HazMat Management

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May 22, 2017 News

Ontario’s Excess Soil Regulatory Proposal

by hazmat management editor

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) recently released a proposed regulation for the management of excess soil.  “Excess soil” is considered to be soil that is excavated from a construction or development site.  In Ontario, there

May 22, 2017 News

Clean-up of Ontario Mining Sites estimated at $3.1 Billion

by hazmat management editor

As reported by Northern Ontario Business, an interactive map of national orphaned and abandoned mines has recently been released by the National Orphaned and Abandoned Mines Initiative (NAOMI).  NOAMI was launched in 2002 in response to a request from mine

May 22, 2017 News

Using microbes to clean up oil spills

by hazmat management editor

Thunder Bay, Ontario biotech firm unleashes eco-friendly solution on contaminated sites As reported in Northern Ontario Business, a Thunder Bay, Ontario biotech company has developed a solution to remediating contaminated industrial sites in Northern Ontario. Established in 2014, BioNorth Solutions is the

May 22, 2017 News

Market Insight: trends in UK contaminated land consulting (Part II)

by Charlotte Edwards, Environment Analyst

How demand is being shaped by policy changes, Brexit and international opportunities In the first part of this Market Insight series (EA 12-May-17), we explored the changing competitive landscape amongst contaminated land consulting practices and the impact of M&A, the fierce

May 15, 2017 News

Court settlement funds cleanup and reuse of Virginia Superfund site

by hazmat management editor

The Hidden Lane Superfund Site was formerly a landfill that accepted construction and demolition (C&D) debris, land clearing wastes and other materials. A recently announced U.S. federal court settlement between Persimmon Lane LLC and the Commonwealth of Virginia and the

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 14, 2017 News

$4.5 million contract for clean-up Canada’s northern territories

by hazmat management editor

The federal government recently announced that Canada-based BluMetric Environmental (TSX-V:BLM) was awarded a four-year $4.5-million contract to remediate contaminated sites in Canada’s northern territories. The contract is a standing order for consulting services in the remediation of contaminated sites across

May 14, 2017 News

Removal of WWI Artillery Boosters from Jersey Shores

by John Nicholson

Arcadis, a design and consultancy firm, recently completed an approximate $8 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District to locate and safely remove pieces of World War I-era artillery boosters from three New Jersey beaches.

May 14, 2017 News

Market Insight: trends in UK contaminated land consulting (part I)

by Charlotte Edwards, Environment Analyst

In the first of our two-part market review, Environment Analyst explores changes to the competitive landscape, how firms are coping with the skills gap, and how regulation and funding changes are impacting the provision of contaminated land and remediation consulting services. BY CHARLOTTE EDWARDS, Market Analyst Environment Analyst’s previous examination

May 14, 2017 News

Vapour Intrusion Webinar – May 31st

by hazmat management editor

Land Science is pleased to present a webinar with Dr. Kenneth S. Tramm, a founding Principal with Texas-based engineering firm, Modern Geosciences.  In our previous webinar, Dr. Tramm discussed how vapor intrusion is impacting the environmental due diligence industry, with

May 7, 2017 News

Brownfield Clean-up Success in Brantford

by Hazmat Management Editor

As reported in the Brantford Expositor, officials for the City of Brantford (a municipality of 97,000 located in southwestern Ontario) are celebrating the end of a massive effort that cleaned 148,000 cubic metres of contaminated soil at the 20-hectare (50-acre)

May 7, 2017 News

U.S. Spill Response in the Arctic Criticized

by John Nicholson

Less than a month after the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) criticized Canada for being unprepared for an oil spill in the arctic, the U.S. Coast Guard has drawn the criticism of the Alaska Maritime Prevention and Response Network.    As reported