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Sunrise Propane, directors fined $5.3 million following propane explosion

Sunrise Propane Energy Group Inc., its directors and 1367229 Ontario Inc. were fined $5.3 million for discharging contaminants that caused adverse effects to Toronto...
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Road maintenance company fined $80,000 for waste violations

Carillion Canada has been fined for depositing barrels containing petroleum oil and weathered paint/protective coating in an unapproved site.
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Paper company fined $320,000 for Fisheries Act offences

Twin Rivers Paper Company Inc. was fined $320,000 on December 18, 2015 in New Brunswick Provincial court after pleading guilty to offences under the...
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Gender parity in the engineering boardroom

The Lassoed School of Engineering at York University looked at gender parity in the boardroom by hosting a fall forum with the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers

ES&E’s 2015 Readership Survey Results

This fall, we asked our readers a series of questions to learn more about our audience and the topics they value in ES&E Magazine...
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Mount Polley short-term discharge permit approved

After public consultation, British Columbia has approved Mount Polley Mining Corporation’s application for a short-term permit to treat and then discharge water outside of...
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Ontario permanently bans coal-fired electricity generation

Ontario passed legislation today to permanently ban coal-fired electricity generation in the province. This law is a first in North America.

Lake Erie algal bloom ‘most severe this century’

Initial analysis by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) indicates that the 2015 Lake Erie algal bloom was more severe than the record...
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CH2M names Peter Nicol new water president

Global engineering company CH2M named Peter Nicol as president of its water business on November 16.
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Aqua-Aerobic Systems and METAWATER to merge

Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc. and METAWATER Co., Ltd.,  formally announced to their employees and shareholders a merger agreement on October 28, 2015. The merger will...
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MOECC posts proposed greenhouse gas emissions reporting regulation to support future cap-and-trade program

Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) posted on the Environmental Registry, September 14, 2015, notice of proposed amendments to O. Reg....

Spill results in $375,000 penalty for Alberta company

Panther Industries (Alberta) Inc. pleaded guilty on July 28, 2015 in Alberta Provincial Court and was ordered to pay a total of $375,000 in...

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