Environment

Summerland Earth Week events affected by COVID-19

Individual focus rather than group activities during pandemic

 

Summerland Landfill recognized for oil collection work

Facility one of 30 to receive B.C. Used Oil Management Association honours for top collector

 

Study continues on Summerland’s perpetual slide

Slide in Paradise Flats area has affected Trout Creek for more than 100 years

 

North Okanagan school celebrates plastic-free Valentine’s Day

Grade 5 students challenge fellow learners throughout district to show Mother Earth some love

Trucking company fined $175K for Kootenay creek fuel spill

Decision handed down last Friday in Nelson court

App for reporting poaching, trespassing gains steam in B.C. with 10,000 users

More than 10,000 users have downloaded it since it was introduced in 2016

CSRD receives $100,000 for compost facility at Revelstoke landfill

The funding is from the province’s Organics Infrastructure Program

Q&A with province after meeting on proposed gravel pit near Jordan River

Ministry says public comments ‘have led to the need for additional assessments’

Descendant of iconic Revelstokian invents tree planting alarm clock

Adam Sorensen is the great grandson of Soren Sorensen, who built trails in the Revelstoke area

Plastics ban coming after Environment Canada science review backs need

In 2016, 29,000 tonnes of plastic garbage ended up as litter in Canada, report says

Okanagan seventh graders to launch green-energy website

The Beairsto Elementary students hope to link their site with the websites of green energy companies

Justin Trudeau’s carbon footprint revealed in ranking of world leaders

Travel company ranks 15 world leaders’ foreign flight CO2 emissions

PHOTOS: Grey whale found stranded on Haida Gwaii beach

The dead grey whale on Haida Gwaii was reportedly in very bad shape and the stench was overpowering

  • Jun 3, 2019

B.C. government begins overhaul of environmental assessment

More certainty, input from Indigenous communities, George Heyman promises

B.C. government moves to tighten resource industry regulations

New superintendent will oversee engineers, biologists, foresters

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

Industry groups pan B.C.’s ‘professional reliance’ review

NDP, Greens want more control over engineering, environmental experts

B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

B.C. environment assessment getting an overhaul

Indigenous role to be enhanced, but not with veto, George Heyman says

LETTERS: Plastic bags an ‘easy feel-good fix’

Bags have secondary uses, other problems more pressing

  • Jan 12, 2018