Significant amounts of toxic chemicals have been found in public water supplies in 33 US states: these compounds have been moved up as a national priority.
Canadian-led researchers in Hawaii found emissions phenomenon is intensified by sun exposure.
Will take place in the fourth quarter this year and include about 30 staff and 50 hourly positions.
Construction materials show strength, automotive and supplies fall.
Many of the microplastics are in the form of fibres from polyester and rayon clothing.
Nova found to have breached the joint venture agreements both as operator and as co-owner.
Sampling has found perfluoroalkyl, polyfluoroalkylcontamination in water around military bases, factories and other sites.
Non-profit BC Recycle is gearing up for province-wide collection next year.
Plant is expected to produce polyvinyl chloride, used to make rigid plastic pipes.
Canadian exporters in for a rough ride, says TD.
Targets designed to get ahead of government regulation; Canada in consultation phase of national plastics strategy.
Simon Fraser study found microplastics at 16 sites in the Baynes Sound and Lambert Channel areas.
Montreal project rehabilitates brownfields abandoned because they’re too expensive to redevelop.
Countries report close to zero production since 2006 but 13,000 tonnes released a year since 2013.
End federal exemptions that allow such chemicals in clothes and other textiles: Environmental Defence