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March 26, 2017 News

Groundwater Sustainability Assessment Approach: Guidance for Application

by John Nicholson

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) recently issued a document entitled Groundwater Sustainability Assessment Approach: Guidance for Application.  The document is intended to assist users to successfully apply the Groundwater Sustainability Assessment Approach (GSAA) developed by the

March 26, 2017 News

Oil Spill Response Technology Improvement

by John Nicholson

In a recent breakthrough in spill response, the team at HalenHardy has discovered a fibre compound that enables the user to store between 400 and 1000% more spill response materials in the same space as traditional spill products.  This process,

March 26, 2017 News

The US has one inspector for every 5,000 miles of oil pipeline

by Zoe Schlanger, Environmental Reporter, Quartz

There are 2.7 million miles of pipeline snaked across the US. Some of the pipes carry hazardous chemicals, others carry crude oil, and still others carry highly pressurized natural gas.  And when it comes to safety, all of them are

March 26, 2017 News

Cloud Delivery of Product Safety, Dangerous Goods, and Scientific Content

by John Nicholson

3E Company, a provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, recently announced that its product safety, dangerous goods, and scientific content can now be accessed via the cloud for seamless integration with the SAP® Environment,

March 12, 2017 News

Hefty Fine for Oil Pipeline Spill in Montana

by Hazmat Management Editor

As reported in the Billings Gazette, the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently announced a civil penalty of $1 million (U.S.) against Bridger Pipeline LLC for pipeline spill the resulted in the release of 31,000 gallons of oil into

March 12, 2017 News

Quebec Company fined $500,000 for Oil Discharge

by John Nicholson

Valero Energy Inc., Jean Gaulin Refinery (formerly Ultramar Ltd.) based Lévis, Quebec, recently pleaded guilty to six environmental offences and it was sentenced by a judge to pay the sum of $500,000.  The company was order to pay a $120,000

March 12, 2017 News

Environmental Health and Safety Market Analysis

by John Nicholson

According to a market analysis report prepared by Grand View Research Inc., the global environmental health and safety market is expected to reach $96.18 billion (USD) by 2025.  The increasing number of regulations imposed by environmental protection and governmental agencies

March 12, 2017 News

Statutory Right to Compensation for Remediation Applies to Spills Occurring before the Right was in Force

by Stanely D. Berger, B.C.L., L.L.C., Certified Specialist in Environmental Law, Fogler Rubinoff

On March 6th, 2017 Superior Court Judge P.E. Roger ruled in Huang v. Fraser Hillary’s Ltd., 2017 ONSC 1500 that section 99 of Ontario’s Environmental Protection Act R.S.O. 1990, c.E19 allowed the plaintiffs to recover compensation against a neighbouring dry

March 12, 2017 News

Webinar: Balancing the Costs of Cleanup during Remedial Planning

by John Nicholson

REGENESIS® is hosting a remediation presentation with special guest speaker, Jeffrey Carnahan, MS, LPG, Executive Vice President for EnviroForensics.  Mr. Carnahan’s presentation will cover balancing the costs of active cleanup and long-term stewardship (LTS) during remedial planning, and will include

March 12, 2017 News

Webinar: Fundamentals in Site Characterization

by John Nicholson

This series will help you plan and implement effective site characterization strategies. Webinars cover both classic methods and innovative approaches to characterize soil, groundwater and soil vapour quality. Learn how to demonstrate delineation using data supported by your conceptual site

March 12, 2017 News

Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show – Toronto, May 2-3, 2017

by Hazmat Management Editor

Workplace Safety and Prevention Services is hosting Partners in Prevention 2017 Conference and Trade on May 2nd and 3rd.  The event will be held at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario.  The conference features two days of keynote speakers, cutting-edge

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