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COLUMN: Monitoring and measurement of environmental releases COLUMN: Monitoring and measurement of environmental releases
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Money to burn: waste energy may be a wasted opportunity for industry Money to burn: waste energy may be a wasted opportunity for industry
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McCarthy Defends Viability of Carbon Capture Technologies Before House Energy Panels  McCarthy Defends Viability of Carbon Capture Technologies Before House Energy Panels
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Arctic shipping may compromise northern air quality
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Consultations say 'no', feds say 'yes' to proposed aquaculture regs
Susanna Fuller, marine conservation coordinator with Ecology Action Centre in Halifax, asks what is the point of consultations?
2/20/2015 | Full Story

Breaking up: It's not always hard to do
The City of Ottawa’s cautious courtship of new technology in waste management may have paid off, though not as many had hoped.
2/20/2015 | Full Story

Amid Surge in Seismic Activity, States Join Effort on Regulating Saltwater Disposal Wells
2/20/2015 | Full Story

Randle Reef rehab set to begin
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Alaska tribes want answers on mine approval process in BC
2/13/2015 | Full Story

Ontario moving forward with carbon pricing
2/13/2015 | Full Story

EPA's Power Plant Rule Defies Will of Congress, Senate Republicans Say
2/13/2015 | Full Story

Canada dodges 'dirty oil' bullet
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Environment another reason to veto Keystone Bill
2/6/2015 | Full Story

Mount Polley a 'loaded gun'
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White House Expected to Decide Against Allowing Keystone Pipeline, Hoeven Says
2/6/2015 | Full Story

CEC stopped from investigating
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SGS Canada Inc fined $55,000 after part of worker's finger amputated Log In or Subscribe to View Article
1/31/2015 | Full Story

Feenstra's Equipment Ltd fined $70,000 after flying wheel assembly strikes worker in head Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Future Mobility Healthcare Inc fined $150,000 after worker pinned against side of trailer Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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New Mex Canada Inc fined $250,000, two directors jailed for worker's death Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Hydro One Networks Inc fined $325,000 after worker crushed by voltage regulator 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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Over to you, Prime Minister Stephen Harper
“I have been very clear in terms of regulating the oil and gas sector. It is something we would like to do but that we must do on an integrated basis in a continental economy. Frankly, under the current circumstances of the oil and gas...
1/31/2015 | Full Story

Effective date for changes to Sask's MMRP not yet set
Small businesses and newspaper publishers will catch a break under Saskatchewan’s new Multi-Material Recycling Program (MMRP), which officially launched January 1, 2015. Under MMRP, businesses and organizations that distribute packaged...
1/31/2015 | Full Story

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Consultations say 'no', feds say 'yes' to proposed aquaculture regs
Susanna Fuller, marine conservation coordinator with Ecology Action Centre in Halifax, asks what is the point of consultations?
2/20/2015 | Full Story

SGS Canada Inc fined $55,000 after part of worker's finger amputated Log In or Subscribe to View Article
SGS Canada Inc. in Lakefield, Ontario was fined $55,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker lost part of a finger in a machine.
1/31/2015 | 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

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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