Tag: remediation

Study indicates sky to shore journey of PFAS into the Great...

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The Great Lakes cradle a staggering 20 per cent of the world's freshwater and provide homes for approximately 10 per cent of the U.S....

New tool empowers environmental assessment process in B.C.

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British Columbia's Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has launched a new tool to engage the public during environmental assessments, empowering people to have a more...

Brownie Awards 2024: Submit your nominations for outstanding brownfields projects

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The 25th Anniversary of the Brownie Awards is featuring a special anniversary award and a refresh of other categories to bring the qualifications up to speed...

Regulatory amendments in Ontario to encourage greater reuse of excess soil

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The Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has made amendments to Ontario Regulation 406/19 and the associated Soil Rules to increase soil management...

Researchers tackling emerging pollutant on prairies to protect drinking water

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With the help of the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), researchers from the University of Guelph (UofG) have learned...

US EPA finalizes first-ever standard to provide protection from PFAS

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On April 10, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) issued the first-ever national, legally enforceable drinking water standard to protect communities from...

CBN communicates the benefits of brownfields, calls for awards nominations

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Solutions for environmental challenges are not always immediately obvious or straightforward. A recent webinar, presented by the Canadian Brownfields Network (CBN), considered how to...

Alberta Energy Regulator prescribes oil and gas orphan fund levy

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In accordance with Part 11 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is prescribing an oil and gas orphan fund...

Groundbreaking Brownfields Case: Budding legal minds explore the art of the...

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By Saul Chernos What does it take to be an environmental lawyer? Answers were in ample supply at the seventh edition of the Willms &...

PFAS in Mining: How to manage potential impacts, risks, and challenges

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By Tanya Shanoff and Justin Hains We see that PFAS—or per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances—are showing up around the world. In Canada, regulators looking for...