Access to some federal and provincial environmental monitoring data on air, water, land and biodiversity in the oil sands is now available.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that innocent landowners can be subject to remediation orders even if they are not responsible for the contamination.
The $18 billion award given in Ecuador against Chevron for environmental damage won’t be enforced by seizing Chevron Canada, according to Justice David Brown.
In a recent case, Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice found the Township’s anti-wind by-law invalid for vagueness and uncertainty.
A group of women in the sustainability professions agreed to work together to build support for public transit in the Greater Toronto Area.
The City of Kawartha Lakes has appealed to the Ontario Court of Appeal from a Ministry of the Environment Order, which imposed cleanup liability on the City for contamination it did not cause.
Three different international treaties regulate international aspects of of hazardous materials and wastes.
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment is seeking public comment regarding a proposed regulation to allow landfill gas power generating facilities to register in the Environmental Activity and Sector Registry.
Canada’s environmental review process for projects such as oil and gas pipelines did not have backlogs or other unreasonable delays that would justify the timelines imposed by the federal government last year, according to a study in the respected Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.
We want to add our voice to those congratulating and thanking Premier Wynne for stepping in to rescue the world class environmental research station, the irreplaceable Experimental Lakes Area that the federal government shuttered.
We have written several times about the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in AbitibiBowater v. Newfoundland, in which insolvency law trumped environmental orders.
On April 12, 2013, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) issued a public notice regarding proposed amendments to the Regulations Designating Physical Activities (Project List).
The Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal has dismissed an appeal from an individual ordered to clean up the historic contaminated site of a bankrupt company in Brighton, Ontario.
Inside Climate News, a small online non-profit devoted to covering the changing climate, has won one of the most prestigious prizes in journalism for the coverage of pipeline regulation and the hazards of tar sands oil.
A discussion on whether former corporate directors and officers have presumptive unlimited, personal, no-fault liability to orders to pay all environmental costs associated with the assets of their former corporation, or of the subsidiaries of that corporation.
The federal government has proposed amendments to its new environmental assessment regime.
The Conservative Party has introduced a Bill to revoke the Green Energy Act and the FIT Program.
Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal has refused to allow a developer to completely change its proposed grounds for seeking leave to appeal an Environmental Compliance Approval given to an existing industry, under the Environmental Bill of Rights and the Environmental Protection Act.
The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction has issued a new report, Lot-side risk reduction through voluntary retrofit programs, code interpretation and by-laws.
A large, historical Australian public health study from the Sydney Medical School concludes that health complaints about wind turbines are heavily influenced by contagious nocebo effects.