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Hidden Danger in Water Confronts California Wildfire Survivors Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Source: www.ecolog.com Daily News
California’s 2018 Camp Fire was the deadliest blaze in state history. The fast-moving inferno burned 153,000 acres in Butte County, destroyed nearly 19,000 buildings, and caused the deaths of 86 people. Read more.
9/6/2019 | Full Story

Feds set aside $2.2 billion for northern mine cleanup Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Canadian taxpayers will fork out $2.2 billion over 15 years to remediate eight mines in the Yukon and the Northwest Territories (NWT) that became Ottawa’s responsibility when their owners went bankrupt.
8/23/2019 | Full Story

Advocates Push EPA to Ban Chemical Used by Oil Refineries Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Oil refineries’ use of a chemical that helps them turn petroleum into many other chemicals must be banned, advocates told the EPA in a recent rulemaking petition. Read more.
8/23/2019 | Full Story

Construction Worker Silica Risks Are Focus of OSHA Request Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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If you have a better way to protect construction workers from toxic, breathable silica dust, OSHA wants to hear from you. Read more.
8/16/2019 | Full Story

Largest Sources of Cancer-Causing Ethylene Oxide Go Unnoticed Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Chemical plants in Louisiana and Texas release far more of the cancer-causing ethylene oxide gas than the Sterigenics medical sterilizer plant in Illinois, which snagged national headlines this year and was shut down by state regulators. Read...
8/9/2019 | Full Story

New EPA Lead Standards to Give Utilities Wide Latitude Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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A forthcoming EPA overhaul of standards for lead in drinking water will essentially ban partial lead pipe replacement, in which part of a lead pipe is removed but another part is allowed to remain, Bloomberg Environment has learned. Read more.
8/2/2019 | Full Story

COMPANIES in the news... Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Kirby Offshore Marine Operating LLC in Bella Bella, British Columbia (B.C.) was fined $2.7 million after pleading guilty to depositing a deleterious substance into water frequented by fish, contrary to the federal Fisheries Act. Kirby Offshore...
7/29/2019 | Full Story

CANADA - environment legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act. Subsection 16(5) is replaced. In force July 30, 2019.
7/29/2019 | Full Story

Ottawa proposing to integrate WHMIS under its Chemicals Management Plan Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Under the auspices of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, the federal Chemicals Management Plan assesses chemicals used in Canada to protect Canadians from chemicals found to be harmful to human health or the environment.
7/29/2019 | Full Story

New federal strategy targets mercury-containing lamps Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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The federal government intends to amend the Products Containing Mercury Regulations (SOR/2014-254) to prohibit the manufacture or import of various categories of mercury-containing lamps. The prohibitions are part of a new National Strategy for...
7/26/2019 | Full Story

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