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Two Quebec companies fined for environmental violations

Following guilty pleas, two Quebec companies are facing fines for violations of federal environmental rules.  Seleine Mines, a division of K+S Windsor Salt Ltd., is...
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Environmental forensic tools help answer legal, groundwater contamination problems

Recent court decisions have interpreted regulatory liability for contaminated lands in ways that expand the liability of polluters and, in some instances, innocent owners of contaminated sites.
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Creating a closed-loop process to recycle 99% of lead batteries

East Penn and Terrapure have developed a closed-loop solution to recycle East Penn’s batteries. The two companies decided a “tolling” agreement was the best way to ensure a circular life cycle.
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B.C. town begins phase two of metal remediation for pond by former airport

The federal government has awarded phase two of British Columbia’s Reay Creek sediment remediation project to QM Environmental for $1.14 million, as officials work...
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East Penn Canada and Terrapure win environmental award for innovative lead battery recycling

Terrapure Environmental (Terrapure) and East Penn Canada announced that they received an Environment + Energy Leader Award for "Project of the Year" for their...
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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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Fashion and textile industries need greater focus on water pollution, report...

A new report warns that the apparel and textiles sector has a vital role to play in reducing water pollution, but less than half...
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