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Could peat meet energy needs? (09/05)

Peat Resources wants the Ontario government to join Finland, Ireland and other European countries in burning peat as a clean alternative to coal.

Clergue earns FSC certification (08/05)

Sault Ste. Marie - Officials at Clergue Forest Management Inc. are breathing easier after being awarded their Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification in June. The Sault Ste.

RUSS delivers secrets from the depths of Lake Ramsay (03/05)

New and surprising information is bubbling to the surface of Greater Sudbury's Ramsey Lake watershed. Scientists at Laurentian University are using new technology to discover how weather affects the chemical equilibrium of a lake.

Tembec to tackle Temiscaming treatment (01/05)

Tembec's Temiscaming, Que. operation has been plagued with a host of effluent treatment challenges, and it has not been for the lack of trying to find a solution.

Hydro projects proceed (12/04)

With cautious optimism Pic Mobert First Nation is continuing to move forward in developing two hydroelectric generating stations on the White River.

Energy expansion on Brascan's list (01/05)

Brascan Power Corp., the parent company of the Sault Ste. Marie-based Great Lakes Power, is submitting a proposal to the province for a 116-megawatt cogeneration facility in the Sault.

Callander grows selectively (01/05)

The Town of Callander is discovering it has the best of both worlds.

Industries form alliance (12/04)

Representatives of natural resource industries and associations are creating a new voice by forming an alliance that will focus on common strategies, issues and concerns.

Innovative bugs from annoying bugs (02/05)

The search for environmentally safe solutions to control damaging insect pests could establish Sault Ste. Marie as a global leader in genomics-driven forest management products. One of the scientists leading the way will be Dr.

Funding sought for energy-wise ecology research centre (11/04)

The Cooperative Freshwater Ecology Unit is in the process of designing a centre of excellence facility on Ramsay Lake for its ongoing studies on human impact activities on lakes, streams and wetlands in Northern Ontario.