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Widely Used Chemicals Can't Be Included in New Use Rule, Manufacturers Tell EPA Widely Used Chemicals Can't Be Included in New Use Rule, Manufacturers Tell EPA
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Ont municipalities shocked by successful road salt lawsuit
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To frack or not to frack in Yukon?
The Yukon legislative committee charged with reporting on the risks and benefits of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has failed to reach a consensus on key issues. However, if the government chooses to adopt those recommendations upon which the...
1/23/2015 | Full Story

Natural gas' impact on GHG emissions overstated, says Pembina
Natural gas may serve as a bridge fuel to a low-carbon economy, but the Pembina Institute argues that its impact on global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is overstated. In a January 22, 2015 webinar, Pembina B.C. Director Josha MacNab took...
1/23/2015 | Full Story

McCarthy's 2015 EPA Agenda Topped by Rules on Power Plants, Water, Methane
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Better weather ahead, say feds
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New report argues the merits of low-carbon growth
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West Virginia Water Crisis Spawned Safeguards, But Some Tanks Called Unfit
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Carbon tax 'a coin toss' in Ontario, says Environmental Commissioner
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Random drug testing in the oil sands
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Feds issue targets for managing road salts
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California Governor Brown Proposes Ambitious New Climate Policy Goals
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Canada's first water sciences BSc coming to Trent University
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Lloydminster company fined $2,000 after worker seriously injured in fall Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Gate Gourmet Canada Inc fined $58,000 after worker's fingers amputated Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ritz Architectural Systems Inc fined $60,000 after two workers injured in fall from scaffold Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Sport Systems Unlimited Corporation fined total of $70,000 after delivery worker seriously injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Bombardier Inc fined $75,000 after worker seriously injured in fall Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Swing N Scaff Inc, director fined total of $400,000 after four workers died Xmas Eve 2009 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Quebec amends Occupational Health and Safety in Mines Reg Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ontario, Manitoba meeting waste challenges their own way
Call2Recycle Canada is licking its wounds and deciding what to do next following rejection of its Industry Stewardship Plan for single-use consumer batteries in Ontario. The wounds run deep.
12/23/2014 | Full Story

Success of first joint auction of GHG emissions may attract others
With the exception of one hiccup, the first-ever joint auction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by California and Quebec, the two surviving jurisdictions in the Western Climate Initiative (WCI), went off smoothly. The auction, originally...
12/23/2014 | Full Story

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Lloydminster company fined $2,000 after worker seriously injured in fall Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Frontier Glass & Door (Lloydminster) Ltd. in Saskatchewan was fined $2,000, plus a surcharge of $800, after a worker on a portable ladder slipped and fell, suffering serious injuries.
12/23/2014 | Full Story

Gate Gourmet Canada Inc fined $58,000 after worker's fingers amputated Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Gate Gourmet Canada Inc., headquartered in Switzerland, was fined $58,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker’s fingers were amputated while performing routine maintenance.
12/23/2014 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

GHG emitters to pay for climate change costs?
Canada’s top greenhouse gas emitters (GHG) could find themselves picking up the tab for the costs of climate change if current legal trends are any indication, according to a provocative new paper from West Coast Environmental Law and the...
10/17/2014 | Full Story

Tsilhqot'in Aboriginal title decision: implications Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44 (Tsilhqot’in) determined that a wide tract of land in central British Columbia is owned by the plaintiff First Nation holding...
9/30/2014 | Full Story

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

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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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