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Canada sets a climate change target it might actually meet Canada sets a climate change target it might actually meet
5/22/2015 | Full Story

New Chapter of OSHA Inspection Manual Covers Hazards of Booming Ethanol Industry New Chapter of OSHA Inspection Manual Covers Hazards of Booming Ethanol Industry
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Provinces, states, doing a good job protecting Great Lakes water from diversion Provinces, states, doing a good job protecting Great Lakes water from diversion
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Nunavut nixes uranium mine
The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) has rejected a plan by AREVA Resources Canada to build and operate a $2.1-billion uranium mine and processing plant near Baker Lake. The mine and mill, known as the Kiggavik project, would have been an...
5/15/2015 | Full Story

Environmental risks of LNG terminal not worth a billion dollars, says BC First Nation
If $1.15 billion aren’t enough to satisfy the Lax Kw'alaams First Nation, it’s likely that money isn’t the issue.
5/15/2015 | Full Story

Senate Unveils Bill to Immediately Kill Clean Power Plan, Set Strict Limits on New Rules
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Mégantic class action to proceed in Quebec
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Environmental assessment endorses nuclear burial plan
5/8/2015 | Full Story

Mégantic disaster prompts new railcar standard
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U.S. Seeks 'Robust and Transparent' Targets for Cutting Emissions in Paris Climate Deal
5/8/2015 | Full Story

Truce declared in BC-Alaska mining wars
5/8/2015 | Full Story

COLUMN: Women on corporate boards and sustainability
5/1/2015 | Full Story

Battery recyclers join forces
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Revised TSCA-Reform Bill Approved With Bipartisan Vote By Senate Committee
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Growth of 3D printing outpaces legislation
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Paramount Structures fined $58,000 after worker injures foot Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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St Marys Cement fined $75,000 after worker trapped in hopper injures leg Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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TSP Canada Towers fined $80,000 after new worker crushed Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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FNX Mining, supervisor fined total of $88,000 after workers burned Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Shell, CEDA fined total of $90,000 after two workers collapse at refinery 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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Yukon government bans fracking, maybe
The Yukon government appears to have declared a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in every way but one — the one that matters.
4/30/2015 | Full Story

Ont consults, again, on revised waste reduction legislation
Bill 91, the Ontario government’s long-awaited fix to the province’s waste diversion program, is back in the shop. The province is once again consulting with stakeholders, and a new Waste Reduction Act should make its public debut...
4/30/2015 | Full Story

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Paramount Structures fined $58,000 after worker injures foot Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Paramount Structures Ltd. in Bolton, Ontario was fined $58,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a falling concrete form injured a worker’s foot.
4/30/2015 | Full Story

St Marys Cement fined $75,000 after worker trapped in hopper injures leg Log In or Subscribe to View Article
St. Marys Cement in Toronto, Ontario was fined $75,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker trapped in a sand and gravel hopper injured his leg.
4/30/2015 | Full Story

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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

Ontario moving forward with anti-SLAPP legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On December 1, 2014, Ontario’s Attorney General Madeleine Meilleur re-introduced legislation to address strategic lawsuits against public participation, or SLAPPs. Ontario’s original anti-SLAPP legislation (Bill 83) was put forward...
3/31/2015 | Full Story

Injunction preserves NWT land and water boards
The creation of a “superboard” to manage land and water issues over a large swath of the Northwest Territories has been thwarted, at least for the moment, by an injunction granted by the Northwest Territories Supreme Court.
3/6/2015 | Full Story

Medical marihuana in the workplace Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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2/28/2015 | Full Story

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

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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

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

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