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January 20, 2017 News

Arctic Oil Spill Researchers Receive Significant Funding

by John Nicholson

A collaborative research project titled ‘GENICE’ that partners the University of Manitoba and the University of Calgary were recently awarded $10.7 million as part of the Genome Canada Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition (LSARP). The funds will be used to

January 20, 2017 News

U.S. FAA Proposes Civil Penalty for Alleged Hazardous Materials Violations

by John Nicholson

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $201,250 civil penalty against Jegs Automotive Inc. of Delaware, Ohio, for allegedly violating the U.S. Hazardous Materials Regulations. The FAA alleges that on March 11, 2016, the automotive parts

January 19, 2017 News

Canadian TDG Training – From “Adequate” to “Competent”

by John Nicholson

Transport Canada has released for comment a White Paper, Training in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods: A White Paper, outlining the changes it is proposing to the training requirements for individuals responsible for transporting dangerous goods in and out of

January 19, 2017 News

Opportunity to Teach Hazmat Course in Alaska

by John Nicholson

The U.S. Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (DHS&EM) is seeking competitive proposals for an instructor for Hazardous Materials Technician Course that will be offered on May 15 – 20, 2017.  The

January 12, 2017 News

Chemical Poisoning of Polar Bears

by John Nicholson

According to a recent scientific study, polar bears face chemical poisoning 100 times above levels considered safe for adult bears.  The reason is that certain pollutants bioaccumulate in the environment. A research article in the recent edition of Environmental Toxicology

January 12, 2017 News

Real-Time Mapping of Chlorinated Solvent DNAPL in the Subsurface

by John Nicholson

A report United States Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (U.S. ESTCP) recently released a report that describes the testing of a new direct-push optical screening tool for high-resolution three-dimensional (3D) subsurface mapping of chlorinated solvent dense non-aqueous phase liquids (DNAPLs)

January 12, 2017 News

Marketing Opportunities in Hazmat Management 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

January 5, 2017 News

Funding Opportunity for Companies with the U.S. EPA

by John Nicholson

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has a funding opportunity for companies with expertise developing tools, procedures, and guidance to promote efficient cleanup work. This project will provide support for state participation in developing tools, procedures, and guidance to promote efficient

January 5, 2017 News

Forecast for Hazardous Waste Industry Market to 2023

by John Nicholson

Research and Markets recently published a market report on the hazardous waste industry in Canada and the United States.  The market report gives information on market Consumption, products, and services for Canada and the USA from 1997- 2016 and Forecasts

January 5, 2017 News

Preparing for Chemical Spills from Upstream Neighbours

by John Nicholson

The Water Research Foundation (WRF), a not-for-profit technical and educational organization representing water quality professionals around the world, recently embarked on a project that it hopes will provide drinking water system managers and operators with a concise method of avoiding

January 5, 2017 News

Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals National Conference

by John Nicholson

The Alliance of Hazardous Management Professionals (AHMP) annual national conference is scheduled for August 27th to the 30th 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas.  The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals™ (AHMP), formerly the Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers, Inc. (ACHMM)

December 28, 2016 News

The U.S. EPA Finalizes Risk Management Program for Chemical Facilities

by John Nicholson

In the U.S., some chemical facilities will soon be required to adhere to stricter Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) guidelines under a rule finalized recently by the U.S. EPA that amends its Risk Management Program (RMP) regulations. The US. EPA