Estimated 136,000 litres of drilling mud discharged
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About John Nicholson
Cleantech and environmental professional with over 25 years of experience in cleantech start-ups, environmental consulting, environmental law, and government.
John has been the editor of Hazmat Management Magazine (www.hazmatmag.com) since early 2016, having served as the business and technology columnist for the previous 12 years. Hazmat Management Magazine, founded in 1989, is one of the first environmental business trade publications in Canada and has a currently readership of over 12,000 environmental professionals in North America.
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Latest Report Available at Analytical Research Cognizance Global Emergency Spill Response Market provides pin-point analysis for changing competitive dynamics and a forward looking perspective on different factors driving or restraining industry growth.
As reported by jwnenergy.com, the first of 43 new spill response vessels being built to support the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion was launched recently in Prince Rupert, B.C. The 26-foot Sentinel 30 workboat and landing craft was built for Western Canada Marine Response Corp. (WCMRC). WCMRC is the Transport Canada-certified marine spill response organization for Canada’s […]
As reported in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, a husband and wife recently plead guilty to a U.S. federal charge and admitted improperly transporting 4,500 tons of hazardous waste and storing it in a warehouse near St. Louis, Missouri. The couple, both in their 60’s, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in St. Louis to a […]
The Government of Canada recently announced funding for projects under its Ocean Protection Plan. The financial contribution by the government is $7 million over 5 years for projects to help restore coastal habitats in Nova Scotia and the Arctic. Four organizations will receive together over $7 million over 5 years for projects to help restore coastal habitats […]
Consultants themselves are unknowingly conceding that they are selling a commodity service with a Phase I ESA.
As reported by Lesley Evans Ogden of the Canadian Press, researchers were in northwestern Ontario recently spilled diluted oil sands bitumen and crude oil into a lake to study how the ecosystem, from microbes to fish, responds. The pilot project, known as Freshwater Oil Spill Remediation Study, is being done at the International Institute for […]
The report, entitled “Medical Waste Management Market by Waste Type (Biomedical, Cytotoxic, Pharmaceutical, Genotoxic, Radioactive); by Treatment Technology (Thermal, Irradiative, Biological, Mechanical) – Forecast (2018-2023)”, provides useful insights and predictions on the medical waste management market.
Mosquito Grizzly Bear’s Head and Lean Man First Nation and band administrator, Arnold Moosomin, were recently sentenced in the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan for failing to comply with an environmental protection compliance order issued by Enforcement Officers from Environment Canada and Climate Change (the Canadian equivalent of the U.S. EPA). Mosquito First Nation is an […]
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) recently issued an Emergency Director’s Order to Ontario Graphite Ltd. (OGL) related to its mining site in Butt Township, Kearney, Ontario. An Emergency Director’s Order is issued when the MOECC is of the opinion that inaction of a situation can result in one or more […]
- 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