Waste & Pollution Management

Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Canada has no standard for more than 100 substances regulated by at least one other comparison country.

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David Suzuki: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump

David Suzuki: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump

Is dilution really the solution to pollution — especially when it’s nuclear waste that can stay radioactive for 100,000 years?

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Mercury in Canada’s Arctic: Why we should be paying closer attention

Mercury in Canada’s Arctic: Why we should be paying closer attention

New study finds increased mercury level Arctic marine birds due to climate change.

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Are oil production emissions bad for your health? Ask Alberta’s energy regulator

Are oil production emissions bad for your health? Ask Alberta’s energy regulator

Report concludes that odours from bitumen tanks in Peace River are causing health issues for nearby residents.

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Alberta group crowdfunds in effort to press government on tar sands spills

Alberta group crowdfunds in effort to press government on tar sands spills

Keepers of the Athabasca want to get the word out about ongoing oil spills in Cold Lake, Alberta.

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At least we solved the ozone crisis … oh, wait

At least we solved the ozone crisis … oh, wait

Scientists have identified four new man-made gases that may be depleting the ozone layer.

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Transport Minister expresses concerns over sending oil through Churchill

Transport Minister expresses concerns over sending oil through Churchill

Canada’s federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt recently came out bluntly against shipping oil through Canada’s north.

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BC’s New Prosperity Mine rejected again by federal government

BC’s New Prosperity Mine rejected again by federal government

Environmental groups applaud the New Prosperity Mine rejection as a huge win for human rights and natural ecosystems.

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David Suzuki: Trading water for fuel is fracking crazy

David Suzuki: Trading water for fuel is fracking crazy

It would be impossible to live without water. Yet, in our mad rush to extract and sell every drop of gas and oil as quickly as possible, we’re trading precious water for fossil fuels.

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Environmental groups force Ottawa to review approval of pesticide products

Environmental groups force Ottawa to review approval of pesticide products

Conservation groups had to sue Canada’s Minister of Health to secure reviews of pesticides already banned in Europe.

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