An Oakville-based general contractor and trained Passive House specialist has slashed his energy consumption by more than two-thirds. http://www.insidehalton.com/news/article/1293132–passive-house-saves-on-energy
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The October – December 2011 edition of the City of Burlington’s Take Action Burlington – Environment Update is now available. This publication outlines environmental activities taken over the past three months. http://cms.burlington.ca/AssetFactory.aspx?did=19724
The Town of Oakville is pleased to report that it has implemented or at least initiated almost 100% of the actions in its 2005 Environmental Strategic Plan, and has now released its 2011 Environmental Strategic Plan. http://www.oakville.ca/nr-11dec20.htm
Halton Region has posted e-book translations in French, Spanish, Polish, and Cantonese on the Region’s website of the popular children’s picture book on air quality for children aged four to eight, A Farewell to Featherwagons. http://www.halton.ca/cms/One.aspx?portalId=8310&pageId=60999
The GTA West Corridor Study is "examining the benefits and impacts of both a potential new transportation corridor through Halton Hills and potential improvements to the Highway 401 corridor".
Comments from the public are being accepted, and more information can be …
This October has been twice as wet as usual and has restored local creek water levels after July was one of the driest in almost ten years.
The Ministry of the Environment has approved the Metrolinx/GO Transit plan to use Tier 4-compliant locomotives on the Georgetown South GO line, including the link to the Pearson Airport. Tier 4 is a stringent new US Environmental Protection Agency emissions …