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NS tops up funds for GHGs

Nova Scotia (N.S.) is adding $1.25 million to its Environmental Technologies Program. The program helps organi...


Nova Scotia (N.S.) is adding $1.25 million to its Environmental Technologies Program. The program helps organizations pay for environmental technologies that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The innovations must be proven to reduce GHGs. The program is open to a range of applicants, such as manufacturing plants that re-engineer processing equipment and builders of products that use less energy.

So far, N.S. has committed $4.8 million to projects, with a remaining $6 million to dole out. The province said that the extra funding will help it reach its goal of reducing GHGs by at least 10 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020.

Applicants have until January 30, 2010 to apply at the N.S. government’s website:

www.gov.ns.ca/ecoNovaScotia/

This news item first appeared on our affiliate news service EcoLog (12/17/2009 9:00:00 AM). To learn more, visit www.ecolog.com


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