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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


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


Canada and Nova Scotia coordinate efