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Industry's environmental efforts can expect closer scrutiny by regulators, public
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The environment continues to ride high as a Canadian, indeed global, public policy issue, though there is some evidence that it may be a false high arising from prompted pollster questions. There seem...
12/10/2007 | Full Story

Feds add funds to Lake Winnipeg cleanup activities
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The federal government is increasing its support for cleanup activities on Lake Winnipeg, providing $18 million over five years under its Action Plan for Clean Water. This investment will add $11 mill...
11/26/2007 | Full Story

Eco-Tec honoured by CME for biogas purification technology
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PICKERING, ONT-Eco-Tec, a manufacturer of water purification, gas processing and chemical recovery systems for industrial operations, recently received the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)...
11/26/2007 | 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

RBC establishes Blue Water grant program, unveils expanded environmental policy
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Combining environmental stewardship with social commitment, the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has established a new ten-year, $50-million grant program to support projects dedicated to water conservation...
10/29/2007 | 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

Taking Stock shows large emitters drive pollution decline, numerous small facilities show higher releases
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A handful of industrial facilities that are the leading pollution emitters in Canada and the U.S. have been driving a steady decline in releases of toxic chemicals to the environment--15% between 1998...
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

Sustainability indicators link poorer air, water quality, higher GHG emissions to population, economic growth
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A "preview" report on four key Canadian environmental sustainability indicators in three categories -air quality, freshwater quality and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions-points to continuing challenges ...
10/22/2007 | Full Story

Scientific experts call for stronger CEPA to cut exposure to toxic substances
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More than 1,000 Canadian scientists have called on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) to ensure that it reduces Canadians' exposure to toxic substa...
10/22/2007 | Full Story

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