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Potential Summer Job

TREPA anticipates engaging up to two students through the Clean Foundation. Terms would run from May 13 to August 23; pay would be $13.25/hour, based on 35-hour weeks. Funding for these positions is not yet assured, but interested candidates need … Continue reading

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Electricity from Forest Biomass: An Industry gone Amok.

— John Sollows On the night of November 14, TREPA screened the movie “Burned,” about the fallacies behind the American forest biomass-fuelled electricity industry. The screening was accompanied by a shorter movie on Nova Scotia’s situation, and commentary by Raymond … Continue reading

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“Less Plastic!” Let’s Make a Boomerang Bag #2!: Sat., Nov. 24

We had so much fun, we are doing it again! Workshop to make grocery clothbags from your worn-out clothes. We call them Boomerang Bags – they keep coming back for more groceries. The original idea comes from Australia where they … Continue reading

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Burned — Are Trees the New Coal?

A compelling new film about the rise of the biomass industry is on tour now in Nova Scotia. The Ecology Action Centre with support from TREPA (Tusket River Environmental Protection Association) and other local community groups across Nova Scotia are … Continue reading

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Access to Water Quality Reports

— John Sollows Folks have been asking me about public access to the various reports on water quality done by the Nova Scotia Department of the Environment, Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture, a raft of volunteers, and us TREPA folks. … Continue reading

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