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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.

Growing by leaps and bounds: Poland’s environmental industry

Billions are being invested into transport, environment and energy in Poland. Yet, it still faces high ozone, nitrogen dioxide and particulate pollution.
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Study identifies significant benefits to Canadian biogas development

Biogas is a "good news" sustainability story for farmers, municipalities, food processors and for quality of life and the environment.

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