Cleaning up the largest and most contaminated site within the Canadian Great Lakes requires in-depth planning, dredging up layers and layers of historic pollution.
Last March, after Nova Scotia identified nearly 70 sites it plans to assess and potentially remediate, officials have now added five more sites to its long list of areas contaminated during the province’s first gold rush era.
The Park Street testing clinic in Charlottetown was singled out in P.E.I.'s auditor general's report, which has warned of the possibility of "potential contaminants" at the site due to a planned environmental assessment, put on hold due to the pandemic use of the facility.
A number of significant brownfield remediation projects took the spotlight at the recent Brownie Awards, where award winners ranged from Whitehorse’s thermal conduction work at Marwell Tar Pit, to the successful financing partnerships surrounding the Randle Reef project in Ontario.
Alberta's oil and gas regulator has rolled out new rules aimed at addressing the growing problem of inactive and abandoned wells in the province, but critics say the industry should be forced to do even more to clean up after itself.
Grant Erlick, former Mansteel director, convicted under Environmental Protection Act for neglecting environment ministry orders.
Ministry of Environment says it takes spills seriously and is looking for new ways to make polluters pay.
The current spike in oil prices is no reason to force industry to spend more on cleaning up Alberta's tens of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells, says the province's energy minister.
This Special to the DCN three-part series on what you need to know to hire the right contractor for your next big remediation project began with an article differentiating between a consultant versus a contractor.
When it comes to environmental remediation, it could be a simple “dig and dump” project or it could require a multi-disciplinary approach. Either way, the key to a successful project is having the right team of experts for the job.
When it comes to environmental remediation, no two jobs are alike. It could be a simple “dig and dump,” or it could require a multi-disciplinary approach with a variety of remedial technologies and project partners.
As Keno City grapples with the imminent loss of its waste transfer station and other services, local outcry dovetails with problems caused by renewed mining in the region.
In recent years, phytoremediation (the utilization of plants, animals and microorganism to take up or immobilize hazardous substances from contaminated soils) has been widely applied to the remediation of Cadmium (Cd) contaminated soil.
Provincial government program to clean up abandoned wells gets up to $3 million a year.
The Alberta Energy Regulator introduced the proposed Manual XXX: Contamination Management on July 7, 2021. This manual is intended to assist companies in understanding the requirements and expectations under the Remediation Regulation for remediating contamination.
On June 28, 2021, the Minister of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change announced in a press release the adoption of the Regulation respecting the traceability of excavated contaminated soils, which was subsequently published in the Gazette officielle du Québec on July 7.
SUDBURY - The City of North Bay and the Department of National Defence (DND) have struck an agreement on a $20 million cleanup of water and soil near the Jack Garland Airport.
Much of the taxpayer money that has funded oil well cleanup in Alberta may have simply replaced money that energy companies would have spent anyway, according to a new analysis.
The city says it's checked and can't find evidence that this happened