We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 11-20 of 128

Province sets new geothermal drilling rules

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 1 2012

On May 18, 2012, the Ontario government reported that, effective immediately, it would adopt new rules to regulate vertical closed loop drilling for geothermal energy systems

Supreme Court denies leave to appeal in Smith v. Inco

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 26 2012

On April 26, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal in the Smith v. Inco class action proceeding

Ministry of Environment proposes changing EASR

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 26 2012

As reported in our MayJune 2011 EH&S Bulletin, the Ministry of Environment (MOE) has established the Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR), an online registry for certain activities that the MOE identifies as low risk and that no longer require an environmental compliance approval, provided that the activities meet specific requirements and are registered on the EASR

MOE proposes amending REA regulations and Technical Guide

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 26 2012

The MOE recently proposed regulatory amendments to the Renewable Energy Approval (REA) regulation (O. Reg. 35909) made under the Environmental Protection Act and to the MOE’s Technical Guide for Renewable Energy Approvals

Proposed streamlining of the federal environmental assessments

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 26 2012

Further to the federal government’s recent budget, the government recently elaborated on its plans to streamline the federal environmental assessment process for certain major resource projects as part of the government’s Responsible Resource Development initiative

Canada and Nova Scotia coordinate efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 26 2012

The environment ministers of Canada and Nova Scotia recently announced that their governments are working toward an equivalency agreement on coal-fired electricity generation greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations

MOE issues filing direction for facilities reporting under certain environmental regulations

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 26 2012

On April 11, 2012, the MOE issued a filing direction (the Direction) to the owners and operators of facilities that must submit an annual report through Environment Canada’s “Single Window” on 2011 data under the Airborne Contaminant Discharge Monitoring and Reporting Regulation (O. Reg. 12701), the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009 and its regulation (O. Reg. 45509) and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulation (O. Reg. 45209

Alberta Environment and Water publishes revised offset project guidance

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 2 2012

On February 27, 2012, Alberta Environment and Water published a new version of the Technical Guidance for Offset Project Developers (the Guidance

Governments of Canada and Alberta to implement oil sands monitoring system

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 2 2012

The Canadian government recently announced that, during 2012, it and the Alberta government will increase environmental monitoring (including air, land, water and biodiversity monitoring) in Alberta’s oil sands region

Court of Appeal finds an adverse effect without significant harm to the natural environment

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 2 2012

On March 16, 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision to dismiss Castonguay's appeal in Ontario (Environment) v. Castonguay Blasting Ltd. In 2007, while blasting at a highway construction site in Marmora, Ontario, Castonguay sent rock debris flying through the air