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Effectively ensuring safety in biogas facilities

While hazardous gases should be treated seriously, they are not the only safety hazard to consider in biogas facilities.
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Cruise lines and ports using shore-side electricity to cut emissions

The shipping industry, including cruise lines, is adopting various strategies to achieve net zero “by or around” 2050, including new fuels, air scrubbers and shore-side electricity systems. According to some estimates, the industry can lower CO2 and other pollution emissions up to 98% by shutting down all on-board power generation from diesel engines and connecting to shore power supplied by the local utility.
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Ontario orders styrene plant to reduce benzene emissions, suspends ECA   

Ontario has suspended the environmental compliance approval for INEOS Styrolution, a plastics chemical company located near the Aamjiwnaang First Nation band office in Sarnia,...
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CANECT 2024 marks another successful conference, including two all-new courses

Environmental professionals from all regions of Canada, as well as a number of U.S. attendees, gathered for three days of education, networking and environmental...
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Consulting engineers need to learn how to help clients navigate the current climate crisis

Engineers hold the potential to shape a sustainable future through their decisions and influence.
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Spring marks crucial test for NB biosolids composting facility

A third-party audit of the composting facility’s system in summer 2023 revealed that ongoing modifications may have eventually compromised aspects of the GORE system.
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Toronto’s new wastewater energy project could be first of many as partners share experience

Property owners and energy developers in Toronto can use an existing online map to determine whether a sewer is in the vicinity of their site for a wastewater energy project.
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TMU aims to learn more about GHG emissions from WWTPs, sewer networks

Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) has received a $1.4-million research grant to advance the understanding of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from wastewater treatment plants, sewer...
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Canada furthers plan to cut VOCs at oil and gas facilities

Equipment-based requirements to lower volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from a variety of oil and gas facilities are now in a 60-day consultation period from...
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Burnaby refinery malfunction leads to flurry of odour complaints

A malfunction with a fluid catalytic cracker unit at an oil refinery in Burnaby, British Columbia, during the early morning of January 21, led...
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Niagara Falls landfill must start gas control system to cut emissions

A landfill in Niagara Falls, New York, has agreed to introduce a gas collection and control system to reduce the amount of compounds and...
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NB issues report of warning signs prior to major scrapyard fire

New Brunswick officials have released a task force report of warning signs and environmental impacts surrounding the massive industrial scrapyard fire that occurred next...

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