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CSA Group opens new HazMat lab in Edmonton

CSA Group says the new facility will also offer testing for windows and doors CSA Group has opened a new testing and certification laboratory in Edmonton, Alta. The new facility specializes in testing and certification for hazardous locations, such as equipment used in oil, gas, mining, marine and fertilizer production. The expansion doubles the testing […]

U.S. chemical safety bill passes committee vote

If the bill passes a full Senate vote, it would mark the first substantial update to the Toxic Substances Control Act since the law was adopted in 1976. Safety standards for thousands of unregulated chemicals could be on the way, following a bipartisan bill’s approval at the committee level Tuesday. If the bill passes a […]

EPA eyes Superfund removal of New Jersey landfill site

Contaminants originally found in the 10-acre site’s surface soil included sediments like fly ash and fine particles of ash from a solid fuel caused by waste gases from manufacturing After a decade on the U.S. Superfund list, the EPA says it’s time to remove the Crown Vantage Landfill Site in Alexandria Township, N.J., once an […]

Ont. concrete company gets fine plus creative sentencing

Rainbow Concrete has agreed to offer stream and bank remediation around the Junction Creek area, as well as implement a training program for its staff Ontario-based Rainbow Concrete Industries Ltd. has been fined $40,000 for discharging wastewater from ready-mix cement trucks into a wetland near a creek, but in the spirit of creative sentencing the Sudbury […]

Euro car recycling scam

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Saving the pigs (and making the connections)

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OWMA’s excellent product stewardship ideas

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Ontario seeking to double HazMat waste fees

Ontario is accepting comments on the HWIN proposal until Sept. 19 under EBR Registry number 012-3915 To achieve full program cost recovery, Ontario is proposing to raise fees for its Hazardous Waste Information Network (HWIN), where fees have been frozen since their inception in 2002. The Ministry of Environment & Climate Change posted the proposal […]

Now You’re Cooking: First responders defend against ‘Kitchen Menace’

This handheld device for chemical detection and identification is a downrange tool for situational understanding. It expands the survey mission with a focused objective, sniffing out priority chemical warfare agents, toxic industrial materials, and precursors.   As of June, there were 100 million registered chemicals in the American Chemical Society database. Some are naturally occurring, […]