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March 12, 2017 News

Robots Mapping and Cleaning Nuclear Sites

by Hazmat Management Editor

As report in Sputnik News, a team of researchers at the University of Manchester in Great Britain has been awarded a grant by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to develop a robotic system equipped with a wider

March 12, 2017 News

Quebec Company fined $500,000 for Oil Discharge

by John Nicholson

Valero Energy Inc., Jean Gaulin Refinery (formerly Ultramar Ltd.) based Lévis, Quebec, recently pleaded guilty to six environmental offences and it was sentenced by a judge to pay the sum of $500,000.  The company was order to pay a $120,000

March 12, 2017 News

Researchers Invent a Sponge for Oil Spill Cleanup

by John Nicholson

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Lab recently announced that that had invented a new material that could completely revolutionize the way oil spills are cleaned up. The sponge foam, called Oleo Sponge, can soak up 90

March 12, 2017 News

Environmental Health and Safety Market Analysis

by John Nicholson

According to a market analysis report prepared by Grand View Research Inc., the global environmental health and safety market is expected to reach $96.18 billion (USD) by 2025.  The increasing number of regulations imposed by environmental protection and governmental agencies

March 12, 2017 News

MPs Vote to Continue Marathon Talkfest as “Strategy” for Disposal of Mercury in CFLs

by Kathleen Cooper, Canadian Environmental Law Association

When I was about seven years old I recall my mother getting very upset upon breaking a thermometer.  On her knees and chasing shiny globules of mercury across the kitchen floor, she told me it was poison.  Suitably impressed I

March 12, 2017 News

Statutory Right to Compensation for Remediation Applies to Spills Occurring before the Right was in Force

by Stanely D. Berger, B.C.L., L.L.C., Certified Specialist in Environmental Law, Fogler Rubinoff

On March 6th, 2017 Superior Court Judge P.E. Roger ruled in Huang v. Fraser Hillary’s Ltd., 2017 ONSC 1500 that section 99 of Ontario’s Environmental Protection Act R.S.O. 1990, c.E19 allowed the plaintiffs to recover compensation against a neighbouring dry

March 12, 2017 News

Podcast on Re-Engineering Remedial Processes Cost-Efficiently

by John Nicholson

A podcast is available on re-engineering traditional remedial processes to treat soils and groundwater in order to make them more cost efficient is available on the Accelerated Remediation Technologies LLC (ART) website.  The podcast, presented by Mohamed Odah, PhD, P.E.,

March 12, 2017 News

ONEIA Event with Ontario Environmental Commissioner – March 28th, 2017

by John Nicholson

The Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA) is pleased to announce that the Ontario Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe will offer her annual address to the province’s environment and cleantech industry on March 28th. The Commissioner will join us earlier in the

March 12, 2017 News

Webinar: Balancing the Costs of Cleanup during Remedial Planning

by John Nicholson

REGENESIS® is hosting a remediation presentation with special guest speaker, Jeffrey Carnahan, MS, LPG, Executive Vice President for EnviroForensics.  Mr. Carnahan’s presentation will cover balancing the costs of active cleanup and long-term stewardship (LTS) during remedial planning, and will include

March 12, 2017 News

Webinar: Fundamentals in Site Characterization

by John Nicholson

This series will help you plan and implement effective site characterization strategies. Webinars cover both classic methods and innovative approaches to characterize soil, groundwater and soil vapour quality. Learn how to demonstrate delineation using data supported by your conceptual site

March 12, 2017 News

Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show – Toronto, May 2-3, 2017

by Hazmat Management Editor

Workplace Safety and Prevention Services is hosting Partners in Prevention 2017 Conference and Trade on May 2nd and 3rd.  The event will be held at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario.  The conference features two days of keynote speakers, cutting-edge

March 12, 2017 News

Marketing Opportunities in Hazmat Magazine

by John Nicholson

Hazmat Management Magazine’s weekly e-newsletter is distributed to over 18,000 environmental, cleantech, and hazmat professionals in North America.  Have your company’s product or service included in our company profile section of HazMat Management’s weekly e-newsletter or web site. Starting at