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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 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 15, 2017 News

Arctic Collaborations on Response Technology Possibilities

by hazmat management editor

The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) provided the latest details on its efforts to improve oil spill response technologies at the Arctic Oil Spill Response Research and Technology Workshop held in April.  The BSEE works to promote

May 15, 2017 News

Toronto Transit Commission names Spill Response Provider

by hazmat management editor

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) recently announced that QM Environmental, a Canadian environmental and industrial services company, had been named as the emergency spill response provider for the organization.   The TTC is responsible for providing public transit for the 2.8

May 7, 2017 News

Funding Opportunity: Ontario-Israel R&D Projects

by Hazmat Management Editor

The Canada-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (CIIRDF) recently announced the launch of a new Call for Proposals (CFP) for the Ontario-Israel Collaboration Program (OICP).  Leveraging support from the Governments of Ontario and Israel, this CFP aims to stimulate R&D collaboration between

May 7, 2017 News

Responsible Energy receives ECA for Gasification Facility

by Hazmat Management Editor

Responsible Energy Inc. recently received all necessary Environmental Compliance Approvals (ECA’s) from Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change to begin operating a Free Radical Gasification (FRG™) Demonstration Facility in Ontario. Responsible Energy’s President and CEO, Gordon Fraser is

May 7, 2017 News

Business Opportunity for Ontario Water Technology Companies

by John Nicholson

The Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) recently launched a call for applications for our new Export Development Pilot Program.  It’s open to all Canadian companies. Is your Canadian water technology company interested in targeting high-potential water and wastewater utility clients

April 23, 2017 News

Three Ways to Improve Alberta’s Energy Regulator

by Barry Robinson, Ecojustice

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is Alberta’s one-stop regulatory body for the oil and gas industry.  When it was created in 2013 by the merging of the former Energy Resources Conservation Board and parts of Alberta Environment and Parks, the

April 17, 2017 News

Contamination found in sediment of Rideau Canada in Ottawa

by John Nicholson

As reported by the CBC, Parks Canada (the Canadian equivalent of U.S. National Park Service) is testing the sediment along the Ottawa stretch of the Rideau Canal to determine the extent of contamination along the waterway.  Also, Ontario Ministry of

April 17, 2017 News

Concerns with Canada’s Arctic Oil-Spill Response Plans

by John Nicholson

The World Wildlife Fund  Canada (WWF-C), the Canadian arm of the international not-for-profit environmental activist organization, recently issued a report on Canada’s preparedness for cleaning up an oil spill in the Arctic.  In short, the WWF-C is of the view

April 17, 2017 News

Court Ruling Requires Neighbors to Contribute to Contamination Investigation Costs

by Dan T. McKillop, Counsel, Scarinci Hollenbeck

What does a New Jersey Appellate Court decision mean for the New Jersey Spill Act? A recent Appellate Division decision may spur contribution suits under the New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act (the Spill Act). In Matejek v. Watson (N.J.

April 9, 2017 News

Street Sweepings deemed Waste by Regulator

by John Nicholson

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) recently issued an Order to the City of Mississauga (a City of 800,000 immediately west of Toronto) to remediate street sweeping it had distributed to a number of private and