Tag: contaminant

SFU Research Strengthens Link Between Low-Level Lead Exposure and Heart Disease

New research from Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Health Sciences has strengthened the connection between low-level exposure to lead and cardiovascular disease. While municipalities...

Nunatsiavut: Muskrat Falls Failing to Curb Methylmercury Accumulation

Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe has released a statement declaring that he’s disappointed that a key commitment to help mitigate downstream methylmercury impacts from the...

Waterloo Researchers Develop Faster, Cheaper E. Coli Test

Last week, researchers at the University of Waterloo have invented a faster, more affordable way for communities to test their drinking water for E....

Nfld. & Labrador Approve 7 Million-Tonne In-Pit Tailings Storage

Last week, Anaconda Mining Inc. received approval from the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Natural Resources to amend the Pine Cove Property Development Plan and Rehabilitation...

Alberta Bolsters Aquatic Invasive Species Inspections

Bolstering its fight against aquatic invasive species, the Alberta government has added two new inspection stations and 30 new boat inspectors. The two stations...

Awards Celebrate the Best in Brownfield Redevelopment

The winners of the 17th annual Brownie Awards were announced this week at a gala event, held at the Delta Toronto Hotel. With more than 120...

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