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Biomass policy released
FREDERICTON (CNB) - A policy to support and strengthen the forest industry and the New Brunswick economy through the sustainable harvest and use of Crown forest biomass has been released by the provincial government. The initiative is known as the Crown Land Forest Biomass Harvesting Policy.
"The Department of Natural Resources has received numerous requests from the forest industry...
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Gov. Perry Names Three to the Texas Advisory Panel on Federal Environmental Regulations
AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the newly created Texas Advisory Panel on Federal Environmental Regulations. The panel's initial work will be to assess the potential impacts to Texas of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed framework for regulating greenhouse gas emissions through the Clean Air Act and to report to the governor on the findings.
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November is National 4-H Month
Members, leaders, and supporters of the 4-H program across Canada will be wearing green on Wednesday, Nov. 5 to recognize National 4-H Month.
The celebration showcases the 4-H program which is available to young people between the ages of nine and 21 years old. The program helps develop technical, public speaking, leadership and personal development skills through a supportive network...
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Climate Change Pilot Project Receives Funding to Monitor Ocean Conditions
Students in the Clarenville area will learn first-hand about climate change, its effects on ocean temperatures, currents, sea level rise, coastal ecosystems and the fishery through a climate change pilot project to be launched in January 2009.
The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Acting Minister of Environment and Conservation, said the Provincial Government is pleased to provide more...
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The Minister of Finance Releases the Economic and Financial Update
The Minister of Finance, Minister of
Government Services, Minister responsible for Government Administration and
Chair of the Conseil du tresor, Monique Jerôme-Forget, today released the
annual economic and financial update. In doing so she also announced that the
government's budget would be balanced in 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 and unveiled
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AGRICULTURAL CROWN LAND SALE PROGRAM ANNOUNCED
The Government of Saskatchewan unveiled a new five-year program today that will help put agricultural Crown land back in the hands of producers.
The Agricultural Crown Land Sale Program will offer Crown land lessees an incentive to purchase their leased agricultural Crown land.
"Many agricultural Crown land lessees have been asking for this type of program for...
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Underground Pipeline Task Force to Meet November 13
PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Underground Pipeline Task Force will hold its fourth and final meeting at 9 a.m. CST on Thursday, November 13, in Room 464 of the Capitol Building, 500 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre.
The agenda includes review, discussion, and approval of a final task force report.
The seven-person South Dakota Underground Pipeline Task Force is...
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PROVINCE ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $120,000 FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROJECTS IN MANITOBA SCHOOLS
Schools across the province will offer activities for students to highlight links between the environment and health with a new provincial investment of more than $120,000, Healthy Living Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross announced today.
"From learning about reducing greenhouse gas emissions to conserving water, schools are helping our kids better understand how environmental issues...
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CRESTON TO BENEFIT FROM COMMUNITY FOREST
CRESTON - A community forest agreement sets the foundation for environmentally sustainable, long-term economic benefits for Creston's residents and businesses, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell announced today.
"Forestry succeeds when all parties share in its success," said Bell. "Strengthening the link between communities and surrounding forest resources leads to all kinds...
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