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Environmental Law

REGULATORY - Environmental Law

Over the past twenty years we have acted in connection with virtually every major environmental disaster in Ontario. These cases include:

  • our representation of Uniroyal Chemical over the contamination of ground water from industrial activities which included conducting the longest hearing ever held before the Ontario Environmental Appeal Board.

  • our representation of the owner of an automotive tire storage facility before the Environmental Appeal Board and the Courts following the Hagersville tire fire, the largest such fire in Ontario history.

  • our representation of the Public Utilities Commission of Walkerton in the hearings over the largest water contamination case in Canadian history.

  • the leading case on the power of governmental officials to conduct inspections under the Environmental Protection Act (Ontario). R. v. Crompton Co./Cie (2005), 78 O.R. (3d) 135 (C.A.).