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COLUMN: Canada may be wiser to follow EU than US COLUMN: Canada may be wiser to follow EU than US
8/22/2014 | Full Story

Feds approve new Giant Mine remediation plan
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Over-Allocation of California Water Rights, Lack of Use Data Complicate Enforcement Over-Allocation of California Water Rights, Lack of Use Data Complicate Enforcement
8/22/2014 | Full Story

Oil sands: Are they too costly to mine? Oil sands: Are they too costly to mine?
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LAC-MEGANTIC: Botched engine repair triggered fatal chain reaction Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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West Virginia awarded extra $250,000 for revitalization Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The US Environmental Protection Agency is announcing $250,000 in additional brownfields funding to support revitalization efforts underway in Charles Town, West Virginia. 
8/21/2014 | Full Story

Rochester set with new $331,000 EPA brownfields loan Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The US Environmental Protection Agency is providing a $331,000 low-interest loan to the City of Rochester, NY, to clean up abandoned and contaminated properties.
8/21/2014 | Full Story

US Treasury eyes distribution of billions in fines from BP Deepwater spill Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Resolute FP Canada Inc fined $55,000 after worker's arm, wrist crushed Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Plank Road Auto Wreckers Ltd fined $60,000 after worker dies from injuries Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Home Depot of Canada Inc fined $90,000 after worker paralyzed Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Symtech Innovations Ltd fined $90,000 after foreperson falls through skylight Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ontario MOL sets out sector enforcement plans Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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New BC dust control policies take effect September 1, 2014 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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New Hazardous Products Regulations to replace WHMIS with GHS Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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MB to reduce spread of zebra mussels Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC fines total $722,000 in Q2-Q4 2013 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Nova Scotia working on a 'greener' economy
All jurisdictions in Canada say they want a greener economy, but it is arguably only Nova Scotia that pays the concept more than lip service. 
8/20/2014 | Full Story

Yukon strategy looks to manage territory's water supply
Yukon has released a new Yukon Water Strategy and Action Plan that provides the territory with a comprehensive approach to making water management decisions. 
8/20/2014 | Full Story

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Resolute FP Canada Inc fined $55,000 after worker's arm, wrist crushed Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Resolute FP Canada Inc., carrying on business as Resolute Forest Products Canada, was fined $55,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was injured at a paper mill.
8/20/2014 | Full Story

Plank Road Auto Wreckers Ltd fined $60,000 after worker dies from injuries Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Plank Road Auto Wreckers Ltd. in Sarnia, Ontario was fined $60,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a car temporarily elevated fell on a worker.
8/20/2014 | Full Story

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EDITOR's PICK: Negligence claim proceeds against XCG consultant Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Negligence claims continue to multiply against environmental consultants accused of failing to clean up contaminated sites. The Ontario Superior Court recently allowed a professional negligence lawsuit to go ahead against an Ontario...
7/31/2014 | Full Story

City of Toronto defers decision on streamlined risk assessments Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Environmental consultants will have to wait another month for a decision from Toronto city council about rejecting modified generic risk assessments (MGRA) for contaminated lands, as recommended by the City’s Public Works and...
7/25/2014 | Full Story

Proposed rules for exploration work on Anticosti Island Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On June 9, 2014, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources published in the Gazette officielle du Québec a draft Minister’s Order setting out the conditions on which exploration work for petroleum and natural gas may be...
6/30/2014 | Full Story

Protect your business against criminal negligence by going beyond due diligence, lawyers say Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Bill C-45 is emerging as a force requiring employers to move beyond due diligence to ensure workplace safety protection.
4/30/2014 | Full Story

Quebec court approves fracking permit, despite municipal bylaws
A Quebec court has granted permission for exploration company Petrolia Inc. to frack for oil near homes in rural Gaspé, despite a municipal bylaw against drilling in the community.
2/14/2014 | Full Story

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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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Alberta oil sands company will be first to recycle wastewater Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Suncor Energy, a leading Canadian oil sands company, has announced that it will be the first player from Alberta’s controversial oil sands exploration environment to recycle tailings waste.
6/6/2014 | Full Story

A look at the greenest companies in Canada, the U.S., and the world Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Green lists were plentiful this first week of June 2014. Publications in both the U.S. and Canada released environmental sustainability rankings for companies in North America and around the world.
6/6/2014 | Full Story

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