HazMat Management

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Infrastructure


July 7, 2016 News

How to get the Most out of Remediation Grants

by John Nicholson

The Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) recently published a guidance document on How to Get the Most out of Your Superfund State Contract.  The guideline is intended to help states recognize and understand decision points

June 23, 2016 News

Development of Nortel Brownfields Site in Kingston, Ontario

by John Nicholson

If Taggart Corporation, an Ottawa-based developer, gets its way, a brownfield site in the City of Kingston, Ontario will be transformed into a massive subdivision with more than 1,000 homes. The brownfield site is the location of a Nortel factory

June 3, 2016 News

Transport Canada new Mandate on Reporting on Dangerous Goods

by John Nicholson

Transport Canada is now mandating the need for shippers to file an emergency report with local authorities if a tractor-trailer’s dangerous cargo is lost, stolen or involved in a collision.  The amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR)

April 21, 2016 News

Utilizing Competitor’s Pollution Data to Improve Your Operations

by John Nicholson

According to a recent article in Greenbuzz magazine, a company considering means of reducing pollution outputs should examine what their competitors are doing through the U.S. EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program.  Under the program, reporting companies must include iformation

January 7, 2016 News

California methane leak reaches state of emergency

by Hazmat Management

More than 2,000 families – some reporting illness – have been evacuated due to the massive leak

December 22, 2015 News

US Army settles with EPA over HazMat violations

by Hazmat Management

The Army discovered an old munitions and explosives dump within the Fort’s Small Arms Range Complex in June 2013, but failed to report it.

December 22, 2015 Video

East Bayfront Toronto waterfront remediation

by HazMat Staff

Brownfield Redevelopment: Policy, Planning and Practice. — A sneak peak at the ongoing remediation on the shore of lake Ontario in Toronto. Condos are on the way for this site at East Bayfront, but first, an assortment of building materials must be removed from the land.

December 22, 2015 News

NEB now posting pipeline inspection reports online

by Hazmat Management

The inspection reports will be posted within six weeks of an inspection and include detailed findings, outcomes, and any enforcement actions taken

December 4, 2015 News

J.R. Simplot Co. to pay $42M to cut SO2 emissions at five acid plants

by Hazmat Management

Company also to pay $899,000 civil penalty to resolve the violations

December 4, 2015 News

$13 billion Nuclear Makeover for Ontario’s Bruce Power

by Hazmat Management

The revised timeline will mean construction commences in 2020, rather than the previously estimated start date of 2016

November 23, 2015 News

Texas hazardous waste firm snapped up for $270M

by Hazmat Management

EnergySolutions and WCS will continue to operate as independent companies until
completion of the sale

November 23, 2015 News

EDITOR’s PICK: Station residents train to be HazMat responders

by Hazmat Management

Being on a military installation, service members may come into contact with hazardous materials such as weapons, explosives and fuels as well as common household chemicals used on base such as chlorine found in pools or even cleaning products