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$2.9M Charge for Spill of Diesel Fuel and Lubricants
The company's name will also be added to the Environmental Offenders Registry.
Canada
29 Jul 2019
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Federal Carbon-Pricing Scheme Is Constitutional: A Review Of The Reference Re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2019 ONCA 544
Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2019 ONCA 544 on the constitutionality of the federal carbon pricing scheme.
Canada
15 Jul 2019
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$3.8M Fine For Pipeline Oil Leak
On June 12, 2019 Husky Oil Operations ("Husky Oil") pled guilty to one count under section 36(3) of the Fisheries Act and one count under section 5.1(1) of the Migratory Birds Convention Act.
Canada
27 Jun 2019
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The Ever-Changing Carbon Tax Debate Throughout Canada
On May 22, 2019 the Alberta government tabled the Carbon Tax Repeal Act to immediately repeal the existing carbon levy. The repeal of the Carbon Tax Repeal Act is under the provisions of Bill 1
Canada
17 Jun 2019
5
Blue Heron Deaths Results In $2.75M Fine
On January 2, 2019 Syncrude Canada Ltd. pled guilty in the Alberta Court to one count of violating the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 along with several provincial charges.
Canada
9 Jan 2019
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Renewable Energy Leader
The proposed plan also includes moving its public transit system to electric buses.
Canada
8 Nov 2018
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Environmental Assessments No Longer Necessary?
In May 2017 the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives reported the existence of approximately 16 dams located throughout northern British Colombia constructed without the proper regulatory approvals
Canada
26 Oct 2018
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Federal Court Of Appeal Quashes Order In Council Approving Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion In Tsleil-Waututh Nation v. Canada (Attorney General), 2018 FCA 153
On August 30, 2018, the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision concerning the judicial review of an Order in Council approving
Canada
9 Sep 2018
9
Premier Doug Ford Directs OEB To Remove Carbon Tax
On August 29, 2018 Premier Doug Ford announced the removal of the cost of carbon tax from natural gas rates by October 1, 2018.
Canada
5 Sep 2018
10
Fortis Alberta Ordered To Pay $300,000.00 Fine For Unreported Oil Spill
On August 15, 2018, the Provincial Court of Alberta ordered the electrical utility, FortisAlberta, to pay a $300,000.00 fine for failing to report an oil spill in a timely manner.
Canada
29 Aug 2018
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Imperial Oil Limited Ordered To Pay $650,000.00 By Ontario Court Of Justice
Imperial Oil Limited was recently convicted of breaching s.14 of Ontario's Environmental Protection Act ("EPA") for permitting the discharge of a contaminant into the natural environment.
Canada
1 Aug 2018
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Train Derailment Results In Significant Environmental Fines
On July 6, 2013, 74 unattended freight train cars carrying Bakken Formation crude oil rolled down a 1.2% grade from the town of Nantes and into the downtown area of the Town of Lac-Mégantic.
Canada
13 Feb 2018
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Renewable Fuel Standard
The Ontario government is committed to reducing greenhouse gases by 15% by 2020, 27% by 2030 and 80% by 2050 relative to 1990 levels.
Canada
15 Feb 2017
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Imperial Oil Fined $650,000
The Imperial Oil refinery pled guilty to one offence for discharging a contaminant, coker stabilizer, thermocracked gas, into the natural environment causing an adverse effect and was fined $650,000...
Canada
5 Oct 2016
15
Another Piece To Ontario's Climate Change Response
On June 8, 2016, Ontario released its Climate Change Action Plan. The plan follows closely on the heels of the introduction of legislation that will put a cap and trade programme into place in the province.
Canada
17 Jun 2016
16
Half Of World's Natural Heritage Sites Are Under Threat
There are currently 229 sites designated natural and mixed natural/cultural world heritage sites.
Canada
15 Apr 2016
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$4.2 Million U.S.D. Fracking Win For Plaintiffs
On March 10, 2016, a jury awarded eight residents of Pennsylvania from two different families $4.2 million from Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. for negligent drilling of wells, causing a private nuisance...
Canada
1 Apr 2016
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Energy East Pipeline Project Faces Further Legal Hurdles
Regional concerns over the contentious Energy East project have taken on an interesting twist recently.
Canada
15 Mar 2016
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General Contractor Dalcon Enterprises Fined $80,000
On January 25, 2016, Dalcon Enterprises Ltd., a general contractor, was convicted of two offences and fined $80,000 (plus the 25% victim fine surcharge).
Canada
9 Mar 2016
20
Sunrise Propane Explosion: $5.3 Million In Fines
Sunrise Propane owned a propane filling plant in the city of Toronto and 1367220 Ontario Inc. held the Technical Standards and Safety Authority licence to operate that plant.
Canada
1 Feb 2016
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