Air Pollution

New ring jet scrubber can remove almost all flue gas particulates

No matter the facility, if a flue gas scrubbing technology is not aggressively removing particulates, it will not be compliant with existing regulations.

Nova Scotia receives feedback on proposed cap-and-trade program

The government of Nova Scotia said it has received feedback on its proposed cap-and-trade program to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The comments were in...

Biochar shows benefits as manure lagoon cover

Manure can be a useful fertilizer, returning valued nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium to the soil for plant growth. But manure has problems. Odour offensiveness,...

Sludge and fly ash from paper industry could be reused in plastics production

As part of the European Union's Reffibre project, Finland's VTT Technical Research Centre (VTT) examined whether new industrial applications could be developed for various...
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Quebec merchant fined for Canadian Environmental Protection Act violations

On September 14, 2016, René Jr. Major, a gas-powered equipment merchant, was ordered to pay fines and fees totalling more than $65,000 for violating...
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Sarnia Refinery and Chemical Plant fined $650,000 for Environmental Protection Act Violations

Imperial Oil Limited has pleaded guilty to one offence and was fined $650,000 for discharging a contaminant, coker stabilizer thermocracked gas, into the natural...
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Keeping industry competitive is a vital part in any carbon cap-and-trade program

While consensus regarding climate change and momentum to address it are building, jurisdictions have yet to coalesce around a common strategy or program.
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Wood mulch can help in climate change fight

Researchers discovered that using wood mulch in agriculture can cut nitrous oxide emissions up to 28%, helping in climate change fight.
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Auto body supply shop fined $25,000 for VOC violations

A Mississauga shop was ordered to pay $25,000, after pleading guilty to contravening VOC limits under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
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Cap-and-Trade regulation posted on Ontario Environmental Registry

Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change posted a regulatory proposal for a new cap-and-trade regulation on February 25, 2016.

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UBC students win WEF award for airport de-icing runoff treatment system

Four students from the University of British Columbia are winners of the Water Environment Federation’s 2019 Student Design Competition for their Vancouver International Airport...
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