federal

Ontario Temporarily Moving to Modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen

From the premier’s office – Time-limited measures needed to preserve hospital capacity as province continues to accelerate booster dose rollout January 03, 2022 In response to recent trends that show … Continue reading Ontario Temporarily Moving to Modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen

The post Ontario Temporarily Moving to Modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen appeared first on Kincardine Independent.

A snowy deep freeze looms for London area: Environment Canada

A snow squall warning Friday morning for the London area will give way to a snowy, cold weekend across the region, Environment Canada says. Snow squalls are expected to hit the region Friday with driving visibility “significantly reduced” due to heavy and blowing snow, a statement from the federal weather agency said. “Travel is expected […]

Ontario Temporarily Moving to Modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen

In response to recent trends that show an alarming increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is temporarily moving the province … Continue reading Ontario Temporarily Moving to Modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen

The post Ontario Temporarily Moving to Modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen appeared first on Kincardine Independent.

EPA releases $1B to clean up toxic waste sites in 24 states

EPA releases $1B to clean up toxic waste sites in 24 states

By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press

Nearly 50 toxic waste sites around the U.S. will be cleaned up, and ongoing work at dozens of others will get a funding boost, as federal environmental officials announced Friday a $1 billion infusion to the Superfund program.

The money comes from the $1 trillion infrastructure bill that President Joe Biden signed into law last month and will help officials tackle a backlog of highly polluted Superfund sites in 24 states that have languished for years because of a lack of funding, the Environmental Protection Agency said.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

US requires higher safety standards for more pipelines

US requires higher safety standards for more pipelines

By John Flesher, Associated Press

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A new federal regulation requires higher safety standards for pipelines carrying oil and other hazardous liquids through the Great Lakes region, marine coastal waters and beaches, officials said Thursday.

The rule issued by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration designates those locations as “high consequence” zones where pipeline operators must step up inspections, repairs and other measures to avoid spills.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

End of content

End of content