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Items tagged: carbon

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Wastewater Exempt from Canadian Carbon Pricing Scheme

May 23, 2017 - 1:02 pm

On May 18th, the Government of Canada has released a technical paper on pricing carbon pollution. The report noted that wastewater operations will be exempt from output-based pricing system for industrial facilities emitting more than 50 kilotonnes of CO2 per year, once it is in place sometime after...

Categories: National, News, Uncategorized

New Funding for Municipal Climate Change Adaptation, Flooding

March 16, 2017 - 7:56 am

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has made available new funding for municipalities to undertake plans and studies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and adapt to climate change and extreme weather conditions, including for flood resilience and wastewater services. Municipalities...

Categories: National, News

Guelph Uses Methane Gas from Wastewater to Fuel Vehicles

December 6, 2010 - 8:45 am

The City of Guelph's transit, planning and environmental services come together for a new pilot project that will allow the City to fuel its fleet with methane gas generated from the wastewater treatment facility. The process involves converting the fuel system of a City vehicle from liquid gasoline...

Categories: News, Ontario

WWF: Canadians Using Three Times Share of Global Resources

October 29, 2008 - 12:34 pm

Human demands on the world's resources have reached nearly a third more than planet can sustain, according to the latest edition of WWF's Living Planet Report. The report, released this week, suggests that the world is heading for an ecological credit crunch. In addition, the report found that global...

Categories: International, National, News


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