News Archive - PEI
Public Forest Council Announces Forest Policy Consultation Dates, Press Release December 30, 2004
Weather Protection Devices Required on Outdoor Oil Tanks, Press Release December 20, 2004
Parks Canada: Prince Edward Island's Three Rivers Designated to the Canadian Heritage Rivers System, Press Release December 13, 2004
Minister Releases Forest Policy Discussion Paper, Press Release December 3, 3004
"Government's role in the conservation and use of public and private forests will soon be open to public debate and input."
Minister Provides Progress Report on Energy, Press Release November 25, 2004
“When I released the strategy, I said we were setting some ambitious targets. In fact, industry experts have called PEI's strategy the most progressive renewable energy policy in North America,” said Minister Ballem. “I am pleased to report today that we have made tremendous progress over the past several months and are well on the way to meeting our targets.”
Province to Pursue Legal Options on Fisheries Disputes, Press Release November 17, 2004
Province Expands Air Quality Monitoring, Press Release November 8, 2004
Strengthening Environmental Management in Canada, Press Release November 2, 2004
"Meeting with his counterparts across the country today, Minister of Environment, Energy and Forestry Jamie Ballem agreed to work toward a new environmental sustainability framework for Canada."
Climate Change Becoming Over-Arching Issue, Press Release October 26, 2004
"Atlantic Energy Ministers agreed today that climate change is now more than ever becoming the over-arching issue for the energy sector and presents both challenges and opportunities for the region."
Document Sets Guidelines for Drinking Water Systems in Atlantic Canada, Press Release October 19, 2004
PEI Renewable Energy Strategy Called Most Progressive in North America, Press Release October 7, 2004
Award Presented For Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture, Press Release September 29, 2004
Council Hosting Public Meetings on Requirements for C&D Sites, Press Release August 30, 2004
"The provincial Environmental Advisory Council is inviting Islanders to provide input on requirements for construction and demolition (C&D) disposal sites in Prince Edward Island."
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Enhanced Environmental Farm Planning Coming to Prince Edward Island, Press Release August 19, 2004
Automated Weather Observing System Coming to Slemon Park, Press Release August 4, 2004
Efforts Underway to Increase Awareness of Aquatic Invaders, Press Release July 13, 2004
New Forest Policy Being Developed, Press Release June 30, 2004
Council to Consult with Islanders on C&D Disposal Sites, Press Release June 9, 2004
"Minister of Environment and Energy Jamie Ballem has announced that the provincial Environmental Advisory Council will conduct public consultations on requirements for construction and demolition (C&D) disposal sites."
Minister Releases Report on the Regulation of Pesticides, Press Release May 6, 2004
Adi Honoured For Central Compost Facility Project, Press Release April 30, 2004
MacAdam Responds to Lobster Management Proposals, Press Release April 28, 2004
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Water Program Announced for Prince Edward Island, Press Release April 26, 2004
Environment Minister Highlights Litter Prevention on Earth Day, Press Release April 22, 2004
Provincial Regulations Now Available Online, Press Release April 6, 2004
Atlantic Energy Ministers Meet With Federal Ministers in Ottawa, Press Release March 11, 2004
"As a follow-up to their North Sydney meeting in February, Atlantic energy ministers met with a group of federal ministers in Ottawa yesterday to discuss the economic development potential of the energy sector, as well as climate change issues."
Take It Back! - Program Allows Islanders to Dispose of Old Medications Safely, Press Release March 10, 2004
Minister Announces Moratorium on C&D Disposal Sites, Press Release March 3, 2004
"Environment and Energy Minister Jamie Ballem has announced a moratorium of up to one year on new construction and demolition (C&D) disposal sites. Minister Ballem said the time will be used to conduct a comprehensive review of the Environmental Protection Act Waste Resource Management Regulations which govern C&D disposal sites."
MacAdam Expresses Reservations About Surette Report, Press Release March 3, 2004
"Prince Edward Island Fisheries Minister Kevin MacAdam today expressed reservations about some of the options outlined in the report on the conflict in the herring fishery submitted by Allistar Surette to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans."
