China from which the famed Flying Tigers took off to fight Japanese warplanes is being converted to battle a new enemy: drought. China’s official Xinhua...

 
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Trees trucked to Detroit neighbourhood in effort to help...

Trees trucked to Detroit neighbourhood in effort to help create instant, forest-like setting DETROIT – Trees are being trucked to Detroit as part of an effort to create an instant, forest-like...

 
 
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Solar energy manufacturing jobs coming to Belleville

Huge economic news was announced this morning in Napanee and it affects Belleville. Strathcona Energy Group announced it has purchased the former Nortel building on Sidney Street in Belleville and will...

 
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Hazardous and electronic waste drop off in Trenton

Do you have a stockpile of old paint, a drawer full of dead batteries or maybe a half dozen burnt out Compact Fluorescent bulbs? If the answer is yes, you...

 
 
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Stop the logging; Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner

Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says the government should decide to end logging in Algonquin provincial park which sits north and northeast of Bancroft. In his annual released today, Commissioner Gord Miller pointed out that logging is banned...

 
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Feds dragging heels on cutting greenhouse gas emissions

Canada’s environmental watchdog says the federal government is dragging its heels on cutting greenhouse gas emissions. And Julie Gelfand warns Canada is all but certain to miss its Copenhagen Accord target...

 
 
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New scholarships announced by SWANA Ontario

SWANA Ontario with the help of dedicated partners offers three $1,000 scholarships to students each year, focused on improving and understanding contemporary waste management practices and systems. Kalun ‘Cliff’ Chan Scholarship The...

 
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Hazardous & electronic waste drop off in Madoc

Do you have a stockpile of old paint, a drawer full of dead batteries or maybe a half dozen burnt out Compact Fluorescent bulbs? If the answer is yes, you...

 
 
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Hazardous Waste Recycling at Quinte Waste Solutions today

The Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot at 75 Wallbridge Crescent in Belleville is open to the public, year round during these specified hours: Summer Months (April-October) Tuesdays 2pm-7pm Wednesdays & Thursdays 9am-4pm First Saturday of the...

 
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Ontario Justice refuses to stop wind farm project

TORONTO – An Ontario justice has refused to stop construction on one of Ontario’s largest wind farms. That means work on the 140 turbines near Goderich, Ontario can continue even though...

 
 

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