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Friday, December 14, 2012 2:35 PM
Environment Minister Terry Lake and Energy, Mines and Natural Gas Minister Rich Coleman have issued a conditional Environmental Assessment Certificate to Peace River Coal Inc. for the proposed Roman Coal Mine project, located 30 kilometres south of Tumbler Ridge.
Thursday, December 6, 2012 2:30 PM
British Columbia businesses, non-profit groups and local governments are saying yes to clean transportation by investing in another 145 electric-vehicle charging stations throughout the province.
Sunday, November 25, 2012 1:00 PM
The B.C. government is providing a total of over $192,000 in grant funding to 14 communities/regional districts to encourage residents to replace their old wood stoves with cleaner burning models that will improve personal health and air quality.
Saturday, November 24, 2012 10:00 AM
Hundreds of new anglers got their feet wet for the first time at British Columbia's provincial parks during 2012. A record number of B.C. families took part in free Learn to Fish programs in provincial parks, which added value to the park visitors' already great experiences.
Thursday, November 8, 2012 11:00 AM
Ninety per cent of identified high-elevation winter caribou habitat across the South Peace area will be protected to support the recovery of Northern Caribou, Environment Minister Terry Lake and Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced today.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 10:15 AM
British Columbia's provincial parks now have more places to sit and enjoy an amazing view - each with their own special stories and wonderful memories. The 100 for 100 Park Bench Challenge launched in 2011 to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of British Columbia's provincial parks system was so successful that all 100 benches are sold.
Friday, November 2, 2012 3:00 PM
The BC Lake Stewardship Society (BCLSS) has been awarded a one-time $75,000 provincial grant to support its lake monitoring program, which contributes to the effective environmental stewardship of B.C.'s water resources and ensures the collection of high-quality lake-monitoring data.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 11:55 AM
Small businesses throughout B.C. are 'staying out of the red' by going green, said Environment Minister Terry Lake to wrap up October as small business month.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 5:00 PM
While Ministry of Environment officials remain confident that there is no risk to public health or the environment, the ministry is launching a formal investigation in response to concerns around the approximately 1,800 tonnes of potentially hazardous fly ash shipped to the Cache Creek Landfill from the Burnaby waste-to-energy facility in July and August, announced Environment Minister Terry Lake today.
Friday, October 26, 2012 2:00 PM
Visitors to Goldstream Park near Victoria are advised that parking at the day-use area will be extremely busy for the next several weeks during the annual Goldstream salmon run. Visitors are also asked to please use caution when parking outside of the designated areas.