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Recent Releases from Dianne Saxe

Erickson decision: wind turbines can be built in Ontario

Published Wed, 20 Jul 2011 14:10:16 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article form a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envi...... Click here to read this release



50 years of environmental law in Canada

Published Tue, 19 Apr 2011 12:08:45 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article form a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envi...... Click here to read this release



News Article - Children, toxins, energy, and renovations

Published Wed, 9 Mar 2011 10:05:25 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article form a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. News Article...... Click here to read this release



Into the mouths of babes -­ Phthalates Regulations soon in force

Published Mon, 17 Jan 2011 11:28:05 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. ...... Click here to read this release



News Article: What’s the scope of the pollution exclusion clause in your home insurance policy

Published Mon, 20 Dec 2010 11:43:02 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. ...... Click here to read this release



News Article: Are Natural Health Products sufficiently regulated?

Published Tue, 23 Nov 2010 10:19:33 EST Read More

News Article To the Editor: This is an article form a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit ...... Click here to read this release



News Article: Canada’s the first to declare BPA toxic!

Published Thu, 21 Oct 2010 11:32:05 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article form a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. Canada has just become the first country in the world ...... Click here to read this release



News Article - Weather or Climate change?

Published Mon, 16 Aug 2010 11:30:10 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. Weather or Climate change? It's hard to kn...... Click here to read this release



Freedom Of Information requests - important, but not always easy

Published Fri, 16 Jul 2010 16:02:06 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Jackie Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. Freedom Of Information requests - important, but not always easy ...... Click here to read this release



News Article: PCB in my fish oil?

Published Mon, 17 May 2010 11:22:45 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe and Jackie Campbell. Dr. Saxe is one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. PCB in my fish oil? Are fish oil ...... Click here to read this release



What's toxic in consumer products? A law we should have

Published Thu, 15 Apr 2010 12:57:55 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. What's toxic in consumer products? A law we shoul...... Click here to read this release



News Article - Keeping drugs out of our drinking water - an update

Published Wed, 17 Mar 2010 10:48:33 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. Keeping drugs out of our drinking water - an updat...... Click here to read this release



Renewable energy approvals and the Green Energy Act

Published Wed, 17 Feb 2010 09:48:17 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. Renewable energy approvals and the Green Energy Act The Green Energy Act has begun to k...... Click here to read this release



News Article - Lead in Drinking Water

Published Tue, 15 Dec 2009 14:12:39 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. Lead in Drinking Water Lead is a popular indust...... Click here to read this release



News Article - I thought that I would never see…my neighbour hacking at my (our?) tree

Published Mon, 16 Nov 2009 12:37:59 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. I thought that I would never see…my neighbo...... Click here to read this release



News Article - Is Wal-Mart's green agenda for real?

Published Thu, 15 Oct 2009 09:30:49 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. Is Wal-Mart's green agenda for real? Wal-Mart ...... Click here to read this release



News Article - What's organic?

Published Tue, 15 Sep 2009 15:19:45 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. What's organic? After years of confusion, Canada finally has regulations on what can be c...... Click here to read this release



News Article: Bottled water – Do you know what you’re drinking?

Published Tue, 18 Aug 2009 10:37:12 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. Bottled water – Do you know what you’re drinking? Canadian consumers drank 60 litres of bottle...... Click here to read this release



News Article: Smog, smog alerts and human health

Published Wed, 15 Jul 2009 10:42:49 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. Smog, smog alerts and human health Health effects of smog How big a health issue is smog...... Click here to read this release



News Article: Does Canada do enough to regulate toxic chemicals?

Published Mon, 15 Jun 2009 14:55:35 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. New law on toxics Does Canada do enough to regulate toxic chemicals? Nearly h...... Click here to read this release



News Article: New GREEN ENERGY ACT Promises Low-Carbon Future

Published Thu, 14 May 2009 11:58:43 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. New GREEN ENERGY ACT Promises Low-Carbon...... Click here to read this release



Regulating Noise - When it is not music to the ears

Published Mon, 16 Mar 2009 15:15:48 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. Regulating Noise - When it is not music to th...... Click here to read this release



Nanomaterials - Tiny particles, big risks?

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:33:57 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. Nanomaterials - Tiny particles, big risks? By...... Click here to read this release



News Article: Eco-labeling literacy

Published Mon, 15 Dec 2008 17:03:13 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe and Jackie Campbell. Dr. Saxe is one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and these articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. What does "Green" mean? When a p...... Click here to read this release



Sunrise Propane - Was self-regulation at fault?

