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NEB puts Trans Mountain hearing on hold NEB puts Trans Mountain hearing on hold
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GHG auction earns Quebec another $205 million GHG auction earns Quebec another $205 million
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Climate Negotiators Urged to Address Water in Paris Climate Negotiators Urged to Address Water in Paris
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First Nation declares emergency over drinking water
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Ontario prepares for Energy East hearings
TransCanada PipeLines Limited shouldn’t expect a great deal of love from the province of Ontario once hearings begin before the National Energy Board on its proposed Energy East pipeline. Ontario asked the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to...
8/21/2015 | Full Story

Alberta won't rush to set GHG targets, says Environment Minister
Alberta is not entering the next phase of climate policy development with a set of hard targets in mind. Instead, a new Climate Change Advisory Panel headed by University of Alberta Economist Dr. Andrew Leach has been given a little over two...
8/21/2015 | Full Story

EPA Proposes Methane Limits for New Oil, Gas Wells
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Pipelines: the safer choice, says Fraser Institute
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Feds to update drinking water guideline for chromium Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ontario to triple hazardous waste tonnage fee by 2017 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC developing compliance framework for GHG emission reporting Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ontario proposing to update Noise Guidelines for Wind Farms Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ontario taking first step in developing wetlands strategy Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC proposes new policies for water sustainability regs
British Columbia (B.C.) remains on track to bring its long-awaited Water Sustainability Act into force in 2016. Four regulatory proposals are now out for public comment, addressing groundwater licensing, groundwater protection, dam safety, and...
8/20/2015 | Full Story

Yukon modernizing Oil and Gas Act, Oil and Gas Disposition Regs
Concerned that Yukon’s current oil and gas legislation has not kept up with legislative provisions in British Columbia and Alberta and may therefore be discouraging exploration and investment by oil and gas companies in the territory, the...
8/20/2015 | Full Story

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Panther Industries (Alberta) Inc. was fined a total of $375,000 after pleading guilty to offences related to a spill of hydrochloric acid (HCl) into the environment and into water frequented by fish. An investigation by Environment Canada found...
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BC proposes new policies for water sustainability regs Log In or Subscribe to View Article
British Columbia (B.C.) remains on track to bring its long-awaited Water Sustainability Act into force in 2016. Four regulatory proposals are now out for public comment, addressing groundwater licensing, groundwater protection, dam safety, and...
8/20/2015 | Full Story

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(I'm) still standing: a look at public interest standing in environmental matters Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Across Canada, regulatory agencies are increasingly having to balance public interest concerns with the efficient use of decision-making resources, particularly within the context of resource development projects. As a result, public...
8/20/2015 | Full Story

Quebec tables Green Paper on the modernization of its environmental authorization regime Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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7/31/2015 | Full Story

Communication key to managing workplace mental health issues Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Creating a culture of openness and communication in which employees feel safe in approaching their manager is the first step in successfully managing mental health issues in the workplace. 
5/31/2015 | Full Story

Ontario MOECC Order seeks to extend liability for contaminated sites to real estate professionals Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In a case currently before the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT), the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) is once again pushing the boundaries of liability for contaminated sites in Ontario.
5/31/2015 | Full Story

Snapshot of fracking's regulatory framework across Canada Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In Canada, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for shale gas is generally regulated under existing federal and provincial oil and gas laws. Fracking’s environmental issues, such as water taking, waste disposal, and discharges of contaminants...
4/30/2015 | 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...
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STUDY: Canada's drinking water contaminated by excreted drugs 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. 
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VIDEOS: Sneak peek at Toronto's East Bayfront condo remediation Log In or Subscribe to View Article

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