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February 9, 2017 News

Contaminated mine “an embarrassment to Canada”

by John Nicholson

As reported by the CBC, a Yukon judge recently gave a scathing assessment of the clean-up efforts at the Mount Nansen mine.   Formerly owned by BYG Natural Resources Inc., the Mount Nansen mine is an abandoned former gold and silver

February 9, 2017 News

Improving Pipeline Monitoring and Spill Response

by John Nicholson

As reported by the Canadian Press, Alberta’s research and development agency, InnoTech Alberta, has a new program in the works that aims to improve pipeline monitoring and spill response by enlisting more indigenous people in the effort.  Hundreds of thousands

February 9, 2017 News

Industry asks U.S. DOT to Issue Hazmat Safety Rule

by John Nicholson

In a letter sent on recently to incoming U.S. Secretary of Transportation Secretary, Elaine Chao, 22 corporations and trade associations sought “the earliest possible approval” of a final rule that would address hazmat transport safety issues by harmonizing the U.S.

February 9, 2017 News

Ontario Superior Court finds insurer obliged to share equally in defence of Pollution Claim

by Michael S. Teitelbaum

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum In Aviva Insurance Co. of Canada v. Intact Insurance Company, Ontario Superior Court Justice Cavanagh granted Aviva’s request for a declaration that the CGL policy issued by Intact’s predecessor company, Cornhill, to Avondale Stores Limited, effective

February 9, 2017 News

Observations from the Brownfield Trenches in the U.S.: The Phase I Report

by Richard Opper

Lately, it seems that more and more often one runs into a Phase I report for a property that has already been through some assessment and remediation.  That is, after all, the status of many a completed brownfield project.  It’s

February 9, 2017 News

Global Forecast for the Emergency Spill Response Market

by John Nicholson

According to a recent market study, the emergency spill response market is estimated to reach $33.68 billion (USD) by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.0% between 2016 and 2022.  The market is expected to have significant

February 9, 2017 News

Spill Response Job in Hawaii

by John Nicholson

Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) is currently looking for a Mate aboard an Oil Spill Response vessel located in Honolulu, HI.   The position offers a schedule of M-F 0700-1530 with the ability to go home nights and weekends.  This is

February 9, 2017 News

Emergency Management and Business Continuity Standard Course

by John Nicholson

The Ontario Association of Emergency Managers (OAEM) is hosting an Emergency Management and Business Continuity Standard Course based on the Canadian Standard Association (CSA) Standard Z1600. The event is scheduled for two days, March 9th and 10th from 11 am

February 9, 2017 News

Oil Spill Response Course – May 2017

by John Nicholson

The United States National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility (Ohmsett) is holding an Oil Spill Response Strategies and Tactics Training session from May 22-25, 2017 at the Ohmsett facility in Leonardo, New Jersey. Over the past

February 9, 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

February 3, 2017 News

Networking Opportunities for Emergency Managers in Ontario

by John Nicholson

Are you: New to Emergency Management or Business Continuity?  An Emergency Management Professional looking to give back to your community?  A First Responder, Health Professional, Risk Management Professional, Private Consultant, Business Continuity Coordinator, IT Professional, or an Emergency Manager from

February 2, 2017 News

$1 billion Lawsuit for Contamination from Love Canal

by John Nicholson

The Town of Wheatfield, New York, just east of Niagara Falls, is being sued by current and former residents who claim that contaminants from the old Niagara Sanitation landfill impact their adjacent properties. There are 16 notices of claim that