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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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Canada clamps down further on methane venting in oil and gas sector

*The following regulatory news article is intended to be an overview of the report, legislation or proposal, and not a replacement for the actual...
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Federal audit warns flawed plan won’t meet 2030 GHG reduction target

The Office of the Auditor General of Canada is warning that delays affecting key emissions reduction measures may result in the country failing to...
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Researchers find rare metals linked to aerospace industry building up in stratosphere

Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have used new mission data to show that the stratosphere is being polluted by metals...
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U.S. oil company buys B.C.-based direct air capture firm Carbon Engineering for $1.5B

A major U.S. petroleum company has bought British Columbia-based direct air capture technology company Carbon Engineering for $1.5 billion (CDN). Acquired through Occidental subsidiary, 1PointFive,...
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The use of artificial intelligence in air quality monitoring

The need for artificial intelligence is being driven by the need to cost-effectively gather large amounts of air quality data for a variety of purposes.
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Health Canada says impact of air pollution costs more than $100B annually

A new report from Health Canada details the health and financial consequences of exposure to ambient air pollution across Canada. After analyzing outdoor air pollution...
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BC sets new controls for oil and gas sector to cut emissions, fast-track clean...

British Columbia has debuted its new Energy Action Framework as an attempt to ensure new oil and gas sector projects fit within the province’s...
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Laval releases ambitious $276M climate plan to cut GHGs by 33%

Laval, Quebec’s third largest city, has released a new climate plan that proposes nearly 400 municipal actions to reduce greenhouse gases — from increasing...
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Health Canada issues guidance on improving office building air quality

*The following regulatory news article is intended to be a preview of the legislation and not a replacement for the actual guidance from the...

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