Feds work on new policies to stop illegal shipments of garbage
Environment Canada and the Canada Border Services Agency are looking at what can be done.
Canada sets new greenhouse gas reduction target
Feds pledge to cut emissions to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030; critics say plan is weak.
Waste management companies fined $87,000 for PCB spill
Charges stem from a 2012 incident near Saskatoon involving a tractor trailer leak.
Harper continues to stall on emissions action
PM insists no new Canadian emissions rules for energy sector until US takes action.
Canada’s clean energy sector investment growing quickly: study
Sector now accounts for almost 24,000 direct jobs.
Ottawa demands NAFTA body drop oil sands tailings investigation
Environment Canada says the CEC is acting “contrary to its authority.”
Feds backs off oilsands assessments, acknowledge GHG targets not met
The government’s list of projects that will require environmental assessments does not include in-situ oil sands mines.
Canada won’t meet emissions target: Environment Canada
GHG emissions by 2020 will top 734 megatonnes – a long way from Canada’s 607-megatonne target.
BC meeting GHG reduction targets, but setting up smokescreen for LNG
Tides Canada report concludes LNG plants will be 300% dirtier than electricity-driven operations.
Ottawa won’t investigate Suncor spill despite toxin findings
Undiluted samples from the spill killed rainbow trout exposed to it.
Wind project on Sable Island a standstill 13 years later
Assessment could result in the scrapping of the five turbines.
Bitumen behaviour latest conflict at Northern Gateway hearings
Northern Gateway proponents say diluted bitumen wouldn’t sink if there’s a marine spill.
Feds introduce pan-Canadian risk assessment study on marine safety
Study will analyze and evaluate risks of oil or chemical spills in Canadian waters involving ships or oil handling facilities
Most toxic BPA destroyed or in landfills: Canadian study
But critics say the study should not stall efforts to eliminate the chemical.
Ontario Liberals slapped with $1-billion lawsuits over wind farms
SouthPoint Wind has filed the suit after its offshore wind project applications were cancelled by the provincial government.