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COLUMN: Natural gas may not be environmentally better than coal in generating electricity COLUMN: Natural gas may not be environmentally better than coal in generating electricity
10/15/2020 | Full Story

Closing the gap: PBO says overcoming Canada's 77 Mt carbon shortfall by 2030 could carry a hefty carbon price Closing the gap: PBO says overcoming Canada's 77 Mt carbon shortfall by 2030 could carry a hefty carbon price
10/15/2020 | Full Story

EPA Seeks to Speed Up Long-Lasting Coronavirus Disinfectants EPA Seeks to Speed Up Long-Lasting Coronavirus Disinfectants
10/15/2020 | Full Story

Ontario revives proposal to adopt Green Button standard
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Feds will promote national EPR program as part of new plastics strategy
In the shadow of the headline-grabbing announcement of a ban on six problematic plastic products, there lurks a far more environmentally significant announcement: the federal government will develop regulations requiring a minimum recycled...
10/9/2020 | Full Story

Hydrogen, petrochemicals and plastics recycling figure into Alberta's new natural gas strategy
Alberta has released a new vision and strategy for its natural gas industry, “Natural Gas Vision and Strategy”, that the province believes will position it as a post-pandemic powerhouse. At this stage, it is more vision than...
10/9/2020 | Full Story

California Water Probe Finds PFAS in Majority of Tested Wells
10/9/2020 | Full Story

Que preparing new sustainable development strategy for post-pandemic period
10/9/2020 | Full Story

Manitoba falls short on drinking water monitoring, licensing, enforcement: Auditor General
10/2/2020 | Full Story

Ontario wants to fill the green bin
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EPA Lets Two Toxic Chemicals Fall Into Regulatory 'Black Hole'
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Open letter calls for a pause on Site C
10/2/2020 | Full Story

Orin Contractors Corp fined $125,000 after supervisor dies from injuries Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Parkland Fuel Corporation fined $150,000 after worker suffers burns while transferring propane Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Sask mining company fined total $150,000 after worker seriously injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR - Occupational health and safety legislation 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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QUEBEC - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC report augurs big changes for WorkSafeBC Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Que, Calif to hold joint auction Nov 17, 2020 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Feds issue code of practice for five MDIs Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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British Columbia considers expanding EPR
British Columbia has released a Policy Intentions Paper to launch a discussion about a significant expansion of its Recycling Regulation (B.C. Reg. 449/2004) — specifically requiring extended producer responsibility (EPR) for a much...
9/28/2020 | Full Story

Ont proposes list of projects that will require comprehensive EAs
As part of an overhaul to modernize its environmental assessment (EA) process, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is seeking input on a proposed list of projects that will require a comprehensive environmental...
9/28/2020 | Full Story

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Orin Contractors Corp fined $125,000 after supervisor dies from injuries Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Orin Contractors Corp. of Concord, Ontario was fined $125,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a scoop bucket attachment on an excavator fell and crushed a supervisor.
9/28/2020 | Full Story

Parkland Fuel Corporation fined $150,000 after worker suffers burns while transferring propane Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Parkland Fuel Corporation of Calgary, Alberta was fined $150,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker suffered burns while transferring propane from a tank truck to propane tanks at a private residence in Chesley, Ontario.
9/28/2020 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

Alberta expands Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction Regulation (TIER) to reduce scope of federal carbon taxes Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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8/27/2020 | Full Story

COVID-19 and your environmental obligations: cross-country update - A column by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The government and industry response to the global COVID-19 pandemic is evolving at a pace unprecedented for regulatory change. This article provides an initial overview of how to protect your business from potential consequences of...
4/28/2020 | Full Story

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

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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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