By 2000, the world’s chemical production had increased 400 fold since 1930. Chemicals have made much of modern life possible, but they’ve also contaminated landscapes around the world. -- WWF
Different kinds of pollutants can hurt our bodies in different ways. However, some dangerous health effects come from the most common air pollutants. -- American Lung Association
Canada Pollutant Release Inventory Report
VICTORIA, BC--(Marketwired - October 21, 2016) - The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC) has elected a new President and Council for the 2016/2017 term. The election results are as follows:
BURNABY, BC--(Marketwired - October 21, 2016) - Eight outstanding individuals and two projects were honoured by The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC) at its Annual Conference in Victoria, BC, from October 21 - 22, 2016.
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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 21, 2016) - Leading Edge Materials Corp. ("Leading Edge Materials") or ("the Company") (TSX VENTURE:LEM)(OTCQB:LEMIF) is pleased to announce that Swedish government funding has been committed for the Large Area Electronic Platform (LEAP) project, of which Leading Edge Materials is a founding partner. A total of 13 million Swedish Kronor (approximately US$1.5 million) has been committed by KK-Stiftelsen, a fund that supports research and expertise development at Sweden's newer universities.
PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2016) - GAF is honored to announce that its global headquarters in Parsippany, NJ, is the first building in the world to be awarded a LEED® Resilient Design Pilot credit from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This achievement recognizes North America's largest roofing manufacturer for accommodations made in the building's design that allow it to function during an emergency event. The award, which was received in time for the 2017 Greenbuild Conference, helps further the commitment to global sustainability and energy efficiency that GAF is known for.
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 20, 2016) - Tervita Corporation and certain of its affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, the "Tervita Group") have made voluntary filings under Chapter 15 of title 11 of the United States Code with the U.S. Court in the Southern District of New York (the "Chapter 15 Proceedings"). The Chapter 15 Proceedings provide for the recognition of the Tervita Group's proceedings under the Canada Business Corporations Act, R.S.C. 1985 C-44 ("CBCA") in the United States.
GUELPH, ON--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2016) - Eco-Shift Power Corp. (OTC PINK: ECOP), a global producer of advanced LED lighting products, today announced the appointment of Michael Redmond as National Sales Director.
SHERIDAN, WY--(Marketwired - October 20, 2016) - We are advised by AgTerra Technologies, Inc. that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, "South Dakota Weed & Pest Departments Receive Record-Keeping Grants" issued Wednesday, October 19 over Marketwired.
OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - 20 octobre 2016) - NAV CANADA est fière d'annoncer que plusieurs de ses employés ont été hautement honorés pour leurs réalisations exceptionnelles par l'Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) de Washington D.C., aux États-Unis. Les prix leur ont été présentés dans le cadre de la 61e conférence et exposition annuelles de l'ATCA, qui a eu lieu à National Harbor, au Maryland, du 16 au 19 octobre 2016.
OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - October 20, 2016) - NAV CANADA is proud to announce that several employees have been duly recognized for their outstanding accomplishments by the Washington D.C. based Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA). The awards were presented during the 61st Annual ATCA Conference and Exposition held in National Harbor, Maryland from October 16 -19 2016.