NRTEE releases new report on sustainable water use
In Changing Currents: Water Sustainability and the Future of Canada’s Natural Resources Sector, the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) concluded that Canada’s structures for management and governance of water resources weren’t equipped for what the report called a…Continue reading the post titled NRTEE releases new report on sustainable water use
Compliance in reporting
Here are Dianne’s presentation slides on Compliance and reporting Nov 15 11 from this week’s Envirogate conference, Environmental Compliance Essentials. Bottom line: due diligence in environmental reporting has the same basic structure as any other due diligence program: identify…Continue reading the post titled Compliance in reporting
Cycling, accidents, and responsibility
A great deal of responsibility is placed on cyclists to watch out for their own safety. Under the Highway Traffic Act, a bicycle is a vehicle and has the same rights and responsibilities as other road users and the driver of a bicycle must be as conscientious as the driver of a car. The Courts...Continue reading the post titled Cycling, accidents, and responsibility
Sino-Forest says independent committee finds no fraud, Q3 results delayed
Proactiveinvestors.com reports on the Sino-Forest lawsuit.To read full article, please click here.Continue reading the post titled Sino-Forest says independent committee finds no fraud, Q3 results delayed
RCMP investigation into Sino-Forest won’t alter path of class action
Canadian Lawyer Magazine reports on Siskinds class action suit against Sino-Forest Corp. To read the full story, please click here.Continue reading the post titled RCMP investigation into Sino-Forest won’t alter path of class action
Congratulations to the Hamilton Spectator
Congratulations to the Hamilton Spectator for their investigative journalism on hazardous waste and contaminated sites: Toxic Past and Present. Why are there so many abandoned contaminated sites?Continue reading the post titled Congratulations to the Hamilton Spectator
CO2/ GHG emissions getting worse, faster
The increase is larger than the worst-case scenario expected by United Nations scientists when the 2008 IPCC report was issued.Continue reading the post titled CO2/ GHG emissions getting worse, faster
11/11/11. Remembrance Day. Remember how lucky we are, and why, especially at 11 AM today. And as for the environmental impact of war, see Wikipedia, Lenntech, Sierra Club, Canadian Medical Association Journal, and Iraq war environmental impact assessment.Continue reading the post titled Remembrance Day
Chemicals in dry cleaned clothes
"So the sweater I get back from my dry cleaner - is it safe to put on?
Georgetown chemistry professor Paul Roepe: I don’t do it."
US EPA working on standards for gas fracking water
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a schedule to develop standards for wastewater discharges produced by natural gas extraction from underground coal bed and shale formations (“fracking”).Continue reading the post titled US EPA working on standards for gas fracking water
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