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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

Ministry of Natural Resources releases endangered species report

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 31 2013

On January 21, 2013, the Ministry of Natural Resources released a report titled "Endangered Species Act Panel Report and Recommendations." The report

MOE amends guide on environmental compliance approvals

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 31 2013

The MOE recently revised its Guide to Applying for an Environmental Compliance Approval to provide additional detail regarding supporting

Environment Canada requires reporting of certain substances

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 31 2013

Environment Canada recently released its notice under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 regarding the reporting of substances in the

Proposed revisions to Halocarbon Regulations

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 31 2013

Environment Canada has released a consultation document that includes proposed revisions to the Federal Halocarbon Regulations, 2003. These revisions