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Diesel spill from unapproved storage tank leads to $50K fine
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TORONTO, ONT-An east-end Toronto company, D Crupi & Sons, was fined $50,000 and levied a victim fine surcharge after pleading guilty to a charge under the Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA). The c...
12/3/2007 | Full Story

EUB probes Scotford upgrader gas release, Waterton gas field pipeline leak
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A November 19 gas release and fire at Shell Canada's Scotford upgrader forced the evacuation of a number of workers from a section of the facility. Following a operational upset, the gas, containing m...
11/26/2007 | Full Story

Fertilizer producer fined $280K in connection with 2005 SO2 release
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CALGARY, ALTA-Tiger Industries was fined $280,000 after pleading guilty to a charge under Alberta's Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act in connection with a January 2005 release of sulfur dio...
11/5/2007 | Full Story

Rail failure named as cause of 2005 derailment, spill at Lake Wabamun
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The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has concluded that the August 2005 derailment of a westbound Canadian National freight train near Wabamun, Alberta was caused by a defective rail that b...
10/29/2007 | Full Story

Green Marine program aims to minimize the shipping industry's environmental footprint
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The marine industry in Quebec and the rest of Canada has officially launched its own environmental program. The Green Marine program covering the St Lawrence and Great Lakes corridor is the first of i...
10/29/2007 | Full Story

Calendar (September 17, 2007)
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October 1-3: The Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is presenting a specialty conference on Managing Ship Emissions and Effluents with Emphasis on Eastern Canada and the North Atlantic S...
9/17/2007 | Full Story

BC, federal agencies monitor diesel spill site at ecological reserve
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The federal department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), the Canadian Coast Guard, the British Columbia Ministry of Environment (MOE) and LeRoy Trucking (the responsible party) have moved from spill resp...
9/10/2007 | Full Story

Imperial Oil fined $100K for SO2 release from Sarnia refinery
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SARNIA. ONT-Imperial Oil Limited was fined $100,000 and levied a victim fine surcharge after pleading guilty to discharging sulfur dioxide (SO2) from its Sarnia oil refinery complex into the atmospher...
9/10/2007 | Full Story

CP Rail levied $75K in penalties relating to 2003 derailment, ethylene glycol spill
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VANCOUVER, BC-Canadian Pacific Railway was recently fined $25,000 in connection with a February 2003 train derailment in Port Moody, British Columbia. CP Rail has also been ordered to pay $50,000 to t...
9/10/2007 | Full Story

CEC rejects submissions on seal hunt, St Clair River spills
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The Commission for Environmental Co-operation (CEC) has concluded that a submission by two Mexican environmental organizations concerning Canada's annual harp seal hunt does not qualify for further in...
8/6/2007 | Full Story

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