The Ontario Court of Appeal recently dismissed the appeal of the City of Kawartha Lakes, which sought to overturn a decision of the Divisional Court.
Ecojustice has intervened in an appeal before Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal, hoping that they will enforce a public trust in water resources.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a decision of the Environmental Review Tribunal, refusing to allow an innocent landowner, City of Kawartha Lakes, to lead evidence about the actual polluters.
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has recently released its Draft Regulations Amending the Regulations Designating Physical Activities.
In 2012, the government of B.C. passed legislation that would eliminate any limitation period previously applicable to actions to recover the costs of environmental remediation under the Environmental Management Act.
Toxco Waste Management Ltd., of Trail, B.C., was ordered to pay $17,500 to the Environmental Damages Fund by the Provincial Court of British Columbia after pleading guilty to importing waste lithium batteries exceeding the limit set out in its import permit.
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.
On May 9, 2013, the daily concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere exceeded 400 parts per million at the Mauna Loa monitoring station for the first time ever at least at one monitoring location according to the Scripps Institute of Oceanography
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement recently announced that they had entered into a Memorandum of Agreement concerning offshore safety and environmental regulations.
The court recently issued a follow up decision in which it declined to apply its ruling to a company which had sent its transformers for repair by the same recycling facility.
For several years, the District of Columbia has been working toward regulations designed to prevent and eliminate lead hazards.
The Boston City Council has recently approved an ordinance requiring building owners to report annual energy and water use.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has recently overturned the United States District Court for the District of Columbia’s ruling in the case of Mingo Logan Coal Company v. United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown’s office announced his intention to propose "updates" to Proposition 65 supposedly designed to make the law less susceptible to the widespread abuses by plaintiffs’ lawyers suffered by those who do business in California.
On Tuesday, MassDEP announced release of its updated Solid Waste Master Plan, subtitled "Pathway to Zero Waste."
Under EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard program, a specified volume of renewable fuels must be used for transportation fuel, home heating oil, and/or jet fuel in the U.S. each year.
The California Air Resources Board held its second auction of greenhouse gas allowances on February 19, 2013.
On March 26, 2013, a coalition of environmental groups petitioned the Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to initiate rulemaking to address pipeline safety and spill response risks related to the transportation of diluted bitumen.