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Environment - 2003
January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December

January

January 2
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 7
NOTE TO EDITORS: Ocean Net petition to be presented, January 9, St. Johnís

January 9
NOTE TO EDITORS - Petition presentation - location and time changed
Illegal dumping of oil at sea petition presented to provincial and federal governments

January 13 
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 15
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 16
NOTE TO EDITORS - News conference St. Johnís, January 16, subject: delegation traveling to Spain
Proposed Foxtrap Biomedical Waste Management Facility date of ministerís decision extended
Government and industry delegation to Spain

January 17
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 21
Environment Minister and industry delegation show interest in learning from Galician experience following Prestige accident

January 22
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 28
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Environment Minister pleased recovery rate approaching 70 per cent

February

February 4
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 7
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 13
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 14
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to hold news conference, February 14, St. John's
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 18
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 19
Cabinet to meet in Corner Brook

February 21
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 28
Environment Minister visits Town of Badger

March

March 6
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to address opening luncheon of annual NEIA conference, March 6, St. John's 
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 7
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to make announcement regarding school recycling contest, Pasadena, March 10

March 10
NOTE TO EDITORS - Event scheduled for 9:00 a.m., March 10, Pasadena Elementary School cancelled

March 11
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to participate in events, March 12, Corner Brook and Pasadena

March 12
Helping the environment earns computers for schools
Minister commends Grenfell College Student Union on "greening" events

March 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 18
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 21
Minister wants federal colleague to rethink Gander Weather Office decision
Residents encouraged to attend wood burning workshop

March 24
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to open 3rd Annual Clean and Safe Drinking Water Workshop, March 25, Gander
Ministerial Statement - 3rd Annual Clean and Safe Drinking Water Workshop

March 25
Minister announces continuation of Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program

March 28
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 31
Ministerial Statement - Used Oil Control Regulations
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board awards agency of record contract
Minister responds to Opposition criticís comments regarding New Harbour landfill site study

April

April 1
NOTE TO EDITORS - Ministers to visit western region, April 2, to view damage caused by heavy rainfall

April 2
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 3
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 7
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 11
Corner Brook receives $20,000 grant from Waste Management Trust Fund
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Burnt Islands EDC receives Waste Management Trust Fund grant
Waste Management Trust Fund grant awarded to Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove

April 22
Turks Gut Heritage Conservation receives Waste Management Trust Fund grant

April 24
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Minister looking for answers on federal decision to withdraw charges

April 28
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May

May 5
St. Johnís Clean and Beautiful receives Waste Management Trust Fund grant

May 6
Schools raise extra funds through their recycling efforts

May 7
Ministerial Statement - Presentation to Standing Committee regarding environmental issues

May 8
Regional Waste Management Committees meeting in Corner Brook today
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 13
Minister announces new appointments to Multi-Materials Stewardship Board

May 14
Schools win computer through its recycling efforts
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 15
Joint Councils Waste Management Committee receives Waste Management Trust Fund grant
Town of Bonavista receives Waste Management Trust Fund grant
Waste Management Trust Fund grant awarded to the Town of Humber Arm South

May 16
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Kidney Foundation of Canada receives grant from Waste Management Trust Fund
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Green Bay Waste Management Authority receives grant from Waste Management Trust Fund

May 21
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 23
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 29
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 30
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to present 14th annual Newfoundland and Labrador
Environmental Awards, St. Johnís, June 2
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June

June 2
14th annual Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards presented
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference regarding climate change, St. Johnís, June 3

June 3
Craft book proves protecting the environment can be fun
Government releases discussion document on climate change

June 4
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 20
Minister to participate in Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, Corner Brook, June 21
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July

July 3
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 4
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to hold news conference to officially launch the Mobile Operator Training Unit, Corner Brook, July 7

July 7
Official launch of mobile training units for operators of water supply systems

July 8
Environment Minister says composting of sewage sludge now taking place in province
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to tour the operations of Enviroplastic Lumber Ltd., Corner Brook, July 9

July 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 23
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 29
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 30
"No Fees, No Fines" Vehicle Emissions Clinics scheduled

July 31
Environment minister awards contract for further testing at New Harbour landfill site

August

August 5
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 7
Minister announces commitment toward waste management site consolidation on Northern Peninsula

August 12
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 15
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 25
Minister responds to environment criticís comments regarding Multi-Materials Stewardship Board

August 29
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September

September 2
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 9
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 10
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 29
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 

October 2
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 7
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 17
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November

November 10
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 13
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 21
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Recycling efforts pay off for schools
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - MMSB awards recycling contract; announces investigation of inventory discrepancy
Minister comments on contract awarding and operational investigation

November 27
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 28
Minister attends national meetings
Waste Management Trust Fund announcements

December

December 2
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 4
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 11
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 22
Waste Management Trust Fund announcements

December 29
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 31
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


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