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Environment - 2002
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January

January 2
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - MMSB announces increase in recovery rate for beverage containers

January 9
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 18
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 21
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 24
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 25
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference - January 28 - Subject: Government reponse to Domestic Fuel Oil Spill Prevention Report
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 28
NOTE TO EDITORS: Beverage recycling program celebrates its fifth anniversary
Government responds to the recommendations of the Domestic Fuel Oil Spill Prevention Committee

January 29
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 31
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Encourages Green Home program
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February

February 6
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to announce new recycling initiative for province
Provincial used tire recycling program launched

February 7
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 11
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 12
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Information clarified on used tire recycling contract

February 13
Minister comments on used tire recycling contract

February 15
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 18
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 27
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 28
Government to fund Public Education and Outreach Hub

March

March 5
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 11
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 21
Funding for drinking water initiatives
Continued funding for environmental remediation work

March 22
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 26
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 27
Funding announced for specialized equipment for Newfoundland and Labrador first responders - Version française

April

April 3
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 9
NOTE TO EDITORS: News Conference - Provincial waste management strategy - Wednesday, April 10 at 11:00 a.m.
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 10
Provincial Waste Management Strategy Announced

April 12
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 18
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 19
Earth Day April 22, 2002

April 24
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program launched

April 25
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 29
Windmill Bight released from further Environmental Assessment

Ministerial Statement - Windmill Bight Golf Course

May

May 3
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 22
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to hold news conference concerning Tire Recycling Program - May 22, St. John's

Temporary drop-off sites identified for used tire recycling program

May 23
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 24
Ministers make presentation on foreign over fishing to National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy

May 27
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 31
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June

June 3
NOTE TO EDITORS: 13th Annual Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards - June 3, St. John's

13th annual Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards presented

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 4
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to take part in Environment Week activities - June 5, Grand Falls - Windsor

June 7
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 11
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 12
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 28
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July

July 2
Avalon Waste Management Community Consultative Committee - Launch of new Web site

July 5
Tidy Towns of Newfoundland and Labrador receives Waste Management Trust Fund

July 10
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 12
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

Ministers comment on Canada’s new Oceans Strategy

July 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 26
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August

August 2
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

Minister to address environmental sustainability and fisheries issues with federal minister

August 8
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, August 9, Corner Brook  Subject:Five Year Operating Plan, District 16 - Main River Watershed

August 9
Main River watershed receives conditional release by minister

August 12
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 20
NOTE TO EDITORS: Vehicle emissions clinic - August 21, St. John's

August 21
Four day "No Fees, No Fines" vehicle emissions clinic opens

August 23
Foxeye Environmental Coalition receives Waste Management Trust Fund grant

August 26
NOTE TO EDITORS - Press conference concerning the Tire Recycling Program, August 27, Stephenville

August 27
Provincial Used Tire Recycling Program contract awarded

August 28
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September

September 4
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 6
Minister releases recent letter to the European Union Environment Commissioner

September 12
Robert’s Arm Volunteer Fire Department receives Waste Management Trust Fund grant

September 17
A fifth year for Provincial School Recycling Contest

September 18
Minister releases Drinking Water Safety Report

September 26
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 27
Minister meets
federal Minister on oilspill response

October

October 4
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 7
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 11
Voisey’s Bay Environmental Management Board announced
 

October 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 22
Western Regional Waste Management Committee receives Waste Management Trust Fund grant

October 23
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 24
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister will hold news conference - October 25, St. John's subject - obsolete pesticide collection

October 25
Obsolete Pesticides Being Collected Throughout the Province

October 29
Premier responds to outcome of joint ministers’ meeting

October 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Newfoundland Burn it Smart! Residential wood combustion workshop series

November

November 6
Thousands benefit from Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program

November 8
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Collection of used tires underway
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 13
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Avalon Waste Management Committee Presents Action Plan to Government

November 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 19
Minister Aylward demands improved oil spill response capability

November 22
Minister announces used oil ban from landfills

November 25
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 28
Ministerial Statement - Environmental Industry Awards
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December

December 3
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Ministers meet with provincial Pesticide Working Group

December 4
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 5
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Central Newfoundland Solid Waste Management Committee receives Waste Management Trust Fund grant

December 12
Ministerial Statement - Delegation to visit oil spill sites in Spain

December 16
Government’s Interdepartmental Recycling Committee presents cheques to local charities
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 17
Ministerial Statement - Tabling of Annual Report for Multi-Materials Stewardship Board

December 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 20
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 23
Hydromet demonstration plant released from Environmental Assessment
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


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