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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


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


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


Water infrastructure and the law
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2011

A reliable supply of clean water, and the proper treatment and disposal of wastewater, is of course essential for community health


Government publishes greenhouse gas emissions reporting program
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • October 14 2011

On October 1, 2011, an annual notice regarding the reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under Environment Canada’s Single Window Reporting system was published in the Canada Gazette


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


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


Canada announces plans to streamline the approval process for major resource projects
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 18 2012

On April 17, 2012, the Canadian federal government announced further plans to streamline the federal environmental assessment (EA) process for certain major resource projects as part of the government’s Responsible Resource Development initiative