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February 14, 2020

OPG, Hydro One creating EV charger network; Feds investing $8M [UPDATED]

160 fast chargers will be built at 73 locations
February 17, 2020

Canada expected to support heavy fuel ban in Arctic despite costs to northerners

On Feb. 17, the International Maritime Organization is to begin considering how to eliminate the use of heavy fuel oil in ships sailing Arctic waters
February 13, 2020

$3M in federal funding to cut plastic food, construction waste

Three companies winners of the government's plastics innovation challenge, part of a plan to ban many single-use plastics by 2021.

February 13, 2020

Xebec secures $27M in orders from US dairy farmers

Will supply turnkey biogas upgrading plants and small-scale containerized Biostream systems to produce renewable natural gas.
February 12, 2020

B.C.’s cleantech sector continues to grow: KPMG

A KPMG report finds the B.C. sector is increasingly export-oriented, with 87% of revenues forecast to be generated outside of the province
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Microsoft: ‘carbon negative’ by 2030 even for supply chain

The tech firm is currently responsible for about 16 million tonnes of emissions per year, including data centres making of electronics components for its devices

Tesla to build factory in Germany after subsidies announced

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted the new plant “will build batteries, powertrains & vehicles, starting with Model Y"

Nuclear industry accounts for 76,000 jobs across Canada

Canada's nuclear industry is growing in size due to the refurbishment of Ontario's reactors, says Canadian Nuclear Association

Walmart, Tesla settle lawsuit over fiery solar panels

Both sides have resolved issues raised by Walmart in the case

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Environmental groups critical of Ontario government forestry plan

The PCs have proposed increasing logging on Crown-owned lands from 15 million cubic metres to 30 million cubic metres by 2030

Montreal to fully ban plastic bags by end of 2020, mayor announces

Montreal's mayor said the recycling troubles were an "alarm" for the city that it needed to act

Despair, resolve among climate activists over USMCA’s environmental shortfalls

Enviro groups lobbied U.S. Democrats to insist on seven principal changes, including binding standards for climate emissions and clean air, water and land

U.S. grand jury subpoenas 3M over chemical discharges

The company was accused last year of releasing chemicals from its factory in Decatur into the Tennessee River without disclosing its actions.

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OPG, Hydro One creating EV charger network; Feds investing $8M [UPDATED]

160 fast chargers will be built at 73 locations

Governments invest in green public transit in Guelph

The projects involve replacing diesel buses with electrics and a new bus storage facility equipped with charging stations

Climate is changing. Investing needs to, too, says BlackRock

BlackRock will cut out investments in some coal producers from some of its portfolios

Too late for a carbon tax, says former Ontario Liberal environment minister

Glen Murray said the focus must shift to overhauling transportation systems and buildings

Environment and SafetyMore Environment and Safety

Canada expected to support heavy fuel ban in Arctic despite costs to northerners

On Feb. 17, the International Maritime Organization is to begin considering how to eliminate the use of heavy fuel oil in ships sailing Arctic waters

$3M in federal funding to cut plastic food, construction waste

Three companies winners of the government's plastics innovation challenge, part of a plan to ban many single-use plastics by 2021.

BP lays out long term ambition to achieve net zero emissions

BP's announcement was less of a detailed restructuring plan and more of a statement of intent

Climate change could open new land to farming, but caution needed: study

The big winners would be Canada and Russia, which could each see more than four million square kilometres of boreal forest become arable land

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Saputo makes sustainability pledge for progress by 2025

Committed to reducing air, water and waste impacts, using recyclable, renewable packaging.

Quebec to expand deposit system to cover all drink containers by 2022

A deposit will be charged to containers ranging from 100 millilitres to two litres made of plastic, glass or metal

Water advisory issued after plant in northern Alberta shut down

It will take between seven to 10 days to clean the water plant

Sustainable building products manufacturer setting up in Squamish

Nexii Building Solutions aims to significantly reduce the construction sector’s impact on the environment

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