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MMBC launches final recycling ad campaign in BC Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Celebrate Earth Day with PBS eco-documentary 'A Fierce Green Fire' Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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REPORT: Ontario's municipal EA process delaying infrastructure upgrades REPORT: Ontario's municipal EA process delaying infrastructure upgrades Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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PCB dumping plagues Carolinas Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Saskatchewan's Grain Bag Recycling Pilot Project extended Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Saskatchewan’s Grain Bag Recycling Pilot Project has been given an extension into 2014.
4/22/2014 | Full Story

MMBC recycling debate highlighted at upcoming CWMA event Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The Coast Waste Management Association is hosting a workshop and networking event on April 25, 2014, where people can discuss the upcoming recycling changes courtesy of Multi Material BC (MMBC).
4/22/2014 | Full Story

Recovered plastics manufacturer IntegriCo moves to new headquarters Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Emterra nearing $200,000 mark for cancer donations Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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PPEC takes on the perpetuation of packaging myths Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC LNG exports boosted by recent stretch of licence approvals Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Quebec firm's carbon conversion tech reaches final in CCEMC challenge Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC rescinds new EA reg, apologizes to First Nations for snub Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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World needs to divert spending from fossil fuels to renewables, says latest climate change report Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ontario celebrates two-billionth Beer Store deposit-return, touts Bill 91 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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D.C. Circuit Upholds Key EPA Air Rule Setting Mercury Standards for Power Plants Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NEWALTA: New board members, strategic review of industrial division Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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New Jersey proposes record dredging of contaminated Passaic River Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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California water utility fined $390,000 for improper arsenic disposal Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Explosives and Blasting Technique conference accepting abstracts Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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CERCA strengthens emergency response network across Canada 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
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Vermont issues e-waste RFP Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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MOTHER PARKERS: Coffee pod market explores recyclability Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Newalta nominates two for Board of Directors 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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Celebrate Earth Day with PBS eco-documentary 'A Fierce Green Fire' Log In or Subscribe to View Article
PBS will premiere "A Fierce Green Fire" on April 22 at 9 p.m. EST.
4/22/2014 | Full Story

REPORT: Ontario's municipal EA process delaying infrastructure upgrades Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process is taking longer and costing more money than ever, says an Ontario construction alliance, which warns that delays are leaving aging infrastructure needs unmet.
4/17/2014 | Full Story

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

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