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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.

Building a better framework for Environmental Approvals in Ontario

The Modernization of Approvals Branch of the MOECC is leading the implementation of a modernized approach to environmental approvals.
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Ontario permanently bans coal-fired electricity generation

Ontario passed legislation today to permanently ban coal-fired electricity generation in the province. This law is a first in North America.
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MOECC posts proposed greenhouse gas emissions reporting regulation to support future cap-and-trade program

Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) posted on the Environmental Registry, September 14, 2015, notice of proposed amendments to O. Reg....
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Ontario Society of Professional Engineers support cap-and-trade program

A new report says Ontario's proposed cap-and-trade program can reduce emissions while accelerating low-carbon investment, innovation and job creation.
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How accurate are greenhouse gas emission estimates for the wastewater and sour gas sectors?

Canadian regulatory jurisdictions and international institutions have guidelines on calculating reportable emissions of greenhouse gases. Yet are they accurate?
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Cap-and-Trade comes to Quebec

Quebec will hold its first sale of carbon allowances on Sep. 22, 2015. Firms will have the opportunity to buy units to meet the cap-and-trade deadline.
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New odour control system allows yeast plant to re-open

The plant's wastewater treatment basin was the major odour source, releasing aerosolized sodium selenite, a robust and smelly inorganic compound.

Past, present and future of the environmental service industry

The environmental service industry has changed tremendously. It is no longer a service that is exclusively offered by consulting engineers.

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10 tips to manage environmental risk during uncertain times

During the current COVID-19 pandemic there are many competing priorities, including environmental legal obligations that remain in force. At the same time, the pandemic will create new challenges in fulfilling these duties.
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