Prenatal /child toxics and chronic disease
The Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment (CPCHE) has released a video to help families reduce child health risks associated with common household toxics. Their top five priorities:Continue reading the post titled Prenatal /child toxics and chronic disease
Siskinds is pleased to once again sponsor the Rock the Road 10k on August 19th, 2012.
Rock the Road 10K is a 10-kilometer running road race that will start and finish at Masonville Place in London, Ontario. The start/finish line as well as the course will resemble a festival type atmosphere with bands, cheerleaders, refreshments, massage, yoga, etc. and funds will be raised t…Continue reading the post titled Siskinds is pleased to once again sponsor the Rock the Road 10k on August 19th, 2012.
Bizarre rules on Record of Site Condition
Here’s another bizarre rule about Records of Site Condition for contaminated sites where land-uses change:Continue reading the post titled Bizarre rules on Record of Site Condition
$250-million class action lawsuit launched against SNC-Lavalin
Law firm Siskinds, Desmeules said today it has filed a proposed $250-million class action on behalf of investors against SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. and some of its current and former officers and directors for allegedly misleading investors and engaging in what it calls “unlawful activities” in …Continue reading the post titled $250-million class action lawsuit launched against SNC-Lavalin
Siskinds, Desmeules announces filing in Québec of a proposed class action against SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
The Québec law firm of Siskinds, Desmeules today announced the filing in the Québec Superior Court of a proposed class action against SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC), and certain of SNC’s current and former officers and directors.To view full press release, click here.Continue reading the post titled Siskinds, Desmeules announces filing in Québec of a proposed class action against SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Impacts of Transportation
Environmental Guide for Assessing and Mitigating the Air Quality Impacts and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Provincial Transportation Projects. To provide a more defensible evaluation of the air quality/ greenhouse gas impacts of highway projects, used in environmental assessments, the Ministry…Continue reading the post titled Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Impacts of Transportation
Green transition scoreboard
Now, for some good news: The latest report on the Green Transition Scoreboard® describes $3.3T of private investments in the green economy since 2007. This is a significant jump since last year and shows that, while the traditional global economy is quite stagnant, the green economy is grow…Continue reading the post titled Green transition scoreboard
Construction accident spill
Balterre Contracting Limited was fined $200,000 for rupturing a natural gas pipeline during road construction, spilling natural gas into the environment, causing an adverse effect.Continue reading the post titled Construction accident spill
Soot: another path to climate action… if we take it
What’s the best way to slow climate change? Governments have mostly wasted the last twenty years, conspicuously failing to effectively reduce the greenhouse gases in the Kyoto Protocol basket ( CO2, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, and sulphur hexafluoride)…Continue reading the post titled Soot: another path to climate action… if we take it
BP civil claims trial start delayed
Civil claims arising from the explosion and oil spills of BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig were scheduled to start trial today before U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier. More than 500 lawsuits against BP PLC and other defendants were consolidated into one of the largest multidistrict litigatio…Continue reading the post titled BP civil claims trial start delayed
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