$1.3 billion cleanup of radioactive contamination in Port Hope, Ontario finally underway after decades of massive planning
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Environment Canada and Climate Change (ECCC) recently laid a number of charges against Husky Energy Inc. and Husky Oil Operations Limited relating to the blended heavy crude-oil spill, in July 2016, which impacted the North Saskatchewan River, near Maidstone, Saskatchewan. The Government of Saskatchewan also filed a charge under the Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2010. These […]
Alleged safety violations by Irving company were found during probe triggered by Lac-Mégantic investigation
A new ASTM International standard helps with pressure testing certain containers that are used to transport hazardous materials.
International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Maritime Organization (IMO), Tile 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR), & Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Documentation No one wants to talk about their weight. Ever. In the world of transport though, you have no choice. You are required to list on your transport paperwork some sort of weight, […]
by Stan Berger, Fogler Rubinoff On March 22, 2018 the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in MVL Leasing Ltd. v CCI Group Inc. 2018 ONSC 1800 granted Rule 21 motions striking third party claims brought by an environmental consultant who was being sued by a purchaser of property for professional negligence and breach of contract. […]
Plaintiffs with property damage claims under the Massachusetts cleanup law have more time to bring their claim than might be expected under the three-year statute of limitations according to a recent ruling by the top Massachusetts court.
The U.S. Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Project Notification indicating its plans to begin preliminary research to evaluate the EPA’s implementation and enforcement of the Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP Rule).
Industry performance reflects favorable economic conditions, but future growth is jeopardized by retrograde environmental policy
This study, published in Science of the Total Environment (Vogel et al. 2018, vol. 628-629, 1027-1036) illustrates how microbes and nanomaterials can work in combination for targeted remediation.
- Innovative Technology to streamlines brownfield industry projectsMarch 6, 2018 - 5:42 pm
- Recent Trends in the Selection of Remedies at Superfund SitesMarch 6, 2018 - 2:00 pm
- Key Developments in Environmental Law in Canada from 2017February 6, 2018 - 9:53 am
- Char Technologies Ltd. Announces Acquisition of the Altech GroupJanuary 10, 2018 - 2:52 pm
- Ontario Environment Industry Day – December 12th 2017November 29, 2017 - 3:13 pm
- No Canadian Federal funds for Clean-up of Abandoned Oil WellsJanuary 14, 2017 - 2:14 pm