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By Jim Coyle Toronto Star November 22 2010He wasn’t the first, or the last, to make the case but former Progressive Conservative MPP Morley Kells probably put it as well as anyone. ...
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Nov 27th, 2010
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By David Gonczol, The Ottawa Citizen November 22, 2010 OTTAWA — Opponents of a plan to build the largest waste-diversion and landfill site in Eastern Ontario have banded together to “dump the dump” just days after the project was announced last week.The proposed Capital Region Resource Recovery Cente...
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Nov 27th, 2010
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By Hamo Forsyth BBC News 22 November 2010In the last 40 years the bottled water industry has gone from a business prospect that few took seriously, to a global industry worth billions of pounds.The commodity itself remains simple. The way we think about it has changed fundamentally. Water is natural,...
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Nov 27th, 2010
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CBC News Tuesday, November 16, 2010 CBC News presents a series of stories that strip the plastic coating from the recycling myth and offers a surprising look at where our so-called reusable products end up. ...
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In Energy
Nov 20th, 2010
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Four-part series on solar energy and how local farmers are getting onboardPart 1: Shiny new crop By MARG. BRUINEMAN, BARRIE EXAMINER November 18 2010Ken O'Brian marvels at the two sets of solar panels newly installed on his property just outside of Midhurst.Mounted on a swivelling axis, they're progr...
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Nov 20th, 2010
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Letter to Simcoe.com November 14 2010PERKINSFIELD – Why do bean sprouts have to come pre-measured in a plastic bag? Same with sugar peas and snap peas. Why does cauliflower have to be wrapped in plastic, while broccoli doesn’t?I asked one of the store workers. The answer was, “It’s corporate. They de...
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Nov 20th, 2010
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"In nature, growth always slams up against non-negotiable constraints sooner or later"by Richard Heinberg postcarbon.org Nov 12, 2010 ...
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By Mark Haddock and Chris Tollefson Vancouver Sun November 14 2010Ottawa’s rejection of the Prosperity Mine did more than just stop an ill-conceived plan to destroy Fish Lake. The decision also vividly demonstrates the problems with British Columbia’s environmental assessment law.The plan...
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Nov 20th, 2010
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Strict conditions imposed on Courtice facilityBy Keith Gilligan Durham Region.com Nov 19, 2010 DURHAM -- The provincial Environment Ministry has approved the energy-from-waste facility for Durham and York regions. ...
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Nov 20th, 2010
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By KELLY GRANT Globe and Mail November 16 2010A controversial quarry proposed for a bucolic corner of the Greater Toronto Area is now all but dead. ...