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April 23, 2017 News

Marketing Opportunities in Hazmat Magazine

by John Nicholson

Hazmat Management Magazine’s weekly e-newsletter is distributed to over 18,000 environmental, cleantech, and hazmat professionals in North America.  Have your company’s product or service included in our company profile section of HazMat Management’s weekly e-newsletter or web site. Starting at

April 17, 2017 News

Free Online Emergency Response Tools

by Hazmat Management Editor

FLIR recently announced the launch of its new educational resource, FLIR PRIMED – Prepare, Recognize, Input, Monitor, Experience, Decision – a free, online tool that provides First Responders with best practices for HAZMAT accidents and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and/or

April 9, 2017 News

Canada’s position on upcoming international meetings on chemical agreements

by John Nicholson

The Canadian Environmental Law Association, a not-for-profit non-government organization, recently made a submission to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) that makes recommendations on Canada’s position for the upcoming international meetings of Parties to key chemicals agreements to

April 9, 2017 News

Federal Charges for illegal sale of Dry Cleaning Solvent

by John Nicholson

As reported in DurhamRegion.com (a Metro Media Publication), the federal environment ministry recently charged GFL Environmental Inc.  and three of its employees for the illegal sale of tetrachloroethylene.  The allegations contained in the indictment have not been proven in court.

April 9, 2017 News

Safety of Hazardous Materials Video Training

by John Nicholson

Videotel™, part of KVH Industries, offers a comprehensive training package designed to enable sail ship crew and shipping office staff to become familiar with the rules governing the carriage of hazardous materials.  These rules are specified in the U.S. Code

April 3, 2017 News

Corporation Ordered to pay $1 million by Ontario Court for historic spill

by John Nicholson

The Ontario Superior Court recently ruled that the corporation responsible for the release of dry cleaning solvents from 1960 through to 1974 is li able for clean-up.  In Huang v Fraser Hillary’s Limited, 2017 ONSC 1500 (CanLII), the Court ruled

April 3, 2017 News

Canadian TSBC Report Critical of Dangerous Goods Transportation

by Hazmat Management Editor

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSBC) recently issued a report critical of the transportation of dangerous goods across the country.  The TSBC report stems from an incident that occurred in the winter of 2015 near the community of Gogama,

April 2, 2017 News

Experts successfully test a novel oil spill cleanup technology

by John Nicholson

As reported in Science Daily, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) successfully tested a novel technology that can accelerate the combustion of crude oil floating on water.  By combusting spilled fuel, it is argued that the potential for long term

April 2, 2017 News

Oil Spills: Preventing Future Spills by Learning from Past Incidents

by Jerdon Small Phillips

Last November saw the Canadian federal government approve the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Plan and the Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Plan. Both projects have been met with fierce opposition from First Nations communities, local governments and environmentalists. Chief among

March 26, 2017 News

Dangerous Goods Conference – Mississauga, April 28th

by John Nicholson

IDC Technologies is hosting the 2nd Dangerous Goods Conference on April 28th in Mississauga, Ontario.  The early bird discount runs out on the 31st March so if you want to take advantage of the 10% off then please forward your

March 12, 2017 News

MPs Vote to Continue Marathon Talkfest as “Strategy” for Disposal of Mercury in CFLs

by Kathleen Cooper, Canadian Environmental Law Association

When I was about seven years old I recall my mother getting very upset upon breaking a thermometer.  On her knees and chasing shiny globules of mercury across the kitchen floor, she told me it was poison.  Suitably impressed I

March 12, 2017 News

Marketing Opportunities in Hazmat Magazine

by John Nicholson

Hazmat Management Magazine’s weekly e-newsletter is distributed to over 18,000 environmental, cleantech, and hazmat professionals in North America.  Have your company’s product or service included in our company profile section of HazMat Management’s weekly e-newsletter or web site. Starting at