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Government rejects XL pipeline study

Ottawa is rejecting a study that says the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline would inflict more harm on the environment than first thought. Researchers at the Stockholm Environment Institute say the...

 
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More solar panels for Belleville

Belleville has been awarded two new solar projects on municipal buildings under the province’s FIT program. One is for the water treatment plant and the other for the Veridian building on...

 
 
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There may be a lucky break in B.C. Mount Polley mine spill...

The minister responsible for British Columbia’s mines says residents living along waterways affected by a mining-waste spill could catch a lucky break because the waste may not be poisonous. Bill Bennett...

 
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Greenhouse for Durham College

Durham College announced today that construction on the first-ever greenhouse at its Centre for Food (CFF), a new learning facility created in direct response to the demand of the local...

 
 
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Elizabeth May speech

Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May speaks at the national convention in Fredericton....

 
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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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