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Washington metal firm to install 'water blast' system to cut HazMat output

A Washington-based metal casting facility has agreed to pay $230,000 to install a production process “water blast” system expected to remove elements of the facility’s hazardous waste generation by up to 40 per cent.
Aug 28, 2014 1:30PM

EPA awards New Mexico annual grant for state HazMat program

Aug 28, 2014 1:14PM

Natural gas popularity creating demand for propylene building block

The increasing use of cheaper natural gas as a feedstock by petrochemical producers means that less propylene is being produced as a co-product by the region’s steam crackers. This is driving greater global demand for on-purpose...
Aug 28, 2014 12:55PM

Quebec crew discovers PCB leak in storm drainage system

Municipal officials in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, have discovered a PCB leak in a local storm drainage system.
Aug 27, 2014 3:46PM

Stantec Q2 revenue up nearly 12 per cent

Aug 27, 2014 3:32PM

Toronto's anti-MGRA brownfields proposal heads back to committee

Advocacy on behalf of local brownfield proponents has sent a Toronto propsal back to the committee level to re-evaulate how the City deals with modified generic risk assessments (MGRA) for contaminated lands.
Aug 27, 2014 10:50AM

West Virginia awarded extra $250,000 for revitalization

The US Environmental Protection Agency is announcing $250,000 in additional brownfields funding to support revitalization efforts underway in Charles Town, West Virginia. 
Aug 21, 2014 2:22PM

Rochester set with new $331,000 EPA brownfields loan

The US Environmental Protection Agency is providing a $331,000 low-interest loan to the City of Rochester, NY, to clean up abandoned and contaminated properties.
Aug 21, 2014 1:48PM

LAC-MEGANTIC: Botched engine repair triggered fatal chain reaction

The long-awaited Lac-Megantic Railway Investigation Report from Canada’s Transportation Safety Board reveals that an engine repair made nine months before the deadly July 2013 derailment likely contributed to a fire from the build-up and...
Aug 21, 2014 9:12AM

WHMIS on the way out as GHS regs released for feedback

Aug 21, 2014 8:22AM

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