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Sustainable Development


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

38th Amendment of the IMDG Code becomes mandatory in 2018

by hazmat management editor

Are you up to date on the regulations for handling and transporting Dangerous Goods? The IMDG Code or International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code is accepted as an international guideline to the safe transportation or shipment of dangerous goods or hazardous

May 22, 2017 News

ONEIA’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – May 30th

by hazmat management editor

The Ontario Environment Industry Association cordially invites you to attend a Reception and Dinner with The Hon. Glen Murray to celebrate ONEIA’s 25th Anniversary.  The reception and dinner with the Minister will follow the fifth annual Ontario Environment and Cleantech

May 15, 2017 News

Global Call from Ontario for Carbon Negative Projects with Funding Available

by hazmat management editor

The Government of Ontario recently announced a funding program for projects that can be shown to be carbon negative.  Called Ontario’s Solutions 2030, the program is a global call for innovators to propose their solutions to help Ontario industry reduce

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

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 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

ONEIA seeks nominations for the Errick “Skip” Willis Memorial Award

by hazmat management editor

Several years ago, ONEIA introduced an annual award in honour of Errick “Skip” Willis, one of the Canada’s prominent leaders in environmental business, one of the pillars of ONEIA and a strong advocate for the engagement of the environment business

May 7, 2017 News

Funding for Clean Technology in Ontario

by Benjamin Ojoleck and Thomas J. Timmins, Gowlings WLG

As reported by Gowlings LLP, The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) recently took another step toward implementing the goals in the Ontario Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP).  By filing the Ontario Climate Change Solutions Deployment Corporation

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

University of Saskatchewan Developing Technology to Clean-up Oil Spills

by Hazmat Management Editor

As reported by CTV News, Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan are developing a new soil to clean up spilled oil and gas from gas station sites.  The researchers are planning to add cattle bio-waste to soil that will trap