Shiny rooftop on Priestman Street: FHS getting NB’s biggest solar array

Sunny news! Fredericton High School will soon be home to the largest solar panel array in New Brunswick. The Daily Gleaner reported on Nov. 9 that the panels are already being installed on the roof of FHS, located on Priestman Street in the … [Read more...]

EcoNews – Protecting water, petitions, wind power, & open-pit pollution

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you the latest number of New Brunswickers calling for an end to the spraying of glyphosate-based herbicides in our forest (teaser: it's a big number); our Tracy Glynn talks to reporters about the need for modern … [Read more...]

Three NB communities partner behind wind power

Three communities in New Brunswick are joining forces on wind farm proposals that would power 12,800 homes with clean energy. Saint John Energy and smaller energy utilities in Edmundston and Perth-Andover recently submitted joint proposals to … [Read more...]

New tricks of the trade(s): Iron & Earth helping to build Canada’s green economy

Our friends at Iron & Earth are continuing their quest to help oil, gas and coal workers transition to work in the renewable energy industry. Iron & Earth is a worker-led non-profit organization that launched out of Alberta in the spring of … [Read more...]

Widespread solar adoption in NB inevitable: report

A new report commissioned by NB Power says that widespread solar power adoption by “tens of thousands of homes and businesses” is inevitable in New Brunswick. The report, by Montreal's Dunsky Energy Consulting, urges the public utility to get … [Read more...]

Relief and hope: Conservation Council reacts to end of Energy East

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick responded to news of TransCanada’s decision to cancel its proposed Energy East diluted bitumen pipeline with both a sigh of relief for New Brunswick’s Bay of Fundy and coastal communities so dependent upon … [Read more...]

A big win for the Bay of Fundy

Great news for all who love our Bay of Fundy and New Brunswick’s beautiful freshwater rivers, lakes and streams. TransCanada has announced it is abandoning its Energy East oil sands pipeline — a project we here at the Conservation Council have been … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Fantastic events to fill up your fall

Could it get any busier in September? This edition of EcoNews is all about fantastic events to fill up your fall. Check out all of our great 5 Days for the Forest festival activities coming up next week to showcase and celebrate New Brunswick's … [Read more...]

Ride on the Electric School Bus

Some students in the Moncton area will travel to school in true 21st century style when classes resume next week. Two electric school buses will be added to the Anglophone East School District and Francophone South School District fleets as part … [Read more...]

Conservation Council statement on release of 2017 Ice Storm Review

Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council, today issued the following statement: “The Clerk of the Executive Council’s review of the January 2017 Ice Storm, released today, shines a spotlight on just what more works need to … [Read more...]

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