As reported by the Compliance Center, the December 13, 2017 edition of the Canada Gazette II contains the expected rewrite of Part 11 “Marine” requirements of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR). In addition, there are related changes in other parts, as well as some unrelated miscellaneous changes in other areas. Marine Amendment The […]
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As reported in the Windsor Star, it has taken almost seven years for a municipal brownfields development incentive program to take hold in the City of Windsor, immediately across the Detroit River from the City of Detroit. In the last several months, applications to the Brownfield Redevelopment Community Improvement (CIP) Plan have been steadily streaming in […]
As reported in the Maritime Executive, Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge is engaged in a debate with environmental groups over the operation of an underwater pipeline that runs beneath the Straits of Mackinac, the narrow waterway between upper and lower Michigan. Last month, Enbridge reached an agreement with Michigan state government that allows it to continue […]
As reported in the Buffalo Law Journal/Buffalo Business First, Gov. Andrew Cuomo designated four Brownfield Opportunity Areas in Buffalo last month, providing another tool for area stakeholders to have the areas developed. He designated areas in South Buffalo, the Buffalo Harbor, the Buffalo river corridor and the Tonawanda Street corridor. “These designations will equip Buffalo […]
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) granted leave to hear the appeal of Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Limited.1 The SCC will reconsider whether trustees and receivers in bankruptcy must remediate wells in priority to the claims of secured creditors.
By Dema Mamon, M.Sc.Pl, BES and John Nicholson, M.Sc., P.Eng. In Canada, getting approval to construct an oil pipeline has become increasingly difficult. Every oil pipeline incident that involves a leak and subsequent clean-up is widely covered in the media, providing fuel for pipeline opponents that call an end to the construction of new pipelines. […]
by Beveridge & Diamond PC No longer only a tool of public interest groups, an ever-expanding group of plaintiffs – including commercial plaintiffs – are using the citizen suit provision of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“RCRA”), 42 U.S.C. § 6972, to address alleged regulatory violations, seek cleanup of wastes alleged to be causing […]
The Leaching Environmental Assessment Framework (LEAF) is a leaching evaluation system, which consists of four leaching methods, data management tools, and scenario assessment approaches designed to work individually or to be integrated to provide a description of the release of inorganic constituents of potential concern (COPCs) for a wide range of solid materials.
Sixteen projects, representing municipalities from across Canada, were named as finalists for six main categories at the Brownie Awards sponsored by The Canadian Brownfields Network (CBN) and Actual Media Inc.
The U.S. Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) recently released its newest guidance document, Characterization and Remediation of Fractured Rock. The guidance addresses significant advances in skills, tools, and lessons-learned in understanding contaminant flow and transport in fractured rock environments. If the unique characteristics of fractured rock sites are understood, then modern tools and approaches can […]
- 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