Mensual archives: February 2017

Ontario Government committed to Mercury contamination clean-up at Grassy Narrows

Residents of the Grassy Narrows First Nation reserve can rejoy after the Ontario government has decided to schedule a clean-up of the Wabigoon and English Rivers. The process should begin with identifying areas that may be contaminated to help determine appropriate sanitation solutions.   The hydrographic system that crossed the reserve had been contaminated when…
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1.4 M$ penalty to be paid for hazardous waste

U.S. Company Innophos Holdings Inc. has been penalized $1.4 million for handling hazardous waste in a plant that does not have the permit to do so.   This release from the U.S. EPA is consecutive to the Geismar, Louisiane plant sending hazardous waste to a neighbouring plant that does not have a permit to store,…
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