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Tag: pollution

Government seeks feedback on ways to reduce pollution from landfills

Municipal solid waste landfills are responsible for almost one quarter of Canada's methane emissions. Methane formed when organic material decomposes is a greenhouse gas...

Ontario Launches Tool to Report Pollution in Real-Time

The Ontario government is launching a new user-friendly online tool so the public can conveniently report incidents of pollution in real-time from a smartphone....

Get Smart on Stormwater to Save Billions

As climate change begins to gather speed, its impacts become more visible each year. It is not just about polar bears anymore. It isn’t...

Report: More Must Be Done to Protect Ontario’s Water

The Ontario government continues to allow raw sewage to overflow into Ontario lakes and rivers at an alarming rate, says a new report by...

Montreal Researchers Find Watersheds’ Avg. Max Phosphorus Absorption

A study led by researchers at Université de Montréal has quantified the maximum amount of phosphorus that can accumulate in a watershed before additional...

Greywater Dumping In Arctic Waters Set to Double By 2035

A gap in Canadian regulations governing greywater disposal in the Arctic could lead to a significant increase in pollution in highly sensitive waters in the...

Duffin Creek Plant Finds Way Forward on Phosphorus Reduction

Ontario’s York and Durham regional municipalities have completed a study requested by the province’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change on strategies to further...

Lampman, Sask. to Upgrade Wastewater Treatment Infrastructure

Yesterday, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced funding to upgrade the Town of Lampman’s wastewater treatment infrastructure. The federal and provincial governments are each...

Phosphorus Offsetting Policy to Safeguard Lake Simcoe’s Health

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority has released their Phosphorus Offsetting Policy, which they will adopt as of September 22nd, 2017 to take effect as...

NWT Releases Guidelines for Effluent Mixing Zones

The Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) announced the release of the Guidelines for Effluent...

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