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MOTHER PARKERS: Coffee pod market explores recyclability Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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WDO pursues dispute resolution over Stewardship Ontario-CSSA agreement Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Saskatchewan groups rallying for national safe dig system to protect buried infrastructure Saskatchewan groups rallying for national safe dig system to protect buried infrastructure Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC reaches halfway point for priority clean-ups of contaminated sites BC reaches halfway point for priority clean-ups of contaminated sites Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NYC expands composting to 70,000 new households Log In or Subscribe to View Article
New York City is expanding the City’s curbside collection of organic materials to reach deeper into Queens and Brooklyn.
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Vermont issues e-waste RFP Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Vermont is looking for proposals from waste management and recycling firms to take on a two-year contract managing electronic waste in the northeastern US state.
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Newalta nominates two for Board of Directors Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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EduVolks hosts PMP training workshops across Canada Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Alberta's CP Rail contamination class action headed to trial Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Canada's remediation costs jump by $2B, says report Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC moving forward with LNG export projects after gaining First Nations support Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ontario's waste groups developing battery recycling standard Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Toronto wants cigarette companies to cover litter costs
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US EPA Consulted With Hundreds of Groups On Carbon Rule for Existing Power Plants Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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CSA certification reaches China Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Dialight launches SafeSite Integrated LED obstruction lighting system Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Golder appoints 66 Canadian principals, associates Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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US EPA to release GHG cap for existing power plants Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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RCO waste audit training at Toronto Brickworks Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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CALL FOR PAPERS: 2014 Canadian Waste-to-Resource Conference Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NETHERLANDS: Waste Management Trade Mission set for fall 2014 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Golder appoints 66 Canadian principals, associates Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BinPak starts national defence contract Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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VIDEOS: City of London builds waste video catalogue Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC introduces new Water Sustainability Act
British Columbia’s Water Act has stood for more than 100 years. Viewed through that lens, four years of consultation to come up with a replacement doesn’t seem so bad.
3/31/2014 | Full Story

Feds to mandate Railway Operating Certificate to improve rail safety
Federally-regulated railway companies and provincially-regulated railway companies that operate on federal tracks will soon face additional operational requirements under tightened safety measures found in the Safer Railways Act.
3/31/2014 | Full Story

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Worker fined $1,500 for not using fall protection Log In or Subscribe to View Article
A Toronto hoist worker, Christopher Schwaemmie, was fined $1,500, plus a 25% victim surcharge, for a violation of Ontario’s health and safety legislation.
3/31/2014 | Full Story

Starland Contracting Ltd, director fined total of $38,000 for h&s violations Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Starland Contracting Ltd. in Mississauga, Ontario was fined a total of $29,500 and its director, Murad Ebeid, a total of $8,500, for multiple violations of Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OH&S Act).
3/31/2014 | Full Story

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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

Quebec Bill 70 adopted Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Although Parliamentary review of Bill 70 was limited, certain aspects of the Bill were modified before it was passed. For instance, the formalities for obtaining a certificate of authorization under the Environment Quality Act may be...
12/23/2013 | Full Story

Quebec attempts again to amend Mining Act Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On Thursday, December 5, 2013, Martine Ouellet, the Quebec Minister of Natural Resources, tabled Bill 70, the Mining Amendment Act. Bill 70 is the fourth and latest installment in a long line of attempts to reform Quebec’s mining...
12/23/2013 | Full Story

Last directors standing: expanding scope of directors' and officers' environmental liability in Northstar Aerospace case Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In the recent case of Baker et al. v. Director, Ministry of the Environment, a number of former directors and officers of Northstar Aerospace, Inc. (Northstar) and its parent Northstar Aerospace (Canada) Inc. (Northstar Canada) found themselves...
11/30/2013 | Full Story

Establishing environmental damages: key case law principles Log In or Subscribe to View Article
How damages are assessed in the environmental law context has been a bit of a “moving target” over the last decade but there are a few key principles that emerge when one takes a closer look at the case law.
10/31/2013 | Full Story

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Case Studies

Toronto wants cigarette companies to cover litter costs
The City of Toronto is asking the Ontario government to consider making cigarette companies financially responsible for the age-old problem of cigarette butt street litter. 
4/11/2014 | Full Story

Toronto's Pearson Airport earns top spot for sustainability: Corporate Knights Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) has won the top honour for sustainability in the Corporate Knights’ Future 40 list for its efficient management of the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga.
4/4/2014 | Full Story

Canada water poll shows inaction on stormwater management Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Canadians agree that climate change is causing more extreme weather events, a new poll has found, but few are concerned or willing to take action, particularly for stormwater management.
3/28/2014 | Full Story

Blue Box arbitration goes public Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The public will be privy to the negotiation process for determining payment obligations to municipalities under Ontario’s 2014 Blue Box program, an arbitrator has ruled.
3/24/2014 | Full Story

US recycling rate drops 0.2% Log In or Subscribe to View Article
U.S. residents generated 251 million tonnes of trash in 2012, and recycled 87 million tonnes of it, a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states. 
3/10/2014 | Full Story

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