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Ontario looks to sway industry toward low-carbon fuel alternatives

Now that Ontario has phased-out coal for electricity generation, the province wants to simplify the environmental approval process for industry, as it explores green alternatives to the carbon-intensive black rock.    
Apr 30, 2014

Alberta 2014 budget earmarks millions for carbon capture projects

The Government of Alberta’s $43-billion 2014-2015 budget passed on April 23, 2014 with an ongoing investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS).
Apr 30, 2014

Manitoba Bill fights synthetic pesticides

Manitoba has proposed legislation to reduce children’s exposure to potentially harmful synthetic chemical pesticides.
Apr 24, 2014

ACEC report examines history of sustainable engineering

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies - Canada (ACEC) has launched a sustainable development resource for consulting engineers and owners of public and private infrastructure in its report on sustainability measurement...
Apr 24, 2014

Transport Canada cracks down on DOT-111 rail tank cars

In an attempt to crack down on older rail tank cars that are more vulnerable in an accident, Transport Canada has released a series of actions to improve rail safety.
Apr 24, 2014

PCB dumping plagues Carolinas

Illegally dumped polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) found in North Carolina’s sewer system in February 2014 will cost the City of Charlotte more than $1.3 million to remediate.
Apr 17, 2014

Enerkem's carbon conversion reaches final in CCEMC challenge

Waste-to-biofuels and renewable chemicals producer, Enerkem Inc.,  has announced that its research project to convert carbon from industrial waste carbon dioxide and natural gas into chemicals, has been selected as a finalist in a...
Apr 17, 2014

CERCA strengthens emergency response network across Canada

The Canadian Emergency Response Contractors’ Alliance (CERCA) has been working since 1997 to ensure HazMat responders are equipped with the knowledge, skills and tools to be the most effective in the business. 
Apr 17, 2014

REPORT: Canada's remediation price-tag jumps by billions

The Canadian government may have low-balled its cost estimate for cleaning up the country’s backlog of contaminated sites by $2 billion, a new report warns.
Apr 10, 2014

US EPA to release GHG cap for existing power plants

US officials are set to review a proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over carbon dioxide limits for existing power plants, but details of the standard aren’t expected to be available until June 2014.
Apr 10, 2014

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