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Environment - 2001

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January

January 5
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 26
Urgent Hazard Alert – fall protection equipment required for snow removal on roofs


February

February 7
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 20
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 21
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to discuss container deposit refund program, February 21, 2001, 2:00 p.m., East Block, Confederation Building

Beverage container refund and deposit levels increased

February 28
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


March

March 2
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 5
Government clarifies fuel spill incident at O'Brien's Farms

March 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 9
Minister explains actions to address fuel spill at O’Brien Property
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 12
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister of Environment to hold news conference, Subject: Container deposit refund program, March 12
Government changes beverage container deposit level

March 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 21
Ministerial Statement - World Water Day

March 22
Funding to ensure safe drinking water for the province
Continued funding for environmental remediation work

March 23
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


April

April 4
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 11
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 12
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 20
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 26
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 27
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - MMSB requests proposals for scrap tire management in Newfoundland and Labrador

April 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


May

May 4
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 7
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 8
Ministerial Statement - Drinking water safety

May 11
NOTE TO EDITORS: Officials available to media regarding water quality in the province, May 11, 2:30 p.m.

May 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 15
Ministerial Statement - Waste management strategy

May 17
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 18
Ministers respond to media reports concerning rebuilding of St. Vincent de Paul food bank

May 28
Premier announces plan of action on water quality
NOTE TO EDITORS: Technical media briefing, May 29, St. John's

May 29
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


June

June 4
NOTE TO EDITORS: 12th Annual Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards, June 4, St. John's
12th annual Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards presented
NOTE TO EDITORS: Waste Management Advisory Committee roundtable in Clarenville, June 4

June 5
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 7
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) - NOTE TO EDITORS: Fourth Annual Pollution Prevention Awards, June 7, St. John's
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) - Excellence in Pollution Prevention Awards presented - Version française
Multi Materials Stewardship Board - Increase in recycling rate for beverage containers

June 8
NOTE TO EDITORS: Waste Management Advisory Committee roundtable in Stephenville, June 8

June 11
NOTE TO EDITORS: Provincial Waste Management Advisory Committee roundtable discussions

June 12
NOTE TO EDITORS: Change in roundtable time, Gander, June 15
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 13
Environmental assessment bulletin

June 14
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Helping the environment earns computers for schools

June 15
Mutlti-Materials Stewardship Board - Schools raise funds through their recycling efforts
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 18
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 20
NOTE TO EDITORS: Waste Management Advisory Committee to meet in St. John's, June 20
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 21
NOTE TO EDITORS: Provincial Waste Advisory Committee meetings, Labrador, June 21 - 22
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 26
NOTE TO EDITORS: Provincial Waste Management Advisory Committee will host roundtable discussion, June 26, Marystown
Landfill disposal ban on petroleum contaminated soil expanded

June 28
NOTE TO EDITORS: Provincial Waste Management Advisory Committee will hold a roundtable meeting, June 28, Carbonear

June 29
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


July

July 4
Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation - NOTE TO EDITORS – PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: July 4, St. John's
Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation: Changes to Charge Up To Recycle Program

July 5
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 10
Provincial Waste Management Advisory Committee - Waste Management Advisory Committee concludes roundtable meetings

July 13
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 17
Green Bay Waste Authority Inc. receives Waste Management Trust Fund grants
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 24
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Ministers release report on waste management on the Avalon

July 25
NOTE TO EDITORS: Vehicle Emissions Clinic, July 25, St. John’s
Four-day "No Fees, No Fines" vehicle emissions clinic opens
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


August

August 2
MMSB - Recycling can raise funds and promote business skills

August 3
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 13
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 15
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 20
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 28
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 30
Ministers to visit communities in Terra Nova district


September

September 5
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference to accept a report from the Domestic Fuel Oil Spill Prevention Committee
Domestic Fuel Oil Spill Prevention Committee presents report to government

September 7
Environment Assessment Bulletin

September 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 18
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Increase in recycling rates for beverage containers

September 19
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, September 19, St. John's, Subject: proposed new environmental legislation and related consultation process
Environment Minister announces consultation on proposed environmental legislation

September 20
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 21
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Ministers to attend national meetings

September 24
Safe water top priority for environment ministers

September 25
Federal, provincial and territorial ministers of energy and environment report progress on addressing climate change

September 27
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 28
NOTE TO EDITORS: Locations for public consultations on proposed environmental legislation


October

October 3 
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 5
NOTE TO EDITORS: Labrador dates set for new environmental legislation

October 11
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Bigger and better School Recycling Contest returns

October 12
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
NOTE TO EDITORS: Schedule of public consultations on new environmental legislation October 15-18

October 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 18
NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation meeting on environmental legislation, October 18, St. John's

October 22
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 30
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, October 31, St. John's, Subject: Waste management public consultations

October 31
Waste Management Advisory Committee presents report to Environment Minister
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


November

November 2 
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Ministers refute statements made by Campaign For Progressive Waste Management

November 9
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 19
Ministers announce Avalon Waste Management Community Consultative Committee

November 20
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, November 20, St. John's, Subject: Environmental Protection Act and Water Resources Act
Environmental legislation introduced in House of Assembly

November 23
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


December

December 11 
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 13
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 17
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 20
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


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