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Forest Ethics third time lucky? Forest Ethics third time lucky?
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BLM Has Begun Work on State Variances From Requirements of Federal Fracking Rule
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Ring of Fire: Cliffs out, Noront in
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Despite new measures, critics say Athabasca River still at risk
The Alberta government says two new framework documents will further protect the Athabasca River from the impact of oil sands development, but several environmental advocacy groups say they will do the exact opposite.
3/20/2015 | Full Story

Oil and gas sector unlikely to risk its 'social licence to operate'
Canada’s oil and gas sector may have been knocked on its heels by a world price hovering near US$40 per barrel, but that hasn’t led companies to turn their back on the commitments they’ve made to the communities in which they...
3/20/2015 | Full Story

$2.57 Million Elementis Penalty Reversed In Decision on Hexavalent Chromium Study
3/20/2015 | Full Story

StatsCan figures show trade in environmental goods & services trails the economy
3/20/2015 | Full Story

Government failing to fuel Ring of Fire, says Ontario Chamber of Commerce
3/13/2015 | Full Story

New used oil recycling program for PEI
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Group to advise Ont on climate change
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EPA Head Unbowed on Plans to Finalize Power Plant Carbon Rules This Summer
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Resource development requires First Nations partnerships, says report
3/6/2015 | Full Story

BC mayors say, Kinder Morgan says
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Proposed Revisions to Crane Operator Rule End Capacity Testing, Redefine Qualification
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Injunction preserves NWT land and water boards
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Marmora Freezing Corporation fined $150,000 after night shift worker run over Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Signature Events Rental Shoppe fined $100,000 after young worker electrocuted, others injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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General Motors of Canada fined $160,000 after worker severely injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Massilly North America Inc fined $170,000 after worker dies from head injuries Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Parmalat Canada Inc fined $290,000 after worker killed 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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Minimum insurance levels for freight rail companies
Federally-regulated rail companies will have to carry a minimum level of liability insurance, as much as $1 billion for the biggest railroads, and shippers of crude oil will have to pay into a liability fund to cover accident costs that surpass...
2/28/2015 | Full Story

Ontario taking steps to fight 'the defining issue of our time'
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has issued a discussion paper for broad public comment as part of its development of a climate change strategy to fight what it calls “the defining issue of our time.”
2/28/2015 | Full Story

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Convictions

$2.57 Million Elementis Penalty Reversed In Decision on Hexavalent Chromium Study
A $2.57 million fine against Elementis Chromium Inc. has been reversed by a final order by the Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Appeals Board. Read more.
3/20/2015 | Full Story

Marmora Freezing Corporation fined $150,000 after night shift worker run over Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Marmora Freezing Corporation in Toronto was fined $150,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a night shift worker was struck by a car and then by a reversing tractor-trailer.
2/28/2015 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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

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

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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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