Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: contamination

Canadian Water: Get Ready for a Free-Trade Deal With China

The global trade environment is undergoing an unexpected radical period of change. One of the first acts of the Trump White House was to...

Low Levels of Toxic Metals in Athabasca River

An accumulation of research led by William Shotyk, professor and Bocock Chair for Agriculture and the Environment at University of Alberta, has found that...

De Beers Fails to Report Mercury Entering Watershed

Wildands League (WL), assisted by Ecojustice lawyers, has filed a private prosecution against De Beers Canada Inc. for failing to report levels of mercury...

Great Lakes Contaminated by Toxic Flame Retardant

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has released a report recommending the governments of Canada and the United States adopt a strategy to address toxic polybrominated diphenyl ethers...

Canadian Brownfield Builders and Innovators Celebrated at Event

The Canadian Brownfields Network (CBN) and Actual Media Inc. will celebrate the finalists for the 2016 Brownie Awards at a gala event held at...

New Technologies Go After Brownfield Contaminants at the Source

No one wants residual diesel or chlorinated solvents in their drinking water. Yet, scant decades ago, fuel tanks were left to rot underground, and...

Mount Polley Mine Disaster & Quesnel Lake: MoE Comments

After the breach of a tailing pond at Mount Polley mine, effluent from the mine was diverted to Quesnel Lake, a glacial lake from...

Mercury 40 Times Limit in Walleye

An investigation conducted by the Toronto Star has concluded that the walleye in Clay Lake that feeds residents of Grassy Narrows First Nation near...

Riverbank Stability Issues at Fault with Husky Oil Spill

Husky Oil has released a report that would suggest the cause of the pipeline leak that spilled 90,000 litres of crude into the North...

Hydraulic Fracturing Report Moves Research Agenda Forward in Canada

A new report released today seeks to aid provincial and federal governments in determining the best areas in which to advance studies related to...

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