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Terrapure wins environmental award for used oil recycling program

Terrapure Environmental received an Environmental Leader Award for Product of the Year for its circular-economy approach to managing used lubricating oil. Terrapure collects used oil...

Road salt pollutes drinking water wells in suburban New York state

Road salt applied during the winter lingers in the environment, where it can pollute drinking water supplies. In a recent study in the Journal...

National wastewater report calls for renewed focus on emerging contaminants

By David Nesseth While Canada has often held to a scattered approach that aims to merely meet minimum standards for wastewater treatment, a new report...

Small Quebec town fined $100K for PCB violation

The small northwestern Quebec Town of Amos has been fined $100,000 and entered into the federal Environmental Offenders Registry after town officials pleaded guilty...
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New proposed regulations on excess soil management

On April 16, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) posted brand new proposed regulations to address the management of excess soils...
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Penticton explores modern options for wastewater solids

Penticton’s public works manager is recommending that the British Columbia city spend $125,000 to have a consultant recommend an array of modern options for...

Timmins approves $2.2M upgrade for northern Ontario wastewater treatment plant

The northern Ontario City of Timmins has awarded a $2.2-million primary clarifier upgrade to Pro Pipe Construction Ltd. for its Mattagami Wastewater Pollution Control...
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Phase 2 underway for massive Randle Reef remediation

At Randle Reef in Ontario’s Hamilton Harbour, one of the most contaminated underwater sites on the Canadian side of the Great Lakes, construction of...

Latest spill shows North still struggling to prevent and control oil events

The Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC), based in Nunavut, says a faulty automated valve and loose plug were the likely culprits in a March diesel...

Biotech pioneers win 2018 Stockholm Water Prize

Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht were named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for their research and innovations in revolutionizing water and...

Port Hope’s $1.28B radioactive waste removal underway in Ontario

Beginning in April 2018, and continuing through the summer, the first loads of an estimated 1.2 million cubic metres of historic low-level radioactive waste...

Wastewater upgrades and straight pipe removal boost outlook for LaHave River

Nova Scotia’s LaHave River runs in between two small municipalities, Bridgewater and Lunenburg. New projects are now underway to improve and maintain the health...

Real-time monitoring could reduce First Nations water advisories by one third, study finds

Researchers at the University of Guelph have found that the majority of drinking water advisories in First Nations communities across Canada are precautionary, and...
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Why different light sources are needed for process turbidimeters

This article is excerpted from a whitepaper recently produced by Tintometer about the performances of its PTV Series of process turbidimeters, which use three...
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Canadian Brownfields Network conducting a survey of the brownfield landscape

The Canadian Brownfields Network (CBN) is launching several initiatives to revisit and update the 15 year old National Round Table on the Environment and...

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