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Environmental Enforcement Act provisions come into force
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2012

On June 22, 2012, the penalty provisions in sections 72-80, 87 and 88 of the Environmental Enforcement Act (EEA) came into force


New wastewater regulations enacted
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2012

On July 18, 2012, the Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations (SOR2012-139) came into force


Ontario amends Renewable Energy Approval regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2012

On July 1, 2012, amendments to O. Reg. 35909 the Renewable Energy Approval (REA) regulation came into force


Ground source heat pumps exempt from environmental compliance approval
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2012

On June 2, 2012, O. Reg. 9812 was enacted


Federal Court rules that Canada can withdraw from Kyoto Protocol
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2012

On July 17, 2012, the Federal Court in Turp v. Canada dismissed an application for judicial review of Canada’s decision to withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol


New Environmental Assessment Act comes into force
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2012

On July 6, 2012, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (Act) came into force, replacing the former Canadian Environmental Assessment Act


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


Regulations proposed for emissions from heavy-duty vehicles and engines
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 1 2012

Environment Canada recently proposed the Heavy-duty Vehicle and Engine Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations


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