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Feb 18th, 2011
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Can Ontario see the goal for the garbage?News release from Zero Waste Simcoe Feb 16 2011 Zero Waste Simcoe Chair Gord McKay is concerned about how the topic of waste will be spun in the upcoming Ontario provincial election....
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Feb 18th, 2011
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ADAM RADWANSKI Globe and Mail Feb. 17, 2011At a certain point, the excuses start to wear a little thin.Yes, Ontario entered largely uncharted territory with the most ambitious alternative-energy strategy in North America. Sure, it was inevitable that a few mistakes would need to be corrected along th...
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Feb 18th, 2011
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By Tracy Kibble Yorkregion.com Feb 16, 2011 Georgina residents should pay the estimated $4 million to clean up the former Thane aluminum site even if the task is a provincial responsibility, one citizen said this week. “I’m tired of ongoing discussion on who will clean up the site. If taxes have to b...
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Feb 18th, 2011
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By PAUL JANKOWSKI, Owen Sound SUN TIMES STAFF February 18 2011 Opponents on both sides of the Canada-U. S. border are continuing efforts to stop the shipment by Bruce Power of 16 decommissioned radioactive steam generators through the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway. Sierra Club Canada was to hol...
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Feb 16th, 2011
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Letter to the Toronto Star Feb. 11 2011We need more than an “adult conversation” about waste. We need to grow up. Our society has been consuming and disposing for decades as if we were the only species and the only generation....
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Feb 12th, 2011
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Board's approach questioned after hearings found oppositeBy Dan Egan of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Feb. 9, 2011A government-funded article circulating on the Internet reports that people living on the Lake Michigan shoreline aren't interested in exploring what it would take to restore the lake to...
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Feb 12th, 2011
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By JENNIFER BURDEN, THE PACKET & TIMES February 1 2011There wasn't an open chair at the Simcoe Solar Farm Awareness Project (SSFAP) symposium held at the Coldwater community centre on Saturday. ...
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Feb 2nd, 2011
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By Katie Richard The Oshawa Express February 1 2011Even before construction starts on the proposed Energy-From-Waste facility, it’s causing quite a stink.Despite garnering support from the Ministry of Environment (MOE) in November, the project still has a number of speed bumps to hurdle over before c...
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Feb 2nd, 2011
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Council of Canadians release Sunday, January 30th, 2011Council of Canadians Atlantic organizer Angela Giles and CUPE Nova Scotia president Danny Cavanagh write in the Halifax Chronicle Herald (with 114,000 daily readers) that, “Prime Minister Stephen Harper has engaged Canada, the provinces and terri...
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Feb 2nd, 2011
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Conservative rips into Liberals’ handling of debt retirement taxBy Cheryl Browne Special to the Examiner January 28 2011Jeanneke van Hattem is frustrated by what she says is a veil of secrecy surrounding the debt retirement tax she’s been paying on her hydro bill for the past seven years.As pub...