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Ten consulting engineering projects honoured by ACEC-Ontario

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Ontario (ACEC-Ontario) hosted its annual Ontario Engineering Project Awards (OEPA) on May 9 in Toronto. ACEC-Ontario Executive Director...
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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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Nfld. court fines former Husky Oil Operations $2.5M over record 2018 oil spill

Husky Oil Operations Limited has been ordered to pay $2.5 million after the company pleaded guilty to a 2018 crude oil release that occurred...
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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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Canada’s largest spill-response vessel finds new home in BC’s Beecher Bay

The K.J. Gardner, Canada’s largest quick-response flagship offshore supply vessel equipped for pollution cleanup, emergency towage and support duties, has a new home base...
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Selenium cleanup costs exceed BC coal mine’s financial obligations, report warns

Just one week after the International Joint Commission announced an official investigation into ongoing selenium contamination from coal mining in British Columbia’s Elk River...
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UWaterloo researchers trap nanoplastics in activated carbon

Using a process called thermal decomposition, University of Waterloo researchers say they have converted epoxy into activated carbon to effectively remove 94% of nanoplastics...
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Texas farmers launch PFAS lawsuit against biosolids company

A group of Texas farmers is suing a Maryland-based company, which also produces biosolids in Canada, over claims their farms were damaged by a...
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EA for Northern Pulp effluent treatment facility given one-year extension

Northern Pulp, the Nova Scotia paper mill that closed its doors in 2020 after the province rejected plans for a new effluent treatment facility,...
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BC must update plans for hazardous spill response, audit warns

British Columbia is not currently managing hazardous spills as effectively as it could be, warns a new report from the Office of the Auditor...
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Lawsuit claims Alberta Energy Regulator had duty to warn First Nation of tailings seepage

Northern Alberta’s Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) has filed a lawsuit against the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) that alleges negligence over a failure to...
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North Bay hires Jacobs to start airport PFAS remediation in spring

The Ontario City of North Bay plans to begin PFAS environmental remediation efforts at its local airport in June, after local officials finalized an...

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Alberta communities continue to develop plans for water conservation

Several cities in Alberta are currently working on water security and conservation plans as parts of the province, particularly in the south, continue to...