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The Nova Scotia government recently announced that it is taking the first steps to determine what’s needed to remediate a former construction and demolition site in Harrietsfield, Halifax Regional Municipality. Nova Scotia Lands Inc. will commission a site assessment this summer to determine the extent of contamination, how long it will take to remediate and […]
The Canadian government recently issued a press release which states that it is undertaking actions to strengthen Canada’s approach to managing harmful substances and is committing to reform the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. The announcement is in response to a 2017 report issued by the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable […]
A new project taking place of the coastline of St. John’s Newfoundland aims to reshape marine oil spill response through real-time tracking and GIS technology. Integrated Informatics Inc., headquartered in Houston,Texas, recently received funding from the Newfoundland and Labrador Innovation Council to undertake a project that will aim to reshape the way in which asset […]
Four Norwegian companies have formed a new partnership to provide an oil spill response service
As reported by the CBC, the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) has identified up to six known contamination sites at a New Brunswick military base as it works to determine whether the cancer-causing defoliant Agent Orange was buried surreptitiously there decades ago. Agent Orange is an herbicide and defoliant chemical. It is widely known for its use by the U.S. […]
Hazmat University provides online hazmat training on hazardous materials training requirements for all modes of transportation.
As reported in the Terrace Standard, leaders in the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako in the interior of British Columbia have called for Canada’s railway operators to improve their response to incidents involving dangerous goods being carried by rail cars. The Directors of Regional District of Bulkley Nechako are considering a resolution that calls for the […]
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change is proposing regulatory changes to the management of excess soil in Ontario.
As reported by Laura Osman of the CBC, Councillors on Ottawa’s finance committee unanimously approved a $60-million grant to clean up contaminants to make way for a massive new development on Chaudière and Albert islands. Windmill Development Group applied for the grant for its mixed-use Zibi project. Windmill will clear the contaminated soil on the site, which has historically been used […]
- The National Brownfield Summit – A Brief RecapJuly 16, 2018 - 4:17 pm
- Snapshot of the Canadian Brownfields ProgramsJuly 16, 2018 - 4:02 pm
- Global Emergency Spill Response Market – Trends and ForecastJuly 16, 2018 - 3:44 pm
- Setting New Legal Standards And Timelines: Alberta’s Remediation RegulationJuly 16, 2018 - 3:36 pm
- New Partnership for Oil Spill ResponseJune 26, 2018 - 3:46 pm
- The Commodification of Phase I ESA’s and the Need for InnovationJune 25, 2018 - 4:56 pm