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BC economist unsettles the climate pricing debate BC economist unsettles the climate pricing debate
9/23/2016 | Full Story

Nova Scotia relaxes waste-to-energy rules Nova Scotia relaxes waste-to-energy rules
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Banks Move to Curb Their Carbon Footprints Banks Move to Curb Their Carbon Footprints
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Alberta strikes task force to help spend carbon revenues
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Think tank says user fees can fund stormwater infrastructure
In the United States (U.S.), more than 1,400 local jurisdictions charged stormwater user fees in 2014, the last year surveyed by Western Kentucky University. In Canada, there were only 21. A new report by the environmental think tank...
9/16/2016 | Full Story

NEB wants emergency management programs made public
The National Energy Board (NEB) intends to order pipeline companies to publish their emergency management programs online by March 31, 2017. It has released a draft order and is now seeking public comment on it. The comment period runs until...
9/16/2016 | Full Story

Trump Economic Plan Calls for More Fossil Fuel, Fewer Rules
9/16/2016 | Full Story

Yukon takes its Water Board to court
9/16/2016 | Full Story

COLUMN: What Canada can learn from energy consumption, efficiency in the EU
9/9/2016 | Full Story

Alberta climate policy the best template for Canada, says report
9/9/2016 | Full Story

Isolationism Threatens Climate Progress: Former U.K. Admiral
9/9/2016 | Full Story

Expansion of west coast spill response capability is tied to Kinder Morgan approval
9/9/2016 | Full Story

Mexico will study cap and trade with Quebec, Ontario
9/2/2016 | Full Story

Feds pushing cleantech for resource sector
9/2/2016 | Full Story

Drone Use for Environmental Monitoring May Grow Under Rule
9/2/2016 | Full Story

Researchers say biofuel benefits may be a myth
9/2/2016 | Full Story

CS Wind Canada Inc fined $60,000 after worker injured by moving parts Log In or Subscribe to View Article
8/29/2016 | Full Story

Mohawk Garnet Inc fined $75,000 after two workers injured in separate conveyor accidents Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Matcor Automotive Inc fined $270,000 after worker permanently injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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WorkSafeBC proposing changes to OHS Reg respecting JHSCs Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NOVA SCOTIA - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC disappoints with updated climate plan
Expectations of a bold climate change plan that were raised following the release of British Columbia’s Climate Leadership Team: Recommendations to Government in November 2015 were dashed with the publication of the province’s new...
8/29/2016 | Full Story

Manitoba seeks public input on new five-year stewardship plans
Manitoba Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox has asked Manitobans to give their input on a number of new five-year stewardship plans proposed by the province’s producer responsibility organizations.
8/29/2016 | Full Story

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Convictions

CS Wind Canada Inc fined $60,000 after worker injured by moving parts Log In or Subscribe to View Article
CS Wind Canada Inc. in Windsor, Ontario was fined $60,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was injured by moving components of a tower under construction.
8/29/2016 | Full Story

Mohawk Garnet Inc fined $75,000 after two workers injured in separate conveyor accidents Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Mohawk Garnet Inc. in Greater Sudbury, Ontario was fined $75,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after two workers were seriously injured by moving conveyor belts in separate accidents.
8/29/2016 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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

Lawyer: Alberta Ruling Leaves Oil Cleanup Responsibilities in Limbo
A recent ruling by Alberta's Court of Queen's Bench could favor creditors over environmental concerns when determining the priority placed on cleaning up abandoned oil wells, a Canadian lawyer told Bloomberg BNA. Read more.
6/16/2016 | Full Story

The art of collaboration in an age of reconciliation: Canada announces unqualified support for United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is an international instrument adopted by the United Nations in September 2007 to recognize the rights that “constitute the minimum standards for the survival,...
5/27/2016 | Full Story

BCSC holds BC cannot hand off environmental assessment decision-making authority on Northern Gateway Pipeline Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In a decision issued on January 13, 2016, the British Columbia Supreme Court (BCSC) held that the provincial government cannot abdicate its responsibility to decide whether to issue an Environmental Assessment Certificate (Certificate) for the...
1/27/2016 | Full Story

'Polluter pays' principle reinforced by BC Court of Appeal Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In British Columbia (B.C.) and many other jurisdictions, the environmental regulatory regime is predicated on the concept of “polluter pays”.
12/23/2015 | 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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