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Mar 13th, 2011
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By SCOTT DUNN, QMI AGENCY March 11 2011  A judges’ panel that heard a legal challenge to Ontario’s minimum 550- metre wind turbine tower buffer requirement said Thursday that the Ministry of the Environment followed the rules in setting it. Read more...
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Mar 13th, 2011
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By SHARON WEATHERALL Midland Free Press March 11 2011 First Mate Mike Cass says ferries crossing the water from Christian Island to Cedar Point this year have encountered “varying ice” which depending on the weather conditions and temperature can take some time to cut through. Read more ...
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Mar 13th, 2011
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By SHARON WEATHERALL Midland Free Press March 11 2011 When a new drum is received into a native community it is viewed as precious gift that must be blessed before used. Students at Christian Island Elementary School (CIES) had the opportunity to celebrate a special cultural event on February 4th dur...
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Mar 12th, 2011
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Nukefree.org    Beyond Nuclear    Union of Concerned Scientists (link updated March 13) World Nuclear News (nuclear industry) ...
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Mar 8th, 2011
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CBC News Mar 8, 2011 Two days of hearings into whether Bruce Power can ship radioactive waste through the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway begin in Ottawa on Tuesday before a Commons committee. The shipments, which would carry 16 school bus-sized, radiation-contaminated steam generators from T...
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Mar 8th, 2011
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Sierra Club Canada news release March 8, 2011 TORONTO – The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) and Sierra Club Canada (SCC) announced today that they have jointly commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court of Canada in relation to the controversial proposal by Bruce Power Inc. to shi...
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Mar 7th, 2011
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News release from  Anishinabe Kweag March 6 2011Christian Island, ON – Anishinabe Kweag, the group of women who successfully protested Site 41 is calling on Bruce Power to halt its plans to ship 16 decomissioned nuclear steam generators of through the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River....
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Mar 4th, 2011
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by John Spears Toronto Star Mar 03 2011Ontario acted properly in setting regulations for the placement of large wind turbines, an Ontario court has decided....
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Mar 2nd, 2011
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By Rob O'Flanagan Guelph Mercury Mar 02 2011GUELPH — The Ontario Ministry of the Environment is being asked to consider certain activities related to the rehabilitation of sand, gravel and stone extraction sites as potential threats to drinking water....
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Mar 2nd, 2011
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By Max Paris CBC News Mar 1, 2011 An increase in extreme rainstorms brought on by climate change could set the stage for a return of cholera to North America, according to a world-renowned water scientist....