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Beach water testing
Jenny Tan, public health inspector for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, collects water samples at Sand Point Beach June 8, 2016. The samples will...
Jan 19, 2017 | Add Comment | OurWindsor.Ca

Kingsville considering more frequent beach water testing

Tom Morrison

The Town of Kingsville has asked the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit to provide an extra day of...

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News | Jan 19, 2017
Nestle

Critics of Nestlé say province's proposed fee hike for water taking not enough

Starting Aug. 1, Nestlé could be paying $500 more per million litres for the water it takes from its wells in Aberfoyle and...

Guelph Mercury | by Jessica Lovell
World | Jan 19, 2017
Beijing to spend $2.7 billion on cleaning capital's air-Image1

Beijing to spend $2.7 billion on cleaning capital's air

Beijing to spend $2.7 billion on cleaning capital's air

Canada | Jan 17, 2017

Scientists study impact of Arctic oil spills

Researchers to look at ways of mitigating impact of Arctic oil spills

Canada | Jan 13, 2017

Manitoba chiefs continue Enbridge fight

Manitoba chiefs hope to get Federal Court of Appeal review of Enbridge project

Ontario | Jan 12, 2017
Tires

Former executives in Ontario’s tire recycling program charged with alleged theft of ‘eco fees’

Perminder Kandola, the Ontario Tire Stewardship’s former CFO, is facing two charges for “failing to pay into the fund...

OurWindsor.Ca | by Moira Welsh
News | Jan 11, 2017

Boards' climate change know-how criticized

Climate change expertise lacking in Canadian boardrooms, says report

Dec 29, 2016

Artist uses 10,000 plastic bottles to make a point about pollution

Toronto-born photographer Benjamin Von Wong used 10,000 bottles in his ‘Mermaids Hate Plastic’ campaign to raise awareness...

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Laura Beeston
Dec 29, 2016

Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

When it comes to improving your home's efficiency, you probably think of retrofitting the most visible places first. However,...

Metroland Media | Add Comment
Dec 19, 2016

Windsor Labour Council supportive of asbestos ban announcement

The president of the Windsor & District Labour Council, which has previously advocated for a full asbestos ban, says the plan...

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Tom Morrison
Dec 12, 2016

ERCA looking at $90,900 increase to budget in 2017

The Essex Regional Conservation Authority's draft budget for 2017 has a $90,900 increase to its tax levy, which is down from...

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Tom Morrison
Dec 09, 2016

National climate change strategy close, environment minister says

Ottawa and the provinces are on track to reach agreement on a national plan to battle climate change, federal Environment...

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Bruce Campion-Smith
Dec 09, 2016

Global efforts to turn back climate change irreversible, Biden tells premiers

Global efforts to turn back climate change irreversible, said U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden, as he sought to reassure...

OurWindsor.Ca | 3 Comments | by Bruce Campion-Smith
Dec 09, 2016

Walkom: Are Canadians willing to pay cost of fighting climate change?

Justin Trudeau says the economy and environment are not in contradiction. He's only half-right

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Thomas Walkom
Dec 09, 2016

Windsor-Essex Chamber, greenhouse growers ask province to put the brakes on cap and trade

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce is asking for a one-year deferral on Ontario's cap and trade program.

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Tom Morrison
Nov 22, 2016

Ontarians’ carbon footprint still ‘dangerously large,’ warns environmental commissioner

Dianne Saxe also warns of risks ahead with cap-and-trade program

OurWindsor.Ca | 2 Comments | by Kristin Rushowy
Nov 21, 2016

Canada and world vow to battle climate change without Donald Trump: Walkom

America used to be essential to any climate-change plan. Maybe it no longer is

OurWindsor.Ca | 2 Comments | by Thomas Walkom

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