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Column: Kick-starting a new wave of corporate sustainability activity Column: Kick-starting a new wave of corporate sustainability activity
8/11/2017 | Full Story

BC slows, but does not stop, Trans Mountain expansion BC slows, but does not stop, Trans Mountain expansion
8/11/2017 | Full Story

Trump's UN Diplomat: White House Won't Hinder Climate Study Trump's UN Diplomat: White House Won't Hinder Climate Study
8/11/2017 | Full Story

P├ętrolia, Quebec settle over Anticosti
8/11/2017 | Full Story

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Quebec ends Anticosti oil and gas plans
If there is untold wealth buried deep beneath Anticosti Island in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, it will remain there, says Quebec’s government.
8/4/2017 | Full Story

Whistler's example leads to greening of new corporate parent
Inspired by the environmental policies of its most recent acquisition, mountain resort operator Vail Resorts has committed to reducing its effective net environmental footprint to zero by 2030.
8/4/2017 | Full Story

Environmental Laws Won't Be a Barrier to the Border Wall
8/4/2017 | Full Story

Drilling rebounds
8/4/2017 | Full Story

NEB can fulfil Crown's duty to consult: Supreme Court
7/28/2017 | Full Story

BC Premier gives ministers their marching orders
7/28/2017 | Full Story

How Climate Change Can Get You Sued
7/28/2017 | Full Story

Canada last in land protection: CPAWS
7/28/2017 | Full Story

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Saskatchewan updating oil and gas and pipeline regulations Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Feds sketch vision of modernized environmental assessment process Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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California commits strongly to WCI through 2030 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Orbit Garant Drilling Services Inc fined $200,000 after tree falls, killing worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
7/27/2017 | Full Story

Westmoreland Coal Company fined after worker trips, falls 20 feet Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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California commits strongly to WCI through 2030
Mere months ago, the fate of cap-and-trade in Ontario and Quebec was dependent on the capricious whims of California legislators who, according to most observers, were preparing to re-engineer their participation in the Western Climate...
7/27/2017 | Full Story

Feds sketch vision of modernized environmental assessment process
The federal government has released a discussion paper that sets out some of the properties of what it calls a ‘modernized’ environmental assessment process that will ‘regain the public’s trust.’
7/27/2017 | Full Story

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Convictions

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Thomas Cavanagh Construction Limited in Ashton, Ontario was fined a total of $220,000, plus a victim surcharge of $55,000, after being found guilty of four offences under the Ontario Water Resources Act. The offences relate to discharging...
7/27/2017 | Full Story

Orbit Garant Drilling Services Inc fined $200,000 after tree falls, killing worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Orbit Garant Drilling Services Inc., operating in northeastern Ontario, was fined $200,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was killed by a falling tree while exiting a bulldozer.
7/27/2017 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

To boldly go...California envisions a new approach to its cap-and-trade system Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In the ongoing pursuit of a state-of-the-art carbon pricing regime, two California senators introduced amendments to US Senate Bill No. 775 (SB 775), the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: market-based compliance mechanisms, into...
5/29/2017 | Full Story

Keep calm and build on: Federal and BC appellate courts dismiss First Nation challenges to Site C Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In two separate decisions released in early 2017, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) and British Columbia Court of Appeal (BCCA) dismissed court challenges by the Prophet River First Nation and the West Moberly First Nations (the First Nations)...
3/29/2017 | Full Story

To consult or not to consult: Federal Court of Appeal confirms no duty to consult in legislative process Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In 2012, the previous federal Conservative government courted controversy when it introduced Bills C-38 and C-45, omnibus legislation that made changes to Canada’s environmental assessment regime through the Canadian Environmental...
1/27/2017 | Full Story

Reaching environmental consensus: two global agreements adopted to curb emissions from HFCs and international aviation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
This autumn 2016 has been a busy period for international environmental deal-making. Shortly before the Paris Agreement entered into force on November 4, 2016, nearly 200 countries struck a landmark agreement on October 15, 2016 to reduce the...
11/28/2016 | Full Story

Art or science? Pricing carbon in an emissions-constrained world Log In or Subscribe to View Article
As the Canadian federal government puts the finishing touches on its national climate change strategy, which will be released in the fall 2016, indications are that all provinces will be expected to price carbon – whether in the form of a...
9/28/2016 | Full Story

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Case Studies

Inadequate Due Diligence Left Bank Liable for $2.3 Million in Damages, Attorney Says
A recent case in California illustrates the importance of banks “fully understanding the costs potentially associated with a property before they either close the loan or take title,” an environmental attorney told Bloomberg BNA...
11/28/2014 | Full Story

STUDY: Canada's drinking water contaminated by excreted drugs Log In or Subscribe to View Article

9/22/2014 | Full Story

Small appliance repair beaten down by throwaway culture Log In or Subscribe to View Article

8/12/2014 | Full Story

Finnish researcher finds success using fungal remediation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
White-rot fungus, mostly known for its ability to decay forest wood, can be used as a low-cost cleanser for contaminated soils, a Finnish researcher has found. 
6/26/2014 | Full Story

VIDEOS: Sneak peek at Toronto's East Bayfront condo remediation Log In or Subscribe to View Article

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