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.
The $18 billion award given in Ecuador against Chevron for environmental damage won’t be enforced by seizing Chevron Canada, according to Justice David Brown.
In a recent case, Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice found the Township’s anti-wind by-law invalid for vagueness and uncertainty.
A group of women in the sustainability professions agreed to work together to build support for public transit in the Greater Toronto Area.
The City of Kawartha Lakes has appealed to the Ontario Court of Appeal from a Ministry of the Environment Order, which imposed cleanup liability on the City for contamination it did not cause.
Three different international treaties regulate international aspects of of hazardous materials and wastes.
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment is seeking public comment regarding a proposed regulation to allow landfill gas power generating facilities to register in the Environmental Activity and Sector Registry.
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.
The RE-Powering America's Land Initiative encourages the placement of renewable energy facilities on contaminated and remediated sites.
It may be time for our federal courts to rethink their reluctance to accept major environmental claims that the courts of other countries are simply not yet able to handle.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has published a proposed rule entitled Response to Petition for Rulemaking; Findings of Substantial Inadequacy; and SIP Calls to Amend Provisions Applying to Excess Emissions During Periods of Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction.
Last week, I attended the April meeting of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission's Environmental Justice Work Group. DVRPC staff presented an overview of its updated comprehensive plan, Connections 2040, which contained eye-opening information that is relevant to developers throughout the Delaware Valley.
Last week, the European Parliament rejected a proposal to reduce the quantity of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions allowances in order to fix a supply-demand imbalance in the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS).
In a decision that should not have come as a surprise to anyone, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday, in "Conservation Northwest v. Sherman", that the Bureau of Land Management and other agencies implementing the Northwest Forest Plan could not amend the NFP.