Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tag: groundwater

B.C. Releases Contaminated Sites Remediation Report

British Columbia has released its 2018 report on the Crown Contaminated Sites Program (CCSP). The report was released on July 5th, 2018, and details...

N.S. Invokes Environment Act to Unearth Harrietsfield Contamination

The Province of Nova Scotia has committed to determining what’s required to remediate a former construction and demolition site in Harrietsfield, Halifax Regional Municipality. Nova...

Environmental Assessment Process to Begin at Boat Harbour, N.S.

Nova Scotia has announced that Boat Harbour in Pictou County will undergo a detailed Class II environmental assessment process under the province’s Environment Act. Environment...

Yukon Prepares for Second Phase of Marwell Tar Pit Remediation

The Government of Yukon announced preparations for the next phase of remediation work at the Marwell Tar Pit site in Whitehorse, which will begin...

Nestlé & Guelph Share Data to Improve Science-Based Decision Making

At the request of the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC), the City of Guelph has signed a reciprocal agreement with Nestlé...

Future Food Sustainability

Many things in life are optional, but food isn't one of them. That's why the findings of a new research report by the Institute for...

Sparwood, B.C. Searches for a New Source of Drinking Water

The District of Sparwood, British Columbia has commenced work on locating a new community drinking water supply near Cummings Creek. An Environmental Assessment Report joint...

Artificial Sweeteners in Groundwater Indicate Contamination from Septic Systems

Researchers from the University of Waterloo has found evidence that artificial sweeteners are making their way into rural groundwater through septic system wastewater. The study describes how the researchers tested private,...

N.S. Auditor General Reports on Contaminated Sites and Climate Change

On Wednesday, Nova Scotia’s Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his report on the environment to the House Assembly, which includes assessments of contaminated sites...

Long-Term Effects of Arsenic in Drinking Water

A new paper published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows that arsenic in drinking water may have one of the longest dormancy periods...

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