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US fatalities climb for waste and recycling workers Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Oil by rail not the answer Oil by rail not the answer
9/12/2014 | Full Story

Canada failing to protect its intact forests, says international research group Canada failing to protect its intact forests, says international research group
9/12/2014 | Full Story

Standard on Merit of Whistle-Blower Claims Is Being Updated, Michaels Tells Committee Standard on Merit of Whistle-Blower Claims Is Being Updated, Michaels Tells Committee
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Hudson's Hope renews call for Site C review
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Diamond Packaging announces landfill-free status Log In or Subscribe to View Article
New York-based Diamond Packaging, which helps box products for clients like Bausch & Lomb, Estée Lauder, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal and Procter & Gamble, has claimed to have reached landfill-free status.
9/16/2014 | Full Story

A.C. Simmonds and Sons to acquire Ontario organic waste firm Log In or Subscribe to View Article
A.C. Simmonds and Sons Inc. has agreed to acquire organic waste processing firm Environmental Waste International Inc.
9/16/2014 | Full Story

Denton vacuum offers high-res rotary shadow casting Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ohio awarded $600,000 for 40 enviro assessments Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Feds offer $2.6 million for enhancements to 908 Devices Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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North Pole refinery settles HazMat storage allegations Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Researchers discover hazardous waste-eating bacteria Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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WSP Global to buy Parsons Brinckerhoff firm in $1.24 billion deal Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Nova Scotia prepping mattress recycling report Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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National compost conference descends on Halifax September 22-24 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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RCA ready for Board vote, AGM on October 2 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Waste Management restructures, cuts workforce again Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Waste-to-fuel revolution now a business reality, says conference organizer Log In or Subscribe to View Article
9/9/2014 | Full Story

Mental health in the oil sands
9/5/2014 | Full Story

Will 'Joint Forward Plan' lead to higher environmental, safety standards?
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Lower-carbon economy among agreed-to principles of Canadian Energy Strategy
9/5/2014 | Full Story

Ozone Standard of 60-70 Parts Per Billion Appropriate to Protect Public Health, EPA Staff Says
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Alaska to participate in permitting process for KSM mine
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SEPT 9: Final speaker confirmed for ONEIA's excess soil session Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Top waste-to-fuel conference just three weeks away Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Nova Scotia working on a 'greener' economy
All jurisdictions in Canada say they want a greener economy, but it is arguably only Nova Scotia that pays the concept more than lip service. 
8/20/2014 | Full Story

Yukon strategy looks to manage territory's water supply
Yukon has released a new Yukon Water Strategy and Action Plan that provides the territory with a comprehensive approach to making water management decisions. 
8/20/2014 | Full Story

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Resolute FP Canada Inc fined $55,000 after worker's arm, wrist crushed Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Resolute FP Canada Inc., carrying on business as Resolute Forest Products Canada, was fined $55,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was injured at a paper mill.
8/20/2014 | Full Story

Plank Road Auto Wreckers Ltd fined $60,000 after worker dies from injuries Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Plank Road Auto Wreckers Ltd. in Sarnia, Ontario was fined $60,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a car temporarily elevated fell on a worker.
8/20/2014 | Full Story

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EDITOR's PICK: Negligence claim proceeds against XCG consultant Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Negligence claims continue to multiply against environmental consultants accused of failing to clean up contaminated sites. The Ontario Superior Court recently allowed a professional negligence lawsuit to go ahead against an Ontario...
7/31/2014 | Full Story

City of Toronto defers decision on streamlined risk assessments Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Environmental consultants will have to wait another month for a decision from Toronto city council about rejecting modified generic risk assessments (MGRA) for contaminated lands, as recommended by the City’s Public Works and...
7/25/2014 | Full Story

Proposed rules for exploration work on Anticosti Island Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On June 9, 2014, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources published in the Gazette officielle du Québec a draft Minister’s Order setting out the conditions on which exploration work for petroleum and natural gas may be...
6/30/2014 | Full Story

Protect your business against criminal negligence by going beyond due diligence, lawyers say Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Bill C-45 is emerging as a force requiring employers to move beyond due diligence to ensure workplace safety protection.
4/30/2014 | Full Story

Quebec court approves fracking permit, despite municipal bylaws
A Quebec court has granted permission for exploration company Petrolia Inc. to frack for oil near homes in rural Gaspé, despite a municipal bylaw against drilling in the community.
2/14/2014 | Full Story

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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

Alberta oil sands company will be first to recycle wastewater Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Suncor Energy, a leading Canadian oil sands company, has announced that it will be the first player from Alberta’s controversial oil sands exploration environment to recycle tailings waste.
6/6/2014 | Full Story

A look at the greenest companies in Canada, the U.S., and the world Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Green lists were plentiful this first week of June 2014. Publications in both the U.S. and Canada released environmental sustainability rankings for companies in North America and around the world.
6/6/2014 | Full Story

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