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Bankrupt oil & gas companies could burden Alberta with orphan wells Bankrupt oil & gas companies could burden Alberta with orphan wells
4/28/2017 | Full Story

Ottawa surprises with delay in methane cuts Ottawa surprises with delay in methane cuts
4/28/2017 | Full Story

Judge Sees Possible Overreach in EPA's Biofuels Decision Judge Sees Possible Overreach in EPA's Biofuels Decision
4/28/2017 | Full Story

Small business says one thing, does another
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Cleantech in Canada nears the tipping point
Canada’s cleantech sector is fighting stiff headwinds, according to the latest report from sector analyst and cheerleader Analytica Advisors. The “2017 Canadian Clean Technology Industry Report” is Analytica’s seventh on...
4/21/2017 | Full Story

Green buildings boost employee satisfaction, productivity, says new study
Though saving energy and boosting market value may be more than sufficient reasons for following green building standards, it turns out that green buildings may also contribute to a happier and more productive workforce.
4/21/2017 | Full Story

Carbon Tax Next Target for California's Disadvantaged Communities
4/21/2017 | Full Story

TransAlta accelerates coal phase-out
4/21/2017 | Full Story

Quebec adopts new contaminated sites policy
4/13/2017 | Full Story

OPG nuclear waste site remains on hold, pending more studies
4/13/2017 | Full Story

EPA Hiring Agents to Protect Administrator Scott Pruitt
4/13/2017 | Full Story

Economist makes the case for renewable fuels
4/7/2017 | Full Story

Microfibres: Microbeads' big, ugly cousin
4/7/2017 | Full Story

U.S. Prosecutors Expected to Stay Tough on Environmental Crime: Former Officials
4/7/2017 | Full Story

Ontario cap-and-trade passes its first test
4/7/2017 | Full Story

Column: Little progress on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals
3/31/2017 | Full Story

Tires touted as lower carbon fuel for NS cement plant
3/31/2017 | Full Story

Is Pruitt's 2014 Plan a Blueprint for Carbon Rule Replacement?
3/31/2017 | Full Story

Agriculture sector fears being left behind in the cleantech revolution
3/31/2017 | Full Story

SaskPower supervisor fined total of $20,000 after worker electrocuted Log In or Subscribe to View Article
3/29/2017 | Full Story

Hydroform Solutions fined $75,000 after transfer bar falls on worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
3/29/2017 | Full Story

Anchor Shoring & Caissons Ltd fined $50,000 after construction cage collapses on two workers Log In or Subscribe to View Article
3/29/2017 | Full Story

QUEBEC - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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ONTARIO - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Nova Scotia does what it must, barely
A decade of aggressive action on greenhouse gas reduction may insulate Nova Scotia from some of the political consequences of the national price on carbon mandated by the federal government. It might even provide Nova Scotia with an economic...
3/29/2017 | Full Story

Transport Canada to update ERAP requirements in TDG Regs
Transport Canada has announced a series of proposed amendments to Part 7 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDG Regulations) (SOR/2001-286). Part 7 of the TDG Regulations relates to emergency response assistance plans (ERAPs).
3/29/2017 | Full Story

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Convictions

U.S. Prosecutors Expected to Stay Tough on Environmental Crime: Former Officials
Corporate officials will still face the threat of jail time should they get caught committing environmental crimes, despite President Donald Trump’s friendlier tone toward business, several former Justice Department officials tell...
4/7/2017 | Full Story

SaskPower supervisor fined total of $20,000 after worker electrocuted Log In or Subscribe to View Article
A supervisor with SaskPower in Saskatchewan was fined a total of $20,000, plus a total surcharge of $8,000, after a worker was electrocuted. 
3/29/2017 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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

Will the Redwater decision encourage reckless abandon(ment) of oil and gas wells in Alberta? Log In or Subscribe to View Article
originally published on www.willmsshier.com; republished with permission
6/28/2016 | 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

6/25/2014 | Full Story

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