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Federal carbon plan includes baseline-and-credit system for larger emitters Federal carbon plan includes baseline-and-credit system for larger emitters
5/19/2017 | Full Story

Ottawa moves on permanent tanker ban in Pacific Northwest Ottawa moves on permanent tanker ban in Pacific Northwest
5/19/2017 | Full Story

Will Pruitt Harpoon Climate Doubters' 'Great White Whale'? Will Pruitt Harpoon Climate Doubters' 'Great White Whale'?
5/19/2017 | Full Story

Nurses' safety report termed a good start
5/19/2017 | Full Story

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California tosses a monkey wrench into cap-and-trade
Amendments proposed to California’s cap-and-trade program could spell the end of the carbon market that currently links California and Quebec and that Ontario is expected to join in 2018.
5/12/2017 | Full Story

BC faces class action for environmental damage
The British Columbia (B.C.) Supreme Court has certified the first-ever environmental class action against the province.
5/12/2017 | Full Story

California Case May Add New Climate Obligations for Planners
5/12/2017 | Full Story

Pembina releases seven-point carbon plan
5/12/2017 | Full Story

Environment trumps trade in BC election
5/5/2017 | Full Story

More protection coming for Alberta whistleblowers
5/5/2017 | Full Story

Senate Will Roll Back Methane Rule Next Week, Chairman Vows
5/5/2017 | Full Story

NRC, Air Canada measure environmental impact of biofuel
5/5/2017 | Full Story

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

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

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

Small business says one thing, does another
4/28/2017 | Full Story

Progress of Bills, regulations and guidelines Log In or Subscribe to View Article
4/26/2017 | Full Story

Ontario to hold 2nd auction on June 6, 2017 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Results of Ont's first cap-and-trade auction Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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New way to report releases from pipeline HDD Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ont drafts technical standard under Air Pollution Reg for mining sites Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ontario proposing amendments to cap-and-trade program Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Feds urged to focus on social licence in assessments
The federal government is betting that Canada’s resources have a better chance of getting out of the ground and into the hands of eager buyers if the extraction and transport are governed by an environmental assessment process that is...
4/26/2017 | Full Story

Ont drafts technical standard under Air Pollution Reg for mining sites
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has proposed a technical standard under the province’s Air Pollution Regulation — Local Air Quality (O. Reg. 419/05) for mining sites.
4/26/2017 | Full Story

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Convictions

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Location Jean Miller Inc. of Mont-Tremblant, Quebec was fined a total of $29,800, plus prosecution costs of $4,949, after being found guilty of six violations of the province’s Hazardous Materials Regulation (R.R.Q., c. Q-2, r. 32) and...
4/26/2017 | Full Story

BN Steel & Metals (2002) Inc fined total of $60,200 after worker's arm entangled in metal shredder Log In or Subscribe to View Article
B.N. Steel & Metals (2002) Inc. in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was fined $43,000, plus a surcharge of $17,200, after a worker’s arm was amputated above the elbow.
4/26/2017 | 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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