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Recent developments in the Western Climate Initiative

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 6 2009

On February 19, 2009, the Western Climate Initiative (WCI), an initiative of several U.S. states and Canadian provinces to establish a regional greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade system by 2012, released its 2009-2010 Work Plan

Proposed nuclear liability legislation

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2009

On March 24, 2009, the federal government introduced Bill C-20, the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, into Parliament for first reading

Modernizing federal environmental sentencing

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2009

On March 25, 2009, Bill C-16, the Environmental Enforcement Act, underwent second reading in Parliament

Changes to federal environmental assessment regime

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2009

On March 12, 2009, the federal government amended the existing Exclusion List Regulations, 2007 and issued the new Infrastructure Projects Environmental Assessment Adaptation Regulations (the Infrastructure Regulations), both under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA

Amendments to Navigable Waters Protection Act

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2009

On March 12, 2009, the Navigable Waters Protection Act (NWPA) was amended (by the Budget Implementation Act, 2009) to eliminate the need for an environmental assessment under the CEAA in certain circumstances

Ontario’s drive to go green

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 13 2009

The Ontario government continues to make strides toward its target of reducing the province’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 6 per cent below 1990 levels by 2014

First source protection plan approved under Clean Water Act, 2006

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

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) recently approved its first source water protection plan under the Clean Water Act, 2006 (CWA). The goal of the

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

Intention to limit vehicle emissions

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 30 2009

On April 4, 2009, the federal government announced its intention to develop regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 that would limit carbon dioxide emissions from new cars and light-duty trucks, beginning with the 2011 model year

Cosmetic pesticides ban

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 30 2009

Ontario’s ban on the use and sale of pesticides for cosmetic (i.e., deemed by the government to be nonessential) purposes took effect on April 22, 2009