Posts by Derek Flake

Derek Flake


As a father of two, Derek is busy painting cartoon elephants and learning Disney theme songs on guitar. Other days, you’ll find him running, hiking, and captaining an Ultimate Frisbee team.

A noise audit may be required for your large industrial facilitiy

Cheat Sheet on How to Pass Your Noise Audit

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Environmental noise pollution in Ontario has been regulated since the 1970s. But it wasn’t until years later when residential developments started to encroach on industrial sites that noise pollution became a concern, forcing plant owners to take a long and hard look at the impact on surrounding areas.

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Decibel measurement gauge, measuring noise for Environmental Compliance Approval

Environmental Compliance for Business 101

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In Ontario, any business that releases pollutants into the air, land or water or stores, transports or disposes of waste, is required to have an environmental compliance approval from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC).

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