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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


Proving PTSD in Ontario may be eased for first responders

Psychological support for Ontario emergency response workers like firefighters, paramedics and police received a boost from legislators on February 26, 2014, when a Bill was tabled to address the complexity of post-traumatic stress disorder...
Mar 6, 2014


US issues emergency order for crude-by-rail

*Editor's Note: For the Canadian perspective on this issue, check out this new blog post from HazMat Editor Guy Crittenden.
Feb 27, 2014


CO leak kills NY seafood spot manager, sickens patrons

A carbon monoxide leak in the heating system at a New York seafood spot, killed the restaurant’s manager and hospitalized more than a dozen diners.
Feb 27, 2014


CH2M HILL hires Mowder as bioremediation expert

CH2M HILL, a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, has announced that Carol Mowder, P.E., has joined their Baltimore, Maryland office as a subject matter expert in remediation strategies and bioremediation.
Feb 20, 2014


New Sites & Spills format drawing praise

The new event format of the third annual Sites and Spills Conference is quickly drawing praise.
Feb 20, 2014


Minnesota crude-by-rail spill left largely untouched

Clean-up efforts have been slow coming for some 12,000 gallons of crude oil that spilled from a railcar between the Minnesota towns of Winona and Red Wing on Feb. 3, 2014
Feb 13, 2014


Retail giant Amazon faces HazMat fine over paint shipment

Online mega-retailer Amazon is facing a fine from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) after its shipping centre in Las Vegas allegedly shipped paint that leaked through its box.
Feb 13, 2014


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