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Regulations to harmonize Canada-U.S. vehicle emissions regulations

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 11 2013

Environment Canada recently published regulations amending the On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emission Regulations. The amendments, which will come into

Quebec issues final regulation to link its cap-and-trade system with California’s system

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • December 21 2012

On December 13, 2012, the Quebec Cabinet announced its adoption of an amendment to its Regulations respecting the cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas

Court affirms decision to order “innocent” landowner to remediate its property

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 3 2012

The Ontario Divisional Court recently upheld the Environmental Review Tribunal’s decision, which in turn upheld an order that required the City of Kawartha Lakes to remediate the contamination on its land resulting from a heating oil spill on a neighbouring property

Western Climate Initiative released final offset project review and approval recommendations

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

The Western Climate Initiative (WCI) comprising British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and California recently released final recommendations for the standards and processes that must be used for GHG emissions offset projects to obtain tradable emissions credits in WCI jurisdictions

California and the Western Climate Initiative takes the spotlight

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • September 30 2010

Regional cap-and-trade initiatives have returned to the spotlight after U.S. Senate leaders indefinitely postponed efforts to pass a comprehensive federal climate change bill

Western Climate Initiative releases Program Design document

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • August 31 2010

The Western Climate Initiative recently released its program design document (the Program Design), setting out how the WCI will implement its plans to establish aregional cap-and-trade system by January 1, 2012

Proposal to reduce use of HFCs

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, Mexico, USA
  • -
  • May 14 2010

In April 2010, representatives of Canada, Mexico and the United States retabled their proposal under the Montreal Protocol for a gradual reduction of global production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), chemicals commonly used in refrigeration equipment

Shareholders file resolutions on climate change disclosure

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 15 2010

As of March 4, 2010, a coalition of institutional investors and environmental groups, led by Ceres and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, has filed 95 shareholder resolutions relating to the climate change disclosure of 82 U.S. and Canadian companies, including coal, electric power and oil producers, house builders, big box retailers and financial institutions

Environment minister continues to espouse Canada-U.S. cooperation

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • December 8 2009

On November 13, 2009, Environment Minister Jim Prentice reiterated the federal government’s plans to work toward harmonized Canada-U.S. action on climate change

U.S. Senate releases climate change bill, and other recent developments

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • October 5 2009

On October 1, 2009, the U.S. Senate released a draft energy and climate change bill known as the Kerry-Boxer bill after its sponsors Senators John Kerry and Barbara Boxer