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Three premiers look hopefully to a nuclear future Three premiers look hopefully to a nuclear future
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Major real estate owners voluntarily disclose emissions, energy and water use data Major real estate owners voluntarily disclose emissions, energy and water use data
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EPA Considering Second Round of National PFAS Testing EPA Considering Second Round of National PFAS Testing
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Auditor General finds weak evidence to support Ontario climate plan
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COLUMN: Omnibus Bills can often backfire
Review and elimination of unnecessary red tape sounds like a laudable goal for governments, but implementation of red tape review is often through an Omnibus Bill that changes laws in a way that substitutes a new set of problems for the old...
11/29/2019 | Full Story

Report says a quick shift to renewables is possible in coal-dependent Nova Scotia
A new report commissioned by Halifax’s Ecology Action Centre says that 90% of the electricity on Nova Scotia’s grid could be renewable by 2030. Nova Scotia relies on coal for 47.9% of its electricity according to Natural Resources...
11/29/2019 | Full Story

EPA Narrows Guidance on Grouping Manufacturers for Air Permits
11/29/2019 | Full Story

Three sites remain on list for high-level nuclear waste storage
11/29/2019 | Full Story

SL Marketing fined $65,000 after worker buried under rubble was injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Kurtis Smith Excavating Inc fined $150,000 after worker killed when struck by 1,600-pound bollard Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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WorkSafeBC adds provisions for arborists to OH&S Reg, updates traffic control provisions Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Yukon seeks feedback on draft climate change strategy Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Results of 21st Que, California joint auction Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC fines total $177,207 in Q1 2019 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Carbon pricing still best option: Ecofiscal Commission
The cost of meeting Canada’s 2030 climate commitment will be negligible if politicians choose the most efficient policy tools available. Most people are likely to end up better off, according to a report, “Bridging the Gap: Real...
11/27/2019 | Full Story

Yukon seeks feedback on draft climate change strategy
The Yukon government has released a draft of its climate change strategy for public review and comment.
11/27/2019 | Full Story

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COLUMN: Omnibus Bills can often backfire
Review and elimination of unnecessary red tape sounds like a laudable goal for governments, but implementation of red tape review is often through an Omnibus Bill that changes laws in a way that substitutes a new set of problems for the old...
11/29/2019 | Full Story

SL Marketing fined $65,000 after worker buried under rubble was injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
1481410 Ontario Limited, carrying on business as SL Marketing, in Orillia, Ontario was fined $65,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was injured when a concrete structure collapsed on top of the worker’s excavator.
11/27/2019 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

It's not easy being green: Considering the environmental costs of cannabis cultivation
The passage of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, with Royal Assent in June 2018 put Canada on track to be the first G-7 country to legalize recreational cannabis. With the Cannabis Act and its regulations slated to come into force on October 17,...
10/25/2018 | Full Story

It's not easy being green: Considering the environmental costs of cannabis cultivation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The passage of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, with Royal Assent in June 2018 put Canada on track to be the first G-7 country to legalize recreational cannabis. With the Cannabis Act and its regulations slated to come into force on October 17,...
9/26/2018 | Full Story

Changes on the horizon: Alberta introduces amendments to its remediation certificate program Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On June 1, 2018, the government of Alberta filed the Remediation Certificate Amendment Regulation (Alta. Reg. 97/2018), which will update the current Remediation Certificate Regulation (Alta. Reg. 154/2009) and will re-name it the Remediation...
7/27/2018 | Full Story

Everything old is new again: federal government proposes changes to Fisheries Act Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In 2016, the federal government launched a review of federal environmental assessment and regulatory processes, including a review of changes made to the Fisheries Act in 2012. On February 6, 2018, the federal government announced amendments to...
3/27/2018 | Full Story

Process matters: Supreme Court of Canada quashes land use plan approval by Yukon government Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On December 1, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) delivered its decision in First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun v. Yukon, 2017 SCC 58, which overturned the Yukon government’s decision to open the Peel watershed for development and...
12/20/2017 | 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

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Small appliance repair beaten down by throwaway culture Log In or Subscribe to View Article

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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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