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N.S. government extends Northern Pulp’s use of Boat Harbour wastewater treatment plant until April – Halifax

Northern Pulp will continue to use its Boat Harbour wastewater treatment plant until the end of April as the company prepares the facility for its indefinite closure. On Wednesday, Northern Pulp announced it had received an order from Nova Scotia Minister of Environment Gordon Wilson that directs the continued use of its wastewater treatment plant […]

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Australia fires: helicopter crashes as 140 blazes rage in NSW and Queensland – live | Australia news

Queensland is choking on NSW’s bushfire smoke as a southerly change sweeps across the state bringing testing conditions for firefighters. The southeast corner of the state is shrouded in smoke, with the World Health Quality index showing unhealthy levels of air quality across parts of Queensland. “We have seen a southerly change move up from […]

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Some Southern Alberta crops could benefit from fall snowstorms come spring: scientist – Lethbridge

In southern Alberta, there is one group finding the silver lining in the abnormally large amount of snow this fall: some farmers. “This is going to maybe make things go a little more positive going into spring next year,” said retired agronomy research scientist Ross McKenzie. Related News READ MORE: Southern Alberta sugar […]

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