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 […]
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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 U.S. EPA recently issued a report that report highlights a select number of example National Priorities List (NPL) sites where EPA has used innovative and established technologies to restore groundwater for use as a source of drinking water. In these examples groundwater was successfully restored for drinking water use at 17 NPL sites and […]
The U.S. EPA recommends that communities have a Waste Management Plan (WMP) that addresses the management of waste generated by all hazards, particularly from homeland security incidents ranging from natural disasters and animal disease outbreaks to chemical spills and nuclear incidents to terrorist attacks involving conventional, chemical, radiological, or biological agents. This tool is intended […]
Article by Paula Lombardi, Siskinds LLP The case of Gendron v. Thompson Fuels, related to a home furnace oil tank that developed a leak in December 2008. The leak caused damage to the Gendron’s home and the surrounding environment, including nearby Sturgeon Lake. The City of Kawartha Lakes cleaned up the Lake. On July 17, 2017 the court released […]
by Van P. Hilderbrand, Jr. and Marian C. Hwang U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) Administrator Scott Pruitt has made it clear that one of his top priorities during his tenure is to expedite cleanups at contaminated sites across the country. To achieve this goal while facing potential budget cuts, he has made several significant decisions over […]
by Catherine Thompson, Waterloo Region Record As reported by Catherine Thompson in the Waterloo Region Record, It’ll cost about $8.6 million to rid the soil and groundwater of contaminants at the former Kitchener, Ontario Frame site. The huge industrial site at Homer Watson Boulevard and Bleams Road has been undergoing cleanup for the past three years. The soil and groundwater […]
The Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) recently posted notice on the Environmental Bill of Rights Environmental Registry of the regulatory changes to the management of excess soil (Excess Soil Management Regulatory Proposal, ERO# 013-2774).
by Dr. Harm Gross, Western Investor As reported by Dr. Harm Gross in the Western Investor, in British Columbia, the cost of contaminated site cleanup has grown steadily since the Contaminated Site Regulation became law on April 1, 1997. There are several reasons for this change, some of which are under the control of “persons responsible”, chiefly […]
- Court Upholds Decision That The Ministry May Order Current And Former Owners, And Tenants To Delineate Contamination That Has Migrated Off-SiteSeptember 23, 2018 - 9:13 pm
- Dangerous Goods Industry Survey Identifies Compliance ChallengesSeptember 23, 2018 - 8:52 pm
- Oil Spill Response Management Market – Industry Study & PredictionsSeptember 18, 2018 - 7:07 pm
- Environmental Consultant’s Disclaimer of Liability to Vendor effective against Third Party PurchaserAugust 28, 2018 - 7:21 pm
- Environmental Job Market Trends in Canada 2014-2017August 28, 2018 - 6:58 pm
- The National Brownfield Summit – A Brief RecapJuly 16, 2018 - 4:17 pm