Pollutions & Toxics

Newsroom: Sewage

2011

Muncipal candidates show strong support for sewage treatment   - November 17, 2011

2009-2010

Minimum Standards with Maximum Loopholes - May 29, 2010

StandUp Paddleboarder Dodges Ferries for better Sewage Treatment - April 30, 2010

 

2008

Harper breaks first election promise - feds end sewage prosecution despite claim to be ‘tough on environmental crime' - November 18, 2008

Municipal leaders applauded for demonstrating environmental leadership - October 1, 2008

New approach to managing waste brings praise - May 26, 2008

Groups pleased with new money for Victoria sewage treatment plan - February 19, 2008

 

2007

Feds denounced for staying sewage pollution charge - October 11, 2007

Greater Vancouver, BC, face trial over Lions Gate sewage pollution - July 17, 2007

New Shipping Pollution Prevention Regulations only a first step - May 8, 2007

Judge approves another charge against Greater Vancouver and the Province of BC - March 22, 2007

 

2006

GVRD and province charged over Iona discharges - December 14, 2006

Judge approves Vancouver sewage charges – October 23, 2006

Charge laid against BC and Greater Vancouver and backgrounder - August 2, 2006

GVRD sewage treatment upgrades demanded - July 27, 2006

Province intervenes on Victoria sewage treatment - July 21, 2006

Groups applaud SETAC panel report on Victoria sewage - July 13, 2006

Province missing the boat on Victoria sewage - February 22, 2006

Groups urging BC to clarify its stand on CRD sewage - February 8, 2006

 

2005

Contaminated sites created by Victoria's sewage - Nov. 15, 2005

Municipal candidates showing leadership on sewage - Nov. 10, 2005

Groups applaud leadership on Victoria sewage - July 8, 2005

Provincial candidates support treatment for Victoria sewage - May13, 2005

BC Government thwarts years of effort to force CRD to upgrade sewage facilities - April 21, 2005

BC Ignored Evidence in Approving Victoria’s Sewage Plan - April 13, 2005

 

2004

National Sewage Report Card - BC falling behind rest of Canada in treating sewage - September 8, 2004

Federal funding available for Victoria sewage - December 13, 2004

Groups petition Auditor General to demand sewage treatment upgrades in Canada’s coastal cities - April 28, 2004

2003

Tests reveal high levels of PCBs in Victoria's sewage - July 11, 2003

 

 

 

 

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