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February 23, 2017 News

Membrane Barrier Technology for Gas Contaminated Sites

by John Nicholson

Novia Ltd., a company specializing in membrane technology based in the United Kingdom, recently developed a new methane barrier membrane solution, Methane Pro, for use on gas contaminated sites.  The new membrane solution complements their current membrane range which includes

February 23, 2017 News

Rail Safety and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training

by John Nicholson

The Chlorine Institute & TRANSCAER Announce the 2017 Rail Safety and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training Tour & Webinar Schedule The Chlorine Institute (CI) recently announced its 2017 Chlorine Institute/TRANSCAER Rail Safety and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training Tour and

February 16, 2017 News

Clean-up of Mercury at Grassy Narrows First Nation Reserve

by John Nicholson

The Ontario government recently committed to cleaning up mercury contamination at this is effecting the residents of the Grassy Narrows First Nation Reserve.  The residents have been plagued with mercury poisoning for the past 50 years. The source of the

February 16, 2017 News

Record Year for Environmental Enforcement in the U.S.

by John Nicholson

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division recently released its environmental enforcement report for 2016.  The report shows includes the highest recoveries in environmental enforcement and the highest criminal penalties handed down in an individual vessel pollution

February 16, 2017 News

Global Hazmat Suits Market Report

by John Nicholson

Market.biz recently released a research report on the Global Hazmat Suits Market – 2017.  The report provides a comprehensive overview of the hazmat suits market including definitions, a wide range of applications, classifications and a complete industry chain structure.  The

February 16, 2017 News

Inventory of Hazardous Materials Certification for Ships

by John Nicholson

DNV GL, a safety and sustainability service firm, and Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt, a shipping company headquartered in Germany, have signed a contract to carry out Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) certifications for the shipping company’s managed fleet of more

February 9, 2017 News

Contaminated mine “an embarrassment to Canada”

by John Nicholson

As reported by the CBC, a Yukon judge recently gave a scathing assessment of the clean-up efforts at the Mount Nansen mine.   Formerly owned by BYG Natural Resources Inc., the Mount Nansen mine is an abandoned former gold and silver

February 9, 2017 News

Improving Pipeline Monitoring and Spill Response

by John Nicholson

As reported by the Canadian Press, Alberta’s research and development agency, InnoTech Alberta, has a new program in the works that aims to improve pipeline monitoring and spill response by enlisting more indigenous people in the effort.  Hundreds of thousands

February 9, 2017 News

Industry asks U.S. DOT to Issue Hazmat Safety Rule

by John Nicholson

In a letter sent on recently to incoming U.S. Secretary of Transportation Secretary, Elaine Chao, 22 corporations and trade associations sought “the earliest possible approval” of a final rule that would address hazmat transport safety issues by harmonizing the U.S.

February 9, 2017 News

Ontario Superior Court finds insurer obliged to share equally in defence of Pollution Claim

by Michael S. Teitelbaum

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum In Aviva Insurance Co. of Canada v. Intact Insurance Company, Ontario Superior Court Justice Cavanagh granted Aviva’s request for a declaration that the CGL policy issued by Intact’s predecessor company, Cornhill, to Avondale Stores Limited, effective

February 9, 2017 News

Observations from the Brownfield Trenches in the U.S.: The Phase I Report

by Richard Opper

Lately, it seems that more and more often one runs into a Phase I report for a property that has already been through some assessment and remediation.  That is, after all, the status of many a completed brownfield project.  It’s

February 9, 2017 News

Global Forecast for the Emergency Spill Response Market

by John Nicholson

According to a recent market study, the emergency spill response market is estimated to reach $33.68 billion (USD) by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.0% between 2016 and 2022.  The market is expected to have significant