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Texas crews working to clean up Galveston oil spill

Clean-up crews are still working to contain the nearly 170,000 gallons of marine fuel oil spilled in Galveston Bay, Texas, after a ship collision in the Houston Ship Channel on March 22, 2014.
Apr 3, 2014

NPE detergents nearing phase-out for US textiles

As members of the Textile Rental Services Association of America (TRSA) move closer to a complete phase out of nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs) from detergent, the progress is drawing praise from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Mar 27, 2014

Cdn enviro-tech delegation needed for IFAT '14 Germany

The Canadian-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce is planning a delegation of 10 Canadian environmental technology companies to Munich, Germany, for a leading trade fair on water, sewage, waste and raw materials management.
Mar 27, 2014

StatCan releases HazWaste data for 2012

Canada’s top stats makers have released data showing the amount of hazardous waste handled by industry in 2012 at transfer stations, intermediate processing facilities and final destination hazardous waste treatment disposal and recycling...
Mar 27, 2014

VIDEO: Tour the 2014 Sites & Spills Conference

Dear Readers,  Please allow HazMat Editor Guy Crittenden to take you on a tour of the 2014 Sites & Spills Conference, which ran February 19 - 20, 2014 at the International Centre in Toronto. If you couldn't make it last time, check...
Mar 19, 2014

Ontario floats framework for toxic substances list

Ontario is proposing a new process for adding or removing substances deemed to be toxic.
Mar 19, 2014

Engineers question NEB's Northern Gateway math

A group of professional engineers is questioning the National Energy Board’s decision to approve the Northern Gateway project’s shipping of diluted bitumen from the western terminus at Kitimat, British Columbia (B.C.) to the open...
Mar 13, 2014

Canada wraps cold war era radar cleanup in North

The Department of National Defence says the largest environmental remediation in Canada's history is now finished.
Mar 13, 2014

US abatement company fined $46,000 over lead exposure

An Illinois-based lead, mold and asbestos abatement company has been fined $46,900 after its workers were exposed to lead paint while conducting abrasive blasting operations.
Mar 13, 2014

Sleeping beauty's toxic secret

New York state is the first in the U.S. to propose legislation to ban the use of microbeads in beauty products because of their toxic threat to fish and water.
Mar 6, 2014

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