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BC embarks on its grand adventure BC embarks on its grand adventure
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LNG in the balance LNG in the balance
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Evidence Thin That Mountaintop Mining Harms Health: Coal Groups Evidence Thin That Mountaintop Mining Harms Health: Coal Groups
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Groups unite against carbon pricing
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NS gives the nod to tire burning
Nova Scotia’s carefully burnished image as Canada’s leading recycler may now be tarnished by its approval of a pilot project that will see 30% of the province’s used tires diverted from recycling to incineration to help fuel a...
7/14/2017 | Full Story

Desjardins reviews pipeline financing policy
Canada’s largest association of credit unions has temporarily put a halt to the financing of energy pipeline projects, and says it may make it a permanent ban this fall 2017 following closer analysis.
7/14/2017 | Full Story

EPA to Release New Chemical Control Rules Within Month: Official
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Que's draft ZEV regs too demanding, says auto association
7/14/2017 | Full Story

Column: Solutions to climate change already available
7/7/2017 | Full Story

Feds offer a glimpse of proposed impact assessment reforms
7/7/2017 | Full Story

Safety Helmets Are Replacing Hard Hats on Construction Sites
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Feds fund tidal research
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Plenty of criticism levelled at planned marine park
6/30/2017 | Full Story

Two provinces come up short on climate change
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EPA Starts Water Rule Repeal, Fulfills Trump Campaign Pledge
6/30/2017 | Full Story

Feds will develop strategy for mercury-containing lamps
6/30/2017 | Full Story

Siemens Wind Power Ltd fined $60,000 after worker falls and is struck by moving loader Log In or Subscribe to View Article
6/27/2017 | Full Story

M & P Tool Products Inc fined $80,000 after worker's two fingers permanently injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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O-1 Canada Corporation fined $100,000 after worker's hand permanently injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
6/27/2017 | Full Story

Vaughan Paving Ltd fined $125,000 after skid steer drives into and strikes worker 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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NEW BRUNSWICK - 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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OSAG proposes regulatory framework for oil sands
Alberta’s Oil Sands Advisory Group (OSAG) has called on the province to introduce a new regulation, tentatively called the Oil Sands Emissions Limit Implementation Regulation, to help manage oil sands emissions that are now capped at 100...
6/27/2017 | Full Story

Ontario developing food and organic waste framework
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has issued a discussion paper asking for public input on its proposed food and organic waste framework that aims to reduce the volume of food and organic waste that ends up in the...
6/27/2017 | Full Story

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Convictions

Siemens Wind Power Ltd fined $60,000 after worker falls and is struck by moving loader Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Siemens Wind Power Ltd., formerly operating as Siemens Canada Limited, in Oakville, Ontario was fined $60,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker fell from a weigh scale and then was struck by a moving loader.
6/27/2017 | Full Story

M & P Tool Products Inc fined $80,000 after worker's two fingers permanently injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
M & P Tool Products Inc. in Brampton, Ontario was fined $80,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker’s two fingers were permanently injured while operating a machine.
6/27/2017 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

To boldly go...California envisions a new approach to its cap-and-trade system Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In the ongoing pursuit of a state-of-the-art carbon pricing regime, two California senators introduced amendments to US Senate Bill No. 775 (SB 775), the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: market-based compliance mechanisms, into...
5/29/2017 | Full Story

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

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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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