In 2016, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) was contracted by the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), a federal Crown corporation, to begin the excavation and transfer of approximately 1.3 million tonnes of historic low-level radioactive waste and “marginally contaminated soils” away from the Lake Ontario shoreline to the new Port Granby Long-Term Waste Management Facility […]
The Durham Environmental Advisory Committee (DEAC) has developed a new Resident’s Guide to Climate Resiliency with practical information on what we can do to build climate resiliency into our day-to-day lives, to contribute to a cleaner and healthier region.
Starting with 20 plots this year, Evan King, board chair, Newcastle Community Garden, started building the 4’ x 50’ plots this past weekend. The plots will have a 1-to-2-foot path in between on approximately 0.35 hectares at the Diane Hamre Recreation Complex. Only organic gardening will be allowed. Wood chip pathways will ease on weeding […]
Ah…the viral half-truth that is part of the fabric of today’s internet. The internet is full of grifters, tricksters, and out-right liars who rely on people’s basic trust to amplify their message. It’s easy to misunderstand stories if you don’t look closely as to where they are coming from and spotting when some-thing is fake. […]