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Environmental Protection Agency issues chemical data reporting rule
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • October 14 2011

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) recently issued the final Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA


Government undertaking mining safety blitz
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2011

The Ontario Ministry of Labour is undertaking an occupational health and safety blitz that targets hazards affecting clean air in underground mines


Environmental commissioner tables 2012 report
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • March 11 2013

On February 6, 2013, the 2012 Fall Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development was tabled in Parliament. The report


Court finds plaintiffs caused their own misfortunes regardless of prior owner’s potential negligence
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 3 2012

On November 21, 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) reaffirmed that for a plaintiff to receive damages from a negligence claim, the defendant’s negligence must have actually caused the plaintiff’s loss


Copenhagen parties submit mitigation plans
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • February 10 2010

Major developed and developing countries around the world have now submitted their targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, in accordance with the Copenhagen Accord


Carbon Disclosure Project releases new Canadian report
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 16 2009

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) released its 2009 Canadian report on October 8, 2009


Court rejects appeal of climate change lawsuit
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 16 2009

On October 28, 2009, the Federal Court of Appeal rejected the appeal of Friends of the Earth (FOTE), an environmental non-profit organization, which alleged that the federal government had not fulfilled its obligations under the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act (KPIA


Ministry of the Environment proposes GHG reporting requirements
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 16 2009

On October 7, 2009 the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) posted its draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting regulation


New drinking water sampling guideline
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 2 2009

The province recently published its "Practices for the Collection and Handling of Drinking Water Samples, Version 2.0, April 1, 2009" (the Guideline), offering guidance for the collection, labelling, storage and transportation of all drinking water samples required under the Drinking Water Systems Regulation (Ontario Regulation 17003


New developments in Ontario
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 2 2009

On May 27, 2009, the Ontario government announced further steps toward its goal of implementing a greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade system by as early as 2012