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Nova Scotia grants controversial year-long pilot for Lafarge to burn tires...

Nova Scotia’s Environment Department has greenlighted a controversial one-year pilot project at a Lafarge Canada Inc. cement plant in Brookfield, N.S., to burn tires...

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New Brunswick paper company facing record fine for river discharges

Irving Pulp and Paper Ltd. of Saint John, New Brunswick, has agreed to pay $3.5 million in penalties as part of an agreed statement...
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Quebec’s Hull Water Treatment Plant preps for boil water advisory ahead of upgrades

Continuing modernization upgrades at the Hull Water Treatment Plant in Quebec means at least a five-day boil water advisory for about 70,000 residents, which...
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PEI water tech firm to install wastewater sensors across Canada

Prince Edward Island company Island Water Technologies has secured a $470,000 federal government contract to install nine bio-electrode wastewater sensors that will monitor wastewater...

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Northern Ontario’s Vale completes $1B atmospheric emissions reduction project

Following six years of construction efforts, Vale Canada Ltd.’s $1 billion Atmospheric Emissions Reduction (AER) Project has reached completion in Sudbury, Ontario. For the mining...
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New video series highlights issue of excess soil from construction projects

Two Ontario construction and watermain groups launched a new video series as part of a campaign to have excess soil treated not as waste, but as a resource.
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U.S. water CEOs talk water reuse progress at annual WateReuse symposium

Top water CEOs spoke about incredible growth opportunities in the water reuse sector, during a roundtable discussion at the Annual WateReuse Symposium.
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Surfactant technology enhances remediation at contaminated grain elevator site

By Eric Dulle and George “Bud” Ivey Grain elevators are an enduring symbol of agricultural tradition. Unfortunately, they present environmental problems, due to a legacy...
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Transport Canada awards $17M for final remediation of former paint company site in BC

Transport Canada has awarded a $17.6-million contract to a joint venture through QM/JJM Contracting to remove contaminants from the ecosystem around Laurel Point Park...
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New Ontario ECO report questions provincial cuts to GHG reduction programs

As Ontario’s new government begins cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction programs such as cap and trade, and Drive Clean, the province’s Environmental Commissioner is...
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Ontario orders sewage warning signs for drains in Chatham-Kent

The Ontario municipality of Chatham-Kent, near the U.S. Detroit border, is working on signs in public places to warn people of potential sewage contamination...
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Biosolids digester replacement project delivers savings and helps sustainability

The process hydrolyses dewatered biosolids, using low-temperature steam, high-speed shearing and alkali, in an enclosed, low-pressure reactor.
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Wastewater biogas power system relies on thermal mass flow meters for optimal performance

Measuring digester biogas flow accurately over variable flow rates is critical to the success of wastewater biofuel co-gen energy production.
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Alberta landfill operators face environmental charges

The Alberta government has laid charges against the Town of Whitecourt and Woodlands County, which operate the the Whitecourt Regional Solid Waste Management Authority,...
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Infrastructure announcements for northern Canadian communities

The Government of Canada recently made a number of infrastructure announcements under the Small Communities Fund, for northern Canadian communities. Northwest Territories The community of Behchokǫ̀...
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Canada’s largest nutrient recovery facility opens in Edmonton

EPCOR, a utility company, in partnership with Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies, has officially unveiled a nutrient recovery facility in Edmonton that is the largest...

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