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Ontario continues march towards streamlining EAs, introducing project list approach

Ontario leaders have begun to shift the province to a project list approach for environmental assessments as they kick off the spring sitting of...
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Nevada juries award $360M in bottled water liver damage lawsuits

Juries have awarded a combined $360 million in damages in relation to two lawsuits filed against Real Water brand drinking water, a Nevada-based company...
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Ontario’s Excess Soil Registry rates jump significantly despite attempt to ‘soften’ 

Higher Excess Soil Registry fees for users will be spread out over five years instead of three, following feedback from a consultation period, says...
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Private member’s bill to remove plastics ‘toxic’ listing earns support of chemistry industry

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) says it supports a new private member’s bill that wants to remove the classification of plastic manufactured...
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Nova Scotia’s Trenton fined $100K for raw sewage discharge into brook

The Nova Scotia Town of Trenton has been fined $100,000 for raw sewage deposits over a period of seven months into Lowden Brook, a...
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Hydro-Québec fined $127K for transmission line project infractions

Hydro-Québec has been fined for changes made during its 120-kilovolt transmission line project, after the utility developed work areas and paths, including embankments around...
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Moncton council insists on stronger measures to limit odours from biosolids facility 

After years of odour complaints about a biosolids composting facility in Moncton, New Brunswick, the city council is requesting that the facility either enclose...
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Ontario opens funding for water infrastructure work that aids housing growth

In an effort to unlock more housing opportunities and support the province’s growing population, Ontario has opened up its funding applications window for $200...
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Canada launches $1M Moon water purification challenge 

As the Canadian Space Agency invites innovators to compete in the development of technologies that could remove contaminants found in Moon water, Western University...
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Hamilton selects infinitii ai, AECOM for two years of CSO outfall monitoring

The City of Hamilton has selected infinitii ai inc.’s software for a two-year Combined Sewer Overflow Outfall Flow Monitoring program at 17 locations, with...
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ACEC-Ontario highlights contracts, procurement, diversity in pre-budget paper

In its pre-budget submission, the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies– Ontario (ACEC-Ontario) is calling on the provincial government to introduce standardized contracts to ensure...
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Newterra acquires Aeromix Systems aeration and mixing assets

Pennsylvania-based water and wastewater treatment system company, Newterra, has announced the acquisition of the aeration and mixing assets from Aeromix Systems Inc., a division...

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