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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Breton Petroleum Limited sold an oil tank and installed it on a residential property. Roughly six years later, the residents noticed a fuel oil leak on the property, and an investigation determined ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. The Brookfield Lumber Company ("Brookfield") kept a large pile of bark on its property. In August 1994 the Minister of Environment notified Brookfield that the pile had created leachate that had in ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. A site at 1275 Old Sambro Road in Harrietsfield, Nova Scotia was used for many years as a construction and debris recycling facility—first by RDM Recycling Limited (which later changed its name to ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Bankruptcy and Insolvency). Superline Fuels Inc. entered into a contract to supply an install a domestic oil tank, and it then hired a subcontractor, Mr. Buchanan, to carry out the work. About nine ...

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This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. Superline Fuels Inc. entered into a contract to supply an install a domestic oil tank, and it then hired a subcontractor, Mr. Buchanan, to carry out the work. About nine months after the oil tank ha ...

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This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. A group of plaintiffs from Sydney, Nova Scotia initiated legal proceedings against Ispat Sidbec Inc. ("Ispat"), Hawker Siddeley Canada Inc. ("Hawker"), Domtar Inc. ("Domtar"), the Province of Nova S ...

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This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. A group of plaintiffs from Sydney, Nova Scotia initiated legal proceedings against Ispat Sidbec Inc. ("Ispat"), Hawker Siddeley Canada Inc. ("Hawker"), Domtar Inc. ("Domtar"), the Province of Nova S ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Trial Division). Community Mental Health Initiative Inc. ("CMHI") arranged to purchase property from Summit Lounge Inc. ("Summit"). The purchase agreement between the two companies st ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). Mr. Cousins purchased a property that had been previously been used as a service station. At the time of the purchase, Mr. Cousins understood that there could be some hydro ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). Mr. Cousins purchased a property that had been previously been used as a service station. At the time of the purchase, Mr. Cousins understood that there could be some hydro ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Appeal. Mr. Cousins purchased a property that had been previously been used as a service station. At the time of the purchase, Mr. Cousins understood that there could be some hydrocarbon contamination on ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland (Trial Division).  Dawe Ltd. operated a sawmill that regularly produced large amounts of wood shavings. The shavings were burned in a large incinerator every three or four days, and each burn ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). The Donkins alleged that the gas bar owned and operated by the River Road Co-Op ("River Road") had contaminated their water supply through petroleum leakage. River Road arg ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. In this complex case involving several parties, intersecting construction contracts in the Halifax region resulted in a highly contaminated site. United Gulf Developments ("United") engaged Doug Bo ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. In this complex case involving several parties, intersecting construction contracts in the Halifax region resulted in a highly contaminated site. United Gulf Developments ("United") engaged Doug Bo ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. In this complex case involving several parties, intersecting construction contracts in the Halifax region resulted in a highly contaminated site. United Gulf Developments ("United") engaged Doug Bo ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. In this complex case involving several parties, intersecting construction contracts in the Halifax region resulted in a highly contaminated site. United Gulf Developments ("United") engaged Doug Bo ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. In this complex case involving several parties, intersecting construction contracts in the Halifax region resulted in a highly contaminated site. United Gulf Developments ("United") engaged Doug Bo ...

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This case was heard in the Small Claims Court of Nova Scotia. After an oil leak on Mr. MacLean’s property contaminated Mr. Dow’s property, Mr. MacLean’s insurers arranged for Mr. Dow’s property to be cleaned up. Afterwards, Mr. Dow brought a claim for a ...

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This case was heard in the Small Claims Court of Nova Scotia. The Duperes entered into an agreement to buy property from the Evanses. The buyers were aware that there had been some oil spillage on the property, and so the Agreement of Purchase and Sale i ...