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Apr 24th, 2012
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Voice Your Concern regarding MOE Proposal to Exempt Transportation of Hazardous Waste from Licensing RequirementsAction Alert from the Canadian Environmental Law Association April 23 2012The Ontario Ministry of Environment is proposing to exempt waste haulers transporting hazardous waste from the req...
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Apr 22nd, 2012
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 Critics accuse Tories of ‘abdicating’ government’s responsibility to protect environment By Andrew Davidson, CBC News April 17 2012The federal government is reducing the number of departments and agencies that can do environmental reviews from 40 to just three to speed up approvals...
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Apr 10th, 2012
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Massive call-in needed to NDP and PCs to urge rejection of amendments to environmental legislationAWARE Simcoe is passing on two alerts about the Liberal government's Omnibus Bill 55 which amends a number of environmental bills while circumventing normal posting under the Environmental Bill of Rights...
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Apr 9th, 2012
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What's growing around you?AWARE Simcoe news release - April 8 2012A meeting being held this Saturday April 14 at the Elmvale Arena is aimed to be the start of a county-wide effort to control and eradicate invasive alien plant species. ...
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Apr 6th, 2012
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Climate skeptics’ popular argument discredited by global trendCBC News April 5 2012 A significant increase in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, rather than changes to the Earth’s orbit, was likely the main cause of global warming that ended the last ice age, a new study has found.Read mor...
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Apr 4th, 2012
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Barrie doctor chimes in on planetary healthBy NICKI CRUICKSHANK – Barrie Examiner April 2 2012A Barrie cardiologist is just as worried about his planet as his patients’ tickers.Read more...
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Mar 30th, 2012
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Moving from regulatory review to regulatory approval By Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe March 30 2012Canada’s environment is under attack as never before. It’s not just that we happen to have a land that’s rich in natural resources of every kind. It’s that 21st century technology can extract and destroy at...
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Mar 23rd, 2012
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Email from Mike Nickerson March 22 2012When we can see a solution, it's easier to admit that there is a problem.Transition Orillia and Lakehead University are hosting an evening aboutLiving on Earth as if we want to stay...
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Mar 16th, 2012
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Midland Free Press March 15 2012 Kill, kill, kill. AWARE Simcoe is focusing the spotlight on invasive plant species that are devastating the natural environment in Simcoe County. This is an urgent concern, and all Simcoe County residents need to know what these plants look like and join the battle to...
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Mar 2nd, 2012
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Time for Canadian government to set its scientists free, magazine says The Canadian Press Mar 2, 2012  One of the world’s leading scientific journals is accusing the Harper government of limiting its scientists from speaking publicly about their research. Read more ...