Environment

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Lethbridge College poll shows majority of residents still against urban hens in Lethbridge

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
March 18, 2019 - 5:11pm

LETHBRIDGE, AB – Anyone who was eggcited after a presentation to Lethbridge City Council by resident Kelti Baird last September about the possibility of Urban Hens in the city might be disappointed by the results of a poll conducted by Lethbridge College on the subject.

Jason Kenney
Jason Kenney The Canadian Press

Alberta UCP pitches $30 permit fees for trail users if Kenney elected premier

By The Canadian Press
March 14, 2019 - 10:23pm

CANMORE, Alta. - Alberta's Opposition United Conservative leader says if elected premier he would increase funding for conservation projects and have trail users pay annual permit fees.

Jason Kenney released a 13-point conservation plan while in Canmore, Alta.

Fertilzer Canada
Fertilzer Canada Graphics from Fertilizer Canada website

Easy access to updated Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Training for farmers

By Dori Modney with files from Fertilizer Canada
March 14, 2019 - 2:34pm

OTTAWA --  Fertilizer Canada has a newly-updated educational manual and video to provide more recent and comprehensive information for framers needing to renew their training on the safe handling of anhydrous ammonia fertilizer.

The best part -- it's free! 

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Provincial government announces new retrofit plan for municipal rec centres

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
March 14, 2019 - 11:58am

EDMONTON, AB – The Government of Alberta is providing $9 million under the Climate Leadership Plan to help municipalities cut energy costs and emissions by upgrading their recreation facilities with energy-efficient technology. 

Government of Alberta graphic

Alberta funds 16 green transport projects at a cost of $100-Million

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from the Alberta Government
March 12, 2019 - 6:31pm

EDMONTON -- Environment Minister Shannon Phillips has announced  the province is shelling out  $100 million to kick-start new green transportation projects, including a truck that can drive long distances while delivering net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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