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U.S. firm Parsons wins bid to complete Giant Mine clean up in NWT

U.S.-based engineering services firm, Parsons Inc., has won the latest remediation contract surrounding the cleanup of arsenic trioxide waste at Yellowknife’s Giant Mine in...

Radiation protection for the remediation of historic low-level radioactive waste

The Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI) is the Government of Canada’s response to the community-recommended solutions for the remediation and safe, long-term management of historic low-level radioactive waste in the municipalities of Port Hope and Clarington, Ontario.

Sears leaves Calgary mall and questions amid unfinished remediation

Shortly after Alberta Environment officials announced in December 2017 that remediation efforts are still needed at a former Sears Canada property in Calgary, the...
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Ontario food manufacturer fined for offences relating to discharging process water

On January 17, 2018, Sun-Brite Foods Inc. was convicted of two offences under the Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA), and one offence under the...
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Brownfield applications rolling in for Windsor, Ontario, as land prices spike

Freezing taxes for a decade, paying for feasibility and environmental studies, and chipping in for soil and groundwater testing were a few of the...

Canada’s new $80M oil spill protection investment relies on ocean modelling, joint research

A key plank of a new federal government initiative to protect Canada’s oceans from oil spills involves a $45.5-million program to “leverage collaboration among...
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Aerospace company fined for failing to notify ministry of oil spill

Aerospace company, Vac Aero International Inc. has been fined for failing to notify the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) of a spill...

Ottawa firm dredging paint contamination out of Victoria Middle Harbour

Ottawa-based Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. has won a $5.3-million contract to remediate 70 years of paint factory contamination at Victoria Middle Harbour in British...

Reviewing Canada’s cumulative effects assessment guidelines for the metal mining sector

This article examines the regulatory framework for cumulative effects assessment in Canada, particularly as it relates to the metal mining sector.

B.C. announces new spill response regulations

British Columbia unveiled new regulations that require transporters of liquid petroleum products to have provincial plans in place to manage a spill. The regulations...

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Toronto hosts a successful 23rd annual Aboriginal Water & Wastewater Association of Ontario’s Conference and Tradeshow. Held February 27 – March 1, 2018, in downtown...