Province Doubles Wind Energy Capacity, Press Release January 7, 2004
Environment Minister Agrees to Cooperative Action, Press Release December 3, 2003
"Meeting with his counterparts across the country last week, Minister of Environment and Energy Jamie Ballem agreed to work on national strategies for managing municipal wastewater effluents and waste from electronic products."
Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island to Research and Monitor Risks of Pesticides Used in Agriculture, Press Release November 18, 2003
Prince Edward Island Analytical Laboratories Receives Standards Council of Canada Accreditation, Press Release November 7, 2003
Natural Resources Canada: Provincial and Federal Governments to Cooperate on Addressing Climate Change, Press Release November 7, 2003
Council Hosting Public Meetings On Pesticide Use And Regulation, Press Release October 16, 2003
Minister Announces Energy Initiatives, Press Release August 27, 2003
"Minister Currie announced a $7.8 Million expansion of the North Cape Wind Farm, which will see the Wind Farm double in size to produce over 10 megawatts of green power."
Tax Rebate For Farm Structures With Environmental Benefit, Press Release August 14, 2003
Model Forest Outreach Project Launched, Press Release July 25, 2003
Government of Canada Announces Funding for New Forest Partnership in Prince Edward Island, Press Release July 25, 2003
Energy Corporation to Host an Open House on Wind Farm Expansion, Press Release July 24, 2003
Changes To Sewage Disposal Regulations Protect Water Supplies, Press Release July 14, 2003
Province Releases State of Environment Report, Press Release June 26, 2003
Minister Currie Announces Incentives for Hydrogen Development, Press Release June 12, 2003
Water Testing Made Easier, Press Release June 5, 2003
Islanders Advised to Make Sure Tanks are Tagged, Press Release June 4, 2003
Islanders Honoured for Environmental Efforts, Press Release June 3, 2003
http://www.gov.pe.ca/news/getrelease.php3?number=3138, Press Release May 30, 2003
State of the Forest Report Released, Press Release May 21, 2003
Province Continues to Pressure Federal Government to Reconsider Snow Crab Management Plan , Press Release May 14, 2003
Budget Provides Resources to Protect Environment, Press Release May 9, 2003
Minister Expresses Frustration at Snow Crab Management Plan, Press Release May 6, 2003
Award for Sustainable Agriculture Announced, Press Release April 30, 2003
Minister Says Cod Closure Will Impact Island Fishers, Press Release April 24, 2003
Native Species, Nature's Choice," National Wildlife Week April 6 - 12, Press Release April 8, 2003
"Concerns about the devastating impacts that non-native species can have on our environment are the focus of National Wildlife Week this year."
2002 Canadian Golf Superintendents Association/Toro Environmental Achievement Award Presented to Nancy Pierce, Links at Crowbush Cove, Press Release April 3, 2003
Pesticides Control Act Transferred, Press Release April 3, 2003
"Minister of Environment Chester Gillan has announced changes in the Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Environment to fulfill two commitments in the fall Speech from the Throne: transfer of the Pesticides Control Act and creation of a dedicated drinking water section."
PEI Energy Corporation Receives a National Award for Climate Change Leadership, Press Release March 26, 2003
Minister Calls for Nominations for 2003 Environmental Awards, Press Release March 24, 2003
Amendments to Water Well Regulations Protect Drinking Water, Press Release March 21, 2003
Ministers Discuss Groundfish Report, Press Release February 24, 2003
Could Straw Become a New Heat Source, Press Release February 18, 2003
Province Appoints Species At Risk Advisory Committee, Press Release February 10, 2003
Province Adopts New Wetland Conservation Policy, Press Release February 3, 2003
New Publication Outlines Choices For Woodlot Owners, Press Release January 16, 2003
Department enacts new Agricultural Operations Practices Act, Press Release January 10, 2003
Farmers Believe in Proactive Approach to Environment, Press Release January 2, 2003