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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

Proposal to add certain electricity generators, cooling equipment and dust collection systems to the EASR

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

As reported in Torys' October 2011 EH&S Bulletin, the Ministry of Environment (MOE) established the Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR), an

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

Canadian Securities Administrators releases guidance on environmental reporting

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 1 2010

On October 27, 2010, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published CSA Staff Notice 51-333, Environmental Reporting Guidance (the Notice) to assist reporting issuers in meeting their existing continuous disclosure requirements under securities laws with respect to environmental matters

Application for judicial review of renewable energy approval regulation

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 31 2009

On October 19, 2009, an application for judicial review of the renewable energy approvals (REAs) regulation (O. Reg. 35909) under the Environmental Protection Act was commenced in Ontario’s Divisional Court

Developments in the Western Climate Initiative

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 19 2011

The Western Climate Initiative (WCI) recently provided additional details on the expected start date of its proposed cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gases (GHGs), which was originally slated to take effect on January 1, 2012

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

Proposed regulations to green energy legislation

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 30 2009

Ontario has proposed a new regulation and amendments to five existing regulations to establish a new environmental approval process for renewable energy projects under the Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009, which came into force last month

Federal government tables 2010 Budget

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

Although the federal government's 2010 Budget, tabled on March 4, does not allocate funding for a single major initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the budget contains the following proposals that may play a supplementary role in federal mitigation efforts

Ontario updates air emission standards

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 7 2010

Ontario's new air emission standards for 33 contaminants recently came into effect