On Aug. 27, 2001, a conference of six New England states and five Eastern Canadian provinces will consider a groundbreaking strategy for reducing greenhouse gasses in the region.
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Corporations are using a dispute resolution provision of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to circumvent environmental regulations in the US, Canada, and Mexico.Topics on the Beat:
As populations of wild salmon decline and cans and slabs of farmed salmon proliferate on supermarket shelves aquaculture practices that help feed the demand for the fish are gaining attention.Topics on the Beat:
The Society of Environmental Journalists has asked Environment Canada for its written policies on staff communication with news media.SEJ Publication Types:Topics on the Beat:
"Environment Canada has 'muzzled' its scientists around the country, ordering them to refer all media queries to Ottawa.SEJ Publication Types:Topics on the Beat:
On June 22, Ontario Education Minister Kathleen Wynne announced that as of January 2008, all elementary and secondary schools in the Canadian province will provide environmental education.Topics on the Beat:
US and Canadian government agencies acknowledged the glass is only half full with the June 7, 2007, release of their State of the Great Lakes Highlights Report.Topics on the Beat:
As campers and picnickers head outdoors in greater numbers for the summer season, many government agencies are urging them to not bring their own firewood.Topics on the Beat:
Report details how fewer sawmills in the US and Canada see higher production of wood products.
New U.S. refineries will process crude oil from Canada's Tar Sands, which means that much of the pollution associated with that refining will occur in the lower 48.