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Throne Speech promises more green energy, legislation to reduce toxics
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TORONTO, ONT-Ontario's recently re-elected Liberal government has pledged a number of initiatives to make the province greener. The Speech from the Throne opening the first session of the 39th parliam...
12/10/2007 | Full Story

Ottawa commits $30M to clean up toxic sediments in Hamilton Harbour
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The federal government of Canada has committed $30 million to help clean up contaminated sediment in Hamilton Harbour's Randle Reef. With the total cost of the cleanup projected at $90 million, it is ...
11/19/2007 | Full Story

Ecojustice launches action against Environment Minister over NPRI reporting by mining sector
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Ecojustice (formerly Sierra Legal Defence Fund) has initiated legal action against federal Environment Minister John Baird claiming that the Minister and Environment Canada officials told mining facil...
11/19/2007 | Full Story

New Products (November 12, 2007)
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Allergen, chemical-free cleaner/sanitizer found effective against superbugs
11/12/2007 | Full Story

Failure to act on critical environment issues threatens human survival, UNEP warns
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Serious, still-unresolved environmental issues such as climate change, degradation of air, water and land, and unsustainable pressure on resources are putting humanity's very survival at risk, says th...
10/29/2007 | 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

Industry group launches initiative to lower phosphorus content in dishwasher detergent
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OTTAWA, ONT-The Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association (CCSPA) has launched an industry-led initiative to limit the phosphorus content of household automatic dishwasher detergent manufacture...
10/1/2007 | Full Story

Appellate court allows class action suit against CPR for TCE contamination
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CALGARY, ALTA-The Alberta Court of Appeal has approved a class action lawsuit against Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) by residents of the Ogden area of Calgary, who are suing CPR for contaminating grou...
10/1/2007 | Full Story

Contract worth $11M awarded for cleanup of former U.S. Coast Guard site in Nunavut
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The federal government has awarded Qikiqtaaluk Logistics, an Inuit-owned firm based in Iqaluit, a three-year contract valued at $11.1 million for the cleanup of a former United States Coast Guard navi...
10/1/2007 | Full Story

Montreal Protocol marks 20th anniversary with call to speed HCFC phase-out
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MONTREAL, QUE-At an international meeting of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), hosted by Canada, federal Environment Minister John Baird challenged the international community to speed ...
9/24/2007 | Full Story

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