Friday, December 4, 2020

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Malaysian Delegates Learn Water Practices from Ontario

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A delegation from the State of Sarawak, Malaysia visited Ontario last week, engaging with the University of Waterloo’s the Water Institute, as part of its...

Advancing the Science on Dam Renewal and Removal

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There are tens of thousands of large hydro dams in North America, built in the 1940s and 50s, that are nearing the end of...

Greenhouse Gas Footprints of Reservoirs Revealed

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When hydropower reservoirs trap organic matter, it leads to higher local greenhouse gas emissions. The emissions are not increased; rather, they are displaced. A new...

N.L. Announces Appointee to Investigate Mud Lake Flooding

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In May, flooding of the Churchill River at Mud Lake, Newfoundland & Labrador, caused the community to evacuate the area and extensive damage to...

SNC-Lavalin Wins Clean Energy Award for Jimmie Creek Project

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SNC-Lavalin has announced that its work on Alterra Power Corp. and Axium Infrastructure Inc.’s Jimmie Creek Hydroelectric Project won Clean Energy BC’s Project Excellence...

New Research Forecasts Impacts of Proposed Hydroelectric Development on Local Communities

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New research from Harvard University has forecasted human exposure to methylmercury levels in areas of Canada where new hydroelectric development is being considered will...

Academic Group and Royal Society of Canada Released Statement Opposing Site...

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More than 250 prominent university professors from across Canada, including legal scholars, political scientists, water scientists, and environmental scientists, released a statement of concern...

Review of Lake Winnipeg Hydroelectric Operations Sets New Requirements

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This week the Manitoba Clean Environment Commission (CEC) released a report on the review of the regulation for hydropower development on the Nelson River...

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