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May 22, 2017 News

ONEIA’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – May 30th

by hazmat management editor

The Ontario Environment Industry Association cordially invites you to attend a Reception and Dinner with The Hon. Glen Murray to celebrate ONEIA’s 25th Anniversary.  The reception and dinner with the Minister will follow the fifth annual Ontario Environment and Cleantech

May 15, 2017 News

Ontario Excess Soil Report

by hazmat management editor

As reported in the Daily Commercial News, a recent report issued by the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) stresses the measurement of not only the quantity but the quality of excess soil from excavations so that effective

May 15, 2017 News

Global Call from Ontario for Carbon Negative Projects with Funding Available

by hazmat management editor

The Government of Ontario recently announced a funding program for projects that can be shown to be carbon negative.  Called Ontario’s Solutions 2030, the program is a global call for innovators to propose their solutions to help Ontario industry reduce

May 15, 2017 News

Court settlement funds cleanup and reuse of Virginia Superfund site

by hazmat management editor

The Hidden Lane Superfund Site was formerly a landfill that accepted construction and demolition (C&D) debris, land clearing wastes and other materials. A recently announced U.S. federal court settlement between Persimmon Lane LLC and the Commonwealth of Virginia and the

May 15, 2017 News

Canadian Government introduces law to ban oil tankers off northern B.C. coast

by hazmat management editor

As reported in the Globe and Mail, the federal government recently introduced legislation that would bar most oil tankers from operating along the coast of northern B.C., fulfilling an election pledge by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and formalizing a moratorium

May 15, 2017 News

Energy Transfer Partners Fined $431,000 for Oil Pipeline Spill in Ohio

by hazmat management editor

As reported by EcoWatch, the construction of Energy Transfer Partners’ new Rover Pipeline through Ohio only began mid-February but the project has already resulted in 18 incidents involving mud spills from drilling, stormwater pollution and open burning that violated the

May 15, 2017 News

Arctic Collaborations on Response Technology Possibilities

by hazmat management editor

The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) provided the latest details on its efforts to improve oil spill response technologies at the Arctic Oil Spill Response Research and Technology Workshop held in April.  The BSEE works to promote

May 15, 2017 News

Toronto Transit Commission names Spill Response Provider

by hazmat management editor

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) recently announced that QM Environmental, a Canadian environmental and industrial services company, had been named as the emergency spill response provider for the organization.   The TTC is responsible for providing public transit for the 2.8

May 14, 2017 News

$4.5 million contract for clean-up Canada’s northern territories

by hazmat management editor

The federal government recently announced that Canada-based BluMetric Environmental (TSX-V:BLM) was awarded a four-year $4.5-million contract to remediate contaminated sites in Canada’s northern territories. The contract is a standing order for consulting services in the remediation of contaminated sites across

May 14, 2017 News

Removal of WWI Artillery Boosters from Jersey Shores

by John Nicholson

Arcadis, a design and consultancy firm, recently completed an approximate $8 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District to locate and safely remove pieces of World War I-era artillery boosters from three New Jersey beaches.

May 14, 2017 News

Aviva Insurance Co. of Canada v. Intact Insurance Company.

by Jennifer O'Dell, Associate, Blaney McMurtry LLP

Aviva Insurance Co. of Canada v. Intact Insurance Company1 The outcome of the decision of Aviva Insurance Co. of Canada v. Intact Insurance Company1 should remind insurers that even though the insurance industry has taken steps to ensure that contemporary

May 14, 2017 News

AntiFog Expanded-View Visor for Hazmat Situations

by hazmat management editor

One of the most perplexing problems for protective clothing users now has a clear solution — literally.  An AntiFog Expanded-View Visor, developed by Kappler, means no more fogged-up face visors for gas-tight suit wearers.  A video demonstration may be viewed