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Federal Energy Audit Not Needed For Provincial Incentives
April 8, 2010

Prince Edward Island homeowners will no longer need an energy audit to qualify for grants...

Federal Government Cuts Energy Audits for Homeowners
April 1, 2010

At a time when Canadians are expecting leadership on environmental issues, the federal government...

Minister Brown Congratulates Provincial Science Fair Winners
March 30, 2010

Minister of Environment, Energy and Forestry, Richard Brown, presented the department’s annual...

Minister Encourages Islanders to Participate in Earth Hour 2010
March 26, 2010

Being proactive to protect the environment is as simple as turning off the lights says Minister...

Community Invited to Nominate Islanders for Environmental Awards
March 12, 2010

Educators, community groups, companies and citizens are being asked to nominate the environmental...

Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines Change to Guide Wind Development
March 2, 2010

Changes to Prince Edward Island’s Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines will tighten...

Government Requests Reconsideration of Electricity Pricing Changes
March 2, 2010

The Government of Prince Edward Island has asked the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission...

Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities -- Managing our Forests for Tomorrow
February 26, 2010

The P.E.I. Model Forest in partnership with the Public Forest Council would like to invite...

Thin Ice Warning Issued for O’Keefe Lake
February 22, 2010

Anglers and other recreational users should avoid the ice at O’Keefe Lake, which has become...

Contractors Train for Work in Environmentally Sensitive Areas
February 12, 2010

A contractor training session held this week will improve environmental protection by educating...

Province and Watershed Alliance Meet to Develop Vision for Watershed Protection
January 21, 2010

Partnership between government and the recently-organized Watershed Alliance will strengthen...

Contractor Licensing Program
January 20, 2010

Contractors who carry out work in or near Prince Edward Island’s watercourses or wetlands...

Ministers Tour Bio-energy Projects
January 11, 2010

A recent ministerial tour of four privately-operated biomass facilities will give government...

Ice Fishing Season Open on Island Lakes
January 6, 2010

The annual winter trout season officially opened New Year’s Day but winter anglers are advised...

New Agreements to Protect 185 Acres of Natural Area
December 21, 2009

Recently-signed agreements with the Island Nature Trust and the Nature Conservancy of Canada...

Bona Fide Farmers Permitted to Use Beach Sand
December 18, 2009

Bona fide farmers will be allowed to gather beach sand for use on their farming operations...

Lawn Care Pesticide Restrictions Announced
December 1, 2009

Legislative amendments introduced today, by Environment, Energy and Forestry Minister Richard...

Hazelbrook Construction and Demolition Site to Re-open for One Year Before Permanent Closure
November 17, 2009

A construction and demolition waste disposal site in Hazelbrook has been given permission...

Nova Scotia Teens Enjoy Island Hunting Expedition
November 5, 2009

Two brothers from Nova Scotia enjoyed several days of goose hunting on Prince Edward Island...

Environment Ministers Endorse National Water Strategy
November 4, 2009

Following Prince Edward Island-led discussions, Ministers of Environment from across the country...

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