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News Releases

Published news releases from the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA). For more information on the subject of these news releases, contact us.


  • January 7, 2021
    Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore energy and environment sectors unite to pursue clean tech opportunities

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA), Noia, and the Oil and Gas Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador are working together to accelerate awareness and the pursuit of clean technology opportunities in Canada’s offshore oil and gas industry.

  • December 22, 2020
    NEIA and FCM Help Six Municipalities in Newfoundland and Labrador Transition to a Cleaner Future

    The program brought the participating municipalities through a three-step process. First municipalities measured their contribution to climate change by quantifying the greenhouse gas emissions resulting from their operations. Second, the municipalities developed an action plan to mitigate their contribution to climate change. Finally, projects were undertaken in each municipality to kick off their climate action plans.

  • December 17, 2020
    Innovation Centre to raise collective capacity and support attraction of investment and talent in the province

    Video of today’s Innovation Centre announcement For Immediate Release December 17, 2020 Today, techNL (formerly NATI) is announcing first steps towards the creation of an Innovation Centre for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, bringing together the talent and opportunities …

  • December 14, 2020
    NEIA helping Atlantic Canadian firms explore opportunities in the UK’s offshore wind energy industry

    Momentum in the international offshore wind industry has continued to build despite the global pandemic. In the United Kingdom – already a hotbed of activity for the industry – a bold new plan is being pursued to have offshore power every home by offshore wind by 2030.

  • December 9, 2020
    NEIA launches its Newleef conference in On-Demand format for 2020

    For Immediate Release December 9, 2020 The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) has launched 2020’s iteration of Newleef – the province’s clean technology and green technology conference. “We know that the stresses and demands on businesses have been …

  • September 25, 2020
    NEIA welcomes support to help Canada’s offshore oil and gas industry pursue a sustainable, long-term, lower-emitting future

    Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Executive Director, said that the offshore oil and gas industry is the centrepiece of the province’s clean growth strategy. “The success of this industry provides the basis from which we can strategically diversify our economy.” A commitment to being one of the most environmentally sustainable oil and gas jurisdictions in the world, said Hanley, opens the door to new cleantech investment, innovation, and opportunity for the province.

  • August 31, 2020
    NEIA Elects New Board of Directors

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) during the week of August 24-28, 2020. The AGM featured the election of its Board of Directors.

  • June 24, 2020
    NEIA submits economic recovery recommendations for Newfoundland and Labrador

    “There is a growing sense that investments being made into economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis in Canada should not just provide short term work as stimulus, but also longer term benefits for both economy and environment,” said Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Executive Director. “NEIA agrees with that sentiment, and we are offering a series of specific recommendations for the consideration of decision-makers in that regard.”

  • May 29, 2020
    NEIA celebrates Newfoundland and Labrador commitment to net zero by 2050

    For Immediate Release May 29, 2020 ST. JOHN’S (NL) – The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is celebrating a commitment by the provincial government to achieve net zero by 2050. “This is a significant announcement that will energize …

  • May 28, 2020
    NEIA celebrates winners of Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Awards

    “While we are in the midst of a health and economic crisis, it is more important than it has ever been for us to celebrate the successes and achievements of our province’s business leaders,” said Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Executive Director. “Canada’s economic recovery is going to be tied to a vision of clean growth,” said Hanley, “and business leaders like those that we are highlighting today are going to help lead Newfoundland and Labrador out of the fog and into the bright future that we know is within our grasp.”



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