Friday October 31, 2014




Environment


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Fish kill in Prince Edward Island wasn't due to disease: preliminary report

CHARLOTTETOWN - The preliminary investigation into a Prince Edward Island fish kill this summer says disease has been ruled out as the cause....

posted: October 31,2014





Environment

B.C. group launches court challenges against province and feds on Site C dam

VANCOUVER - A group of landowners in northeastern British Columbia is turning to the courts to quash provincial and federal environmental approvals for the multibillion-dollar Site C dam....


Federal NDP tries again for environmental bill of rights

OTTAWA - The NDP is again trying to pass a bill which would enshrine environmental rights in law....


P.E.I. vegetable farm charged after trout, salmon found dead on North River

CHARLOTTETOWN - A Prince Edward Island farm has been charged after a fish kill last summer on the North River....


Nova Scotia wildlife officers looking for poachers of endangered mainland moose

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia wildlife officers are seeking public help in identifying poachers who killed an endangered mainland moose....


Quebec's $1 billion cement plant defends project against legal challenge

MONTREAL - The company building a cement plant in Quebec's Gaspe region says the $1.1-billion project is at risk if it is forced to suspend work to conduct what it calls unnecessary environmental hearings....


Evaporating fracking waste water viable way of disposal, Nova Scotia report says

HALIFAX - A pilot project in Nova Scotia that examined treated waste water from hydraulic fracturing has concluded that evaporation is a viable means of disposal....






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