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The cost of developing a renewable energy future? Forty per cent bill increase

Ontario has released a new long-term energy plan that relies heavily on conservation and renewable energy as keys to reducing cost and environmental impact by 2032, but debate is brewing over the plan’s cost impact.
Dec 12, 2013

Tervita will share Calgary Flood recovery story at '14 Sites and Spills

*Editor's Note: Welcome to the Week 4 preview of the Sites and Spills Conference, Feb. 19-20, 2014, at the International Centre in Toronto. To read last week's preview, please click here. 
Dec 5, 2013

Lac-M├ęgantic first responder to speak at '14 Sites and Spills

The July 6, 2013 rail tragedy that occurred in Lac-Mégantic still resonates in the hearts and minds of Canadians, but still, there are lessons to be learned. 
Nov 27, 2013

AG report slams Transport Canada's rail safety approach

In recent years, Transport Canada has exhibited significant weaknesses in railway safety, struggling with a 26 per cent audit completion rate, the fall 2013 report from Canada’s Auditor-General warns.
Nov 27, 2013

Alberta issues protection order after massive mine water spill

More than two weeks after the October 31, 2013 contaminated water spill in Alberta’s Athabasca River, the toxins are drifting northwards, leading provincial officials to issue an environmental protection order.   
Nov 20, 2013

Nuclear clean ups raise cost of Canada's remediation action plan

Newly-identified costs for decommissioning nuclear facilities have increased Canada’s remediation bill for contaminated sites by more than $2 billion over 2012, state public accounting records tabled October 30, 2013 in Parliament.
Nov 20, 2013

2014 Sites and Spills panel to debate Lac-M├ęgantic disaster

An expert in railway law, legislation, regulation and contracting, has been added to the 2014 Sites and Spills Conference at the International Centre in Toronto.
Nov 20, 2013

Weekly previews start for 2014 Sites & Spills Conf.

As we get closer to February 19-20, 2014, HazMat Management magazine will be giving weekly previews of the Sites & Spills Conference at the International Centre in Toronto.      
Nov 14, 2013

Teck Metals fined $210,000 for sodium hydroxide release into BC River

A British Columbia court has ordered Teck Metals Ltd. to pay $210,000 for the release of some 350,000 litres of highly caustic sodium hydroxide into the province's Columbia River on March 5, 2011.
Nov 14, 2013

Plasco Energy Group appoints industry veteran Floyd as CEO

Ottawa-area based Plasco Energy Group Inc. — specialists in the plasma gasification process — has announced the appointment of industry veteran Ray Floyd as President and CEO. 
Nov 13, 2013

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