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B.C.’s CRD releases biosolids plan that highlights thermal processing 

British Columbia’s Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved its final Long-term Biosolids Management Strategy for submission to the province, including a three-tiered approach...
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Audit warns of soaring cleanup costs for northern contaminated sites

By ES&E Staff  In Canada’s northernmost regions above the 60th parallel, where only 11% of federally contaminated sites are located, a recent audit reveals that...
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BASF settles with U.S. water systems for $316M over PFAS groundwater contamination

The chemical company BASF Corporation has agreed to a $316.5 million settlement with a nationwide class action of public water systems over the contamination...
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Colliers set to acquire Quebec engineering firm Englobe

Global diversified professional services and investment management company, Colliers, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Englobe Corporation, a prominent Canadian firm specializing in...
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Study shows CAC can be injected to prevent PFAS-contaminated groundwater from moving further

The modeled CAC barrier will treat 30 million litres of groundwater annually as it passes through the barrier, equating to approximately two billion litres of groundwater treated over the barrier’s 60-plus-year lifespan.

Buffer zone monitoring strategies to detect leachate in groundwater

Ideally, any contaminant plume that emerges from a landfill should be detected and controlled within its buffer zone.
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Provinces optimize digitization for brownfield reporting and regulatory transparency

The 2024 Cross-Country Brownfield Regulatory Check-In webinar, hosted by the Canadian Brownfields Network on May 2, showcased some of the latest IT developments making...
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CANECT 2024 marks another successful conference, including two all-new courses

Environmental professionals from all regions of Canada, as well as a number of U.S. attendees, gathered for three days of education, networking and environmental...
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Selenium cleanup costs exceed BC coal mine’s financial obligations, report warns

Just one week after the International Joint Commission announced an official investigation into ongoing selenium contamination from coal mining in British Columbia’s Elk River...
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Lawsuit claims Alberta Energy Regulator had duty to warn First Nation of tailings seepage

Northern Alberta’s Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) has filed a lawsuit against the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) that alleges negligence over a failure to...

North Bay hires Jacobs to start airport PFAS remediation in spring

The Ontario City of North Bay plans to begin PFAS environmental remediation efforts at its local airport in June, after local officials finalized an...
Excess Soil Regulation

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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