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May 22, 2017 News

Ontario’s Excess Soil Regulatory Proposal

by hazmat management editor

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) recently released a proposed regulation for the management of excess soil.  “Excess soil” is considered to be soil that is excavated from a construction or development site.  In Ontario, there

May 22, 2017 News

Clean-up of Ontario Mining Sites estimated at $3.1 Billion

by hazmat management editor

As reported by Northern Ontario Business, an interactive map of national orphaned and abandoned mines has recently been released by the National Orphaned and Abandoned Mines Initiative (NAOMI).  NOAMI was launched in 2002 in response to a request from mine

May 22, 2017 News

Emergency Declared At Nuclear-Contaminated Site in Washington State

by hazmat management editor

As reported by NPR, The U.S. Department of Energy has declared an emergency at a nuclear-contaminated site in Washington state, after soil caved in over a portion of a tunnel containing rail cars contaminated with nuclear waste. “All personnel in

May 22, 2017 News

Using microbes to clean up oil spills

by hazmat management editor

Thunder Bay, Ontario biotech firm unleashes eco-friendly solution on contaminated sites As reported in Northern Ontario Business, a Thunder Bay, Ontario biotech company has developed a solution to remediating contaminated industrial sites in Northern Ontario. Established in 2014, BioNorth Solutions is the

May 22, 2017 News

Hazmat Services Contract awarded by U.S. TSA for Federalized Airports

by hazmat management editor

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was recently awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (U.S. TSA) to continue to provide hazardous materials management and disposal services at more than 440 airport screening checkpoints

May 22, 2017 News

Market Insight: trends in UK contaminated land consulting (Part II)

by Charlotte Edwards, Environment Analyst

How demand is being shaped by policy changes, Brexit and international opportunities In the first part of this Market Insight series (EA 12-May-17), we explored the changing competitive landscape amongst contaminated land consulting practices and the impact of M&A, the fierce

May 22, 2017 News

ONEIA’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – May 30th

by hazmat management editor

The Ontario Environment Industry Association cordially invites you to attend a Reception and Dinner with The Hon. Glen Murray to celebrate ONEIA’s 25th Anniversary.  The reception and dinner with the Minister will follow the fifth annual Ontario Environment and Cleantech

May 15, 2017 News

Global Call from Ontario for Carbon Negative Projects with Funding Available

by hazmat management editor

The Government of Ontario recently announced a funding program for projects that can be shown to be carbon negative.  Called Ontario’s Solutions 2030, the program is a global call for innovators to propose their solutions to help Ontario industry reduce

May 15, 2017 News

Court settlement funds cleanup and reuse of Virginia Superfund site

by hazmat management editor

The Hidden Lane Superfund Site was formerly a landfill that accepted construction and demolition (C&D) debris, land clearing wastes and other materials. A recently announced U.S. federal court settlement between Persimmon Lane LLC and the Commonwealth of Virginia and the

May 15, 2017 News

Canadian Government introduces law to ban oil tankers off northern B.C. coast

by hazmat management editor

As reported in the Globe and Mail, the federal government recently introduced legislation that would bar most oil tankers from operating along the coast of northern B.C., fulfilling an election pledge by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and formalizing a moratorium

May 14, 2017 News

$4.5 million contract for clean-up Canada’s northern territories

by hazmat management editor

The federal government recently announced that Canada-based BluMetric Environmental (TSX-V:BLM) was awarded a four-year $4.5-million contract to remediate contaminated sites in Canada’s northern territories. The contract is a standing order for consulting services in the remediation of contaminated sites across

May 14, 2017 News

Removal of WWI Artillery Boosters from Jersey Shores

by John Nicholson

Arcadis, a design and consultancy firm, recently completed an approximate $8 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District to locate and safely remove pieces of World War I-era artillery boosters from three New Jersey beaches.