Friday, 9 September 2011

Minister visits Environmental Trust Fund project at Nepisiguit Chaleur Solid Waste Commission

Environment Minister Margaret-Ann Blaney visited the Nepisiguit Chaleur Solid Waste Commission to learn more about projects that received $55,000 under the Environmental Trust Fund. Blaney also visited a compost system, named Big Hanna installed at École Secondaire Népisiguit, which is part of a project previously funded in part by the Envrionmental Trust Fund. "I was pleased to see this compost system in action," said Blaney. "Project such as this are great examples of the excellent work being done by environmental groups and orgnaizations supported every year by the Environmental Trust Fund.
Front row, from left: Jean-Guy Lévesque, director of School District 5 Étoile du Nord; Jean Allain, president of the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick Bathurst campus; Paul Thibodeau, principal of École Secondaire Nepisiguit. Back row, from left: Annette Hondas, principal of École Place des Jeunes; Paul Losier, president of the Nepisiguit-Chaleur Solid Waste Commission; Blaney; Pierre Etchery, representative for Contact Engineering Big Hanna's rep; Anne-Marie Gamong, School District 5 Étoile du Nord; Raymond Bryar, general manager of the Nepisiguit-Chaleur Solid Waste Commission.
Read the news on École Secondaire Népisiguit's website (in French)