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Pipeline Report on Improvements to Watercourse Protection Efforts

June 29, 2017 - 2:04 pm

The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) today released its third annual Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report, which reveals how CEPA’s members are performing in the areas of safety, the environment, and socio-economic contributions. Safety and environmental protection are...

Categories: National, News

More Than $30M for Hamilton, Ont., Water Projects

June 26, 2017 - 1:04 pm

Hamilton receives more than $30 million in federal and provincial funding for water projects. Bob Bratina, Member of Parliament for Hamilton East—Stoney Creek, Ted McMeekin, Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale, and Fred Eisenberger, Mayor of the City...

Categories: News, Ontario

Oil Infrastructure in the Great Lakes Region

June 7, 2017 - 11:24 am

Three research papers were recently released that focus on oil transportation in the Great Lakes region. Commissioned by the Great Lakes Commission (GLC), the papers address key aspects of oil transportation in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River region, including the current state of crude oil infrastructure...

Categories: International, News

Burnaby Concerned Over Potential Pipeline Impact on Brunette Watershed

April 28, 2017 - 10:43 am

On April 24th, the City Council of Burnaby, British Columbia, heard a report to council regarding the proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Project, which the report anticipates would have significant impacts on the Brunette River watershed. In November, 2016, the Federal Governor in Council...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Report Finds Weak Business Case for Site C Hydroelectric

April 20, 2017 - 1:12 pm

The University of British Columbia’s Program on Water Governance has released a new report that suggests that continuing with the Site C hydroelectric project will cost ratepayers approximately $1.5 billion more than if alternative energy projects had been developed. The Program stated that the...

Categories: News, Western Canada

SNC-Lavalin Wins Clean Energy Award for Jimmie Creek Project

February 21, 2017 - 10:37 am

SNC-Lavalin has announced that its work on Alterra Power Corp. and Axium Infrastructure Inc.’s Jimmie Creek Hydroelectric Project won Clean Energy BC’s Project Excellence award at its annual Generate 2016 conference in Vancouver. Clean Energy BC’s mission is to promote and support the growth...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Halifax to Mandate Wastewater Energy in Redevelopment

February 7, 2017 - 8:49 am

Halifax regional council’s Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee (ESSC) will pursue a mandate that anything built in its Cogswell Interchange redevelopment be powered by energy captured from a nearby wastewater treatment facility, reducing fuel costs and greenhouse gas emissions. Thermal...

Categories: Atlantic Canada, News

Tla'amin Assessing Water, Fish Ahead of Hydroelectric Development

December 7, 2016 - 10:56 am

The Tla’amin Nation in British Columbia has received funding from the B.C. First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF) to conduct a feasibility study for the establishment of three-megawatt hydroelectric facility. The nation will use $40,000 from the FNCEBF to study fish habitats in the project...

Categories: Indigenous, News, Western Canada

Water Cooling a Campus

September 21, 2016 - 1:13 pm

The University of Guelph has built thermal energy storage facility that uses cooled water to deliver air conditioning throughout its facilities.

Categories: News

GE’s Demonstrates that Energy-Neutral Wastewater is a Reality

July 28, 2016 - 9:30 am

A majority of the municipal wastewater treatment facilities that are in operation today were built before “going green” was a thing. Back then, treatment performance was a priority and energy efficiency—let alone energy neutrality—was not top of mind. According to the U.S. EPA, community drinking...

Categories: Features

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