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Train Derailment Results in Significant Environmental Fines

On July 6, 2013, 74 unattended freight train cars carrying Bakken Formation crude oil rolled down a 1.2% grade from the town of Nantes and into the downtown area of the Town of Lac-Mégantic. The ensuing derailment resulted in a … Continue reading

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ENVIRONMENTAL FUNDING AT AN ALL-TIME-HIGH

Governor Cuomo Announces EPF Funding Maintained at All-Time High for Third Year in a Row FY 2019 Budget Continues Historic EPF Funding at $300 Million—Highest Level of Funding in Program's 25-Year History Appropriations Include $39 Million for Solid Waste Programs, … Continue reading

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Trends in Environmental Social Governance

Corporations are facing increasing pressure to offer more transparency and disclosure with respect to their governance practices that promote environmental and social sustainability. This year’s trends in Environment Social Governance (ESG) in the context of Canadian corporate governance indicate that … Continue reading

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16 major environmental protections cut in 2017

Elizabeth Shogren – High Country News: “President Donald Trump has spent the past year steadily undoing Obama-era environmental protections, especially rules designed to fight climate change. By law, agencies must go through a lengthy process to rescind or rewrite many … Continue reading

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Ten Environmental Lessons of 2017

No one can say it’s been a boring year.  In many ways, it’s been a worse year than we expected, because the Trump Administration has gone all in on its anti-environmental vision.  But there have also been some heartening positive … Continue reading

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