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Limits on gatherings make it a 'great time to be building a pipeline,' says Alberta energy minister

Alberta's energy minister says it's a good time to build a pipeline because public health restrictions limit protests against them.
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In isolation and hungry for companionship? Don’t feed the foxes, Yukon government says

With more people at home, foxes in Whitehorse are having no trouble finding a meal. The problem is, they're starting to get comfortable.

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If you cause a wildfire in B.C., be ready to pay for the cost of fighting it

'I don't think people realize, holy shit, if you're negligent, you can be on the hook for a lot of money.'

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PG&E pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in deadly Camp Fire

Utility giant PG&E says it will pay $4 million and plead guilty to 85 criminal counts in connection with the 2018 Camp Fire.
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Judge hits Diesel Brothers with $848,000 in penalties for air pollution violations

The Diesel Brothers reality TV stars must pay $848,000 for modifying, marketing and selling pickup trucks with emission control defeat devices installed, a judge has ruled.

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Massachusetts gas company to plead guilty after fatal explosion

Columbia Gas has agreed to sell its business in the state and pay a $53 million fine, the authorities said.
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On the hook for Clean Air Act damages, Diesel Brothers lose bid for settlement conference

The Diesel Brothers have lost a bid for a court-mediated settlement conference they hoped could soften the blow of impending Clean Air Act monetary penalties.

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Liberia: EPA repatriates four containers of hazardous chemical to Greece, fines LEC for pollution

The anti-smuggling unit of the Liberia Revenue Authority was alerted by "an unusual foul odor" oozing from a consignment of polyethylene bags.

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Dover Greens, part of Olivet, to pay damages after EPA suit

In addition to the $575,000 fee, Dover Greens has agreed to provide medical exams for those exposed to asbestos on a job in Oct. 2013.
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Environmentalists unimpressed by Ontario plan to expand fines for polluters

The province's environment minister announced a proposal that would expand the government's power to impose levies on those who break environment laws.
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Indonesian court fines palm oil firm $18.5m over forest fires in 2015

Observers have welcomed the verdict, but say the challenge now will be to compel the company to pay up.

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Farmer disputes dicamba charges

The boardroom of the Arkansas Department of Agriculture will feel more like a courtroom today as a farmer challenges dicamba complaints filed against him in 2018.
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$2.3M fine set for Arkansas oil spill in '13

A Tennessee oil company faces a $2.3 million fine for spilling crude oil into waters that eventually drain into the Ouachita River, more than six years after the spill.
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NJ homeowner hasn’t started to remove 75-foot tall dirt pile from property despite court order

The state has filed another motion asking to impose fines of more than $100,000 a day to get him to comply.
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