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Forestry company spills diesel during failed fuel transfer process on B.C. coast

As the result of a failed fuel transfer process, a forestry company has claimed responsibility for spilling some 4,500 litres of diesel fuel into...
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Alberta fuel supplier fined $1.25M for Battle River fish deaths

An Alberta-based fuel supplier has been fined $1.25 million after pleading guilty to a solvent spill that killed fish in a creek that flows...
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U.S. PFAS Bill passes House, but faces major hurdle in Senate

The House of Representatives passed the PFAS Action Act, to protect the environment and clean up areas affected by PFAS, but it must now pass the Senate.
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Trailer park and aerosol company face environmental fines

Northwest Territories-based Hay River Mobile Home Park Ltd. has pleaded guilty to a fuel truck spill that occurred in October 2016 on Hay River. The...
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Using eDNA technology to help plan primary resource industry projects

Environmental DNA (eDNA) detection has great potential in characterizing biodiversity over the life cycle of primary resource industry projects. The extreme sensitivity of eDNA technology is essential in gaining confidence that species are present or not present at sites.
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Nunavut-based mining company fined $50K for effluent violation

A Nunavut-based mining company has been fined $50,000 for depositing a harmful effluent into a creek at its gold mine 685 km northeast of...
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Gas vapour mitigation system used for site remediation project

A 123-acre brownfield site was selected for a casino development. Before construction could commence, developers needed to remediate heavily contaminated soil, which contained harmful gas vapours.
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Federal government unveils $2.2B northern mines remediation program

A new federal program will invest $2.2 billion over 15 years to remediate contamination in eight of the largest high-risk abandoned mine projects in...
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Quebec dry cleaner fined and ordered to study chemical management

The owner of a Quebec-based dry cleaning company has pled guilty and has been fined $77,000 for contravening a series of federal environmental laws...
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Marine transport firm fined $2.7M for 2016 British Columbia spill

A British Columbia court has fined Kirby Offshore Marine Operating LLC $2.7 million after the Texas-based company pled guilty to three charges in relation...

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