Published Tue, 19 Aug 2008 08:59:05 EST Read More

This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. Sunrise Propane: Was self-regulation at fault? In the wee hours of Sunday, August 10, the Sunrise Propane Indus...... Click here to read this release



Ontario to change how e-waste is processed

Published Mon, 21 Jan 2008 12:08:44 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.ca. Dianne Saxe Environmental Law Specialist Ontario to change how e-waste is processed Each year, Canadians spend millions of dollars on the latest electronic...... Click here to read this release



Backyard burning is a major source of toxic air pollution in Ontario

Published Wed, 31 Oct 2007 12:14:37 EST Read More

To the Editor: Here is the next bi-monthly column (November 1, 2007) by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe. These columns are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at 416-962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, see www.envirolaw.com. For previous columns or to suggest topics which you would like Dr. Saxe to address, contact Brent Kulba at 416-972-7401. ---------------------------------- Backyard burni...... Click here to read this release



ENVIRO LAW: Who is responsible for fixing lead-contaminated drinking water?

Published Mon, 15 Oct 2007 10:43:50 EST Read More

To the Editor: Here is the next bi-monthly column (October 15, 2007) by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe. These columns are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at 416-962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, see www.envirolaw.com. ------------------------------------- ENVIRO LAW: Who is responsible for fixing lead-contaminated drinking water? Dianne Saxe Environmental Law Specialist Recent...... Click here to read this release



ENVIRON LAW: Noise bylaws give a little peace and quiet in Ontario municipalities

Published Mon, 1 Oct 2007 12:53:05 EST Read More

To the Editor: Here is the next bi-monthly column (October 1, 2007) by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe. These columns are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at 416-962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, see www.envirolaw.com. For previous columns, contact Brent Kulba at 416-972-7401. --------------------------- ENVIRON LAW: Noise bylaws give a little peace and quiet in Ontario municipalit...... Click here to read this release



ENVIRO LAW: Reducing local air pollution in Ontario

Published Tue, 18 Sep 2007 13:37:52 EST Read More

To the Editor: Here is the next bi-monthly column (September 15, 2007) by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe. These columns are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at 416-962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, see www.envirolaw.com. For previous columns, contact Brent Kulba at 416-972-7401. ENVIRO LAW: Reducing local air pollution in Ontario Air pollution is wide-spread across Ontario, c...... Click here to read this release



Contaminated soil from home heating fuel oil could result in costly clean-ups for homebuyers

Published Fri, 10 Aug 2007 11:06:00 EST Read More

To the Editor: Here is the next bi-monthly column (August 15, 2007) by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe. These columns, distributed on or before the 1st and 15th of every month, are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, see www.envirolaw.com . Contaminated soil from home heating fuel oil could result in costly clean-ups for homebuyers Many older ...... Click here to read this release



Burnaby oil spill raises legal questions

Published Thu, 2 Aug 2007 10:20:54 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Attention News/Assignment Editors and Reporters (August 2, 2007) Many legal questions are beginning to surface after nearly 250,000 litres of oil rained down on houses and trees, and flowed into Burrard Inlet last week. Dianne Saxe, a leading environmental lawyer in Canada, is available to talk about the legal issues surrounding the July 24th pipeline rupture and the ongoing investigation and cleanup. Ms. Saxe holds one of Canada's only Doctorates of Jurispru...... Click here to read this release



Trimming trees for safety

Published Tue, 31 Jul 2007 12:43:35 EST Read More

To the Editor: Here is the next bi-monthly column by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe. These columns are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, see www.envirolaw.com. Trimming trees for safety Abundant, mature trees add beauty and character to any neighbourhood, while providing cool shade in the summer, wildlife habitat and clean air. But tree...... Click here to read this release



Ending clothesline bans in Ontario will help save energy and money

Published Mon, 16 Jul 2007 11:03:30 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is the second in a series of bi-monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. More information at www.envirolaw.com. The clothesline has been making a comeback in Ontario, partly due to rising awareness of global warming and our increasingly urgent need for energy conservation. Clothes...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Communities Have the Right to Ban Cosmetic Pesticide Use

Published Tue, 3 Jul 2007 10:44:25 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is the first in a series of bi-monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. Ontario communities have the right to ban cosmetic pesticide use Communities across Ontario are banning pesticides and other harmful chemicals used to keep lawns and gardens free of bugs and weeds. Out of 465 ...... Click here to read this release