News Review (May 24-30) from NLEN

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Compiled by: Newfoundland and Labrador Environment Network

Provincial Government news releases:
Ministerial Statement – 100 Years and Counting – Parks Canada Celebrates Centennial

News releases from NL opposition parties:
Dunderdale keeps industrial users in the dark about Muskrat Falls rates (NL Liberal Party)

In the media: News, Commentary, Letters to the Editor & Podcast
Atlantic salmon stocks could collapse like cod (CBC – NL)
PHOTOS: See who pitched in during the 15-Minute Cleanup (CBC – NL)
Scores of volunteers fanned out on Friday as part of CBC Radio’s annual community cleanup. Click through for a gallery featuring some great helpers. more » (CBC – NL)
Chicken attracted roof-top bear: driver (CBC – NL)
VIDEO: Land and Sea explores the allure of Labradorite (CBC – NL)
Liberals launch campaign against mega-project(CBC – NL)
Beluga tailing western Nfld. lobster fishermen (CBC – NL)
PHOTO: Labrador black bear on the roof (CBC – NL)
VOTE: Your thoughts on N.L.’s litter problem (CBC – NL)
Vale awards $600M Long Harbour contract (CBC – NL)
Polar bear killed in Labrador community (CBC – NL)
Western Newfoundland wants $1.5M to move trash (CBC – NL)
2 Grand Falls-Windsor coyote sightings (CBC – NL)
Greenpeace ships approach Greenland oil rig(CBC – NL)
Toilet paper diatribe (
People asked not to feed bears, coyotes in national park (The Telegram)
Vale awards $600-M contract (The Telegram)
Iceberg alley influx (The Telegram)

CBC NL Radio

Labrador Morning Show
May 27, 2011 – Labrador Morning’s 15 minute community Cleanup
May 26, 2011 – Polar Bear  shot in Hopedale
May 25, 2011 – Bird watching with Tony Chubbs
May 24, 2011 – Nunatsiavut – Uranium Moratorium – Review Process to begin this fall

West Coast Morning Show
May25/11:/Newfoundland Bees
May25/11:/Kevin O’brien_Waste Management

Central Morning Show
The Morning Show Podcast for May 25, 2011: we find out what’s on the agenda at a forestry conference happening in Grand Falls-Windsor.

St. John’s Morning Show
May 25, 2011__15-Minute Cleanup: Town of Portugal Cove-St.Philip’s
May 25, 2011__Rennie’s River cleanup

Radio Noon
Gary Keating, Mayor Long Harbour: It’s another sign that construction at the Vale site in Long Harbour will soon be in full swing.
Tony Chubbs of Happy Valley-Goose Bay – Birds : Lots of people are enjoying seeing robins back on their lawns. But this spring, birder Tony Chubbs of Happy Valley-Goose Bay has seen lots of other species, including some exotic ones

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