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Ontario: Trust the carbon price Ontario: Trust the carbon price
5/20/2016 | Full Story

Trans Mountain gets conditional approval from NEB Trans Mountain gets conditional approval from NEB
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Nuclear Firms: More Federal Money for Advanced Reactors Nuclear Firms: More Federal Money for Advanced Reactors
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CSR: More talk than action?
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Ontario Environmental Registry prepares for a makeover
In a September 2015 interview with EcoLog News shortly after she was announced as the new Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), Dianne Saxe spoke of her desire to bridge the “disconnect” between policy-makers and...
5/13/2016 | Full Story

New plans for Ontario's Greater Golden Horseshoe
One of North America’s fastest growing regions, Ontario’s Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH), is getting a new roadmap to the future. The GGH stretches from the Niagara River to Northumberland County, governing lands that border Lakes...
5/13/2016 | Full Story

What Happens After '100 Resilient Cities' Hits 100 Cities? It Aims for All 10,000
5/13/2016 | Full Story

Trudeau International Airport, Air Canada test biojet delivery system
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Pacific NorthWest LNG is fixable, says Pembina, but should not be approved as proposed
5/6/2016 | Full Story

Auditor General tears a strip off mining compliance and inspection in BC
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Industry Lobbies on Interim Nuclear Storage Bills
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Forest industry promises 30% GHG cut
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2030 GHG target can be met, but per capita income will suffer, says PBO
4/29/2016 | Full Story

NEB rolls out a welcome mat to whistleblowers
4/29/2016 | Full Story

Paris Pact May Even Take Effect in 2016, U.S. Envoy Says
4/29/2016 | Full Story

Canada scores poorly on Conference Board's international environmental report card
4/29/2016 | Full Story

Ont MOL consulting on OELs, other proposals affecting control of hazardous substances Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC closing in on land-based spill response system
The likely shape of the land-based portion of British Columbia’s world-class spill response capability is now clearer with the introduction of Bill 21, the Environmental Management Amendment Act, 2016, and a third spill intentions paper...
4/27/2016 | Full Story

Ontario MOECC posts two industry standards for comment
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has posted two draft industry standards on the province’s Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) Registry for public comment until June 7, 2016.
4/27/2016 | Full Story

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NOVA SCOTIA - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation (Nova Scotia) Act. Various amendments in force February 26, 2016. Section 134AA is replaced and section 134B is repealed. In force March 1, 2016.
4/27/2016 | Full Story

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Offshore Petroleum Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations. New regulation under the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Newfoundland and Labrador Act. Effective February 26, 2016.
4/27/2016 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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

Ontario releases details on proposed cap-and-trade program Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On November 16, 2015, Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) posted details about Ontario’s proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade program to the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) Registry (EBR...
11/30/2015 | Full Story

Reinforcing need for scientifically robust data, good faith consultations: BC fracking water licence revoked Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On September 3, 2015, the British Columbia (B.C.) Environmental Appeal Board revoked a water licence issued by the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations to Nexen Inc. in May 2012 for the withdrawal of up to 2.5 million...
10/31/2015 | Full Story

(I'm) still standing: a look at public interest standing in environmental matters Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Across Canada, regulatory agencies are increasingly having to balance public interest concerns with the efficient use of decision-making resources, particularly within the context of resource development projects. As a result, public...
8/20/2015 | 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

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