Wednesday September 03, 2014




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Access restricted around B.C. wildfire as crews mop up, cooler weather expected

VANCOUVER - Access around a wildfire in northeastern B.C. has been further restricted even though officials say cooler temperatures are expected to help ease the danger....

posted: September 2,2014





Environment

Copper no longer only reason for green roofs around Parliament Hill

OTTAWA - Oxidized copper is no longer the only cause of green rooftops around Parliament Hill....


Fund to promote fuel efficiency among municipalities in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government is handing about $27,000 to an environmental group to promote the use of alternative-fuel vehicles by municipalities....


New Brunswick election touches on environmental oversight and jobs

ST. GEORGE, N.B. - New Brunswick's Liberals are promising the introduction of enhanced environmental oversight measures in their bid to win next month's election, while the incumbent Progressive Conservatives are keeping their focus on...


Elevated levels of chemical elements near breached B.C. tailings pond

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - Elevated levels of seven chemical elements have been found by B.C. government staff in the sediment near a mine tailings spill....


More zebra mussels in Manitoba despite experimental treatment in harbours

WINNIPEG - Zebra mussels are spreading in Manitoba despite a unique experiment intended to stave off an invasion of the shellfish....


Warm waters divert sockeye salmon run to Canada instead of Washington

BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Unusually warm water off the Washington coast is sending the vast majority of the sockeye salmon run to Canadian waters, leaving Puget Sound fishermen with nearly empty nets....






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