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Researchers discover hazardous waste-eating bacteria

Researchers at the University of Manchester have discovered microbes that can survive underground in harsh radioactive waste disposal sites, feeding on the hazardous waste. 
Sep 11, 2014


WSP Global to buy Parsons Brinckerhoff firm in $1.24 billion deal

Montreal’s WSP Global Inc. is buying Balfour Beatty Plc's US professional services division in New York City, Parsons Brinckerhoff, for an enterprise value of about $1.24 billion, to boost its transportation segment.
Sep 11, 2014


Ontario beekeepers eye class action against neonic makers


Sep 4, 2014


Nova Scotia to float frack ban in fall


Sep 4, 2014


Washington metal firm to install 'water blast' system to cut HazMat output

A Washington-based metal casting facility has agreed to pay $230,000 to install a production process “water blast” system expected to remove elements of the facility’s hazardous waste generation by up to 40 per cent.
Aug 28, 2014


LAC-MEGANTIC: Botched engine repair triggered fatal chain reaction

The long-awaited Lac-Megantic Railway Investigation Report from Canada’s Transportation Safety Board reveals that an engine repair made nine months before the deadly July 2013 derailment likely contributed to a fire from the build-up and...
Aug 21, 2014


WHMIS on the way out as GHS regs released for feedback


Aug 21, 2014


US Treasury eyes distribution of billions in fines from BP Deepwater spill

The US Treasury Department has issued new rules to divvy up fines paid to Gulf Coast states by BP and Transocean as the result of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.
Aug 21, 2014


Pharma firm settles after HazMat storage woes


Aug 14, 2014


Sue and settle forcing 'new, deficient' regulations, warns NCPA


Aug 14, 2014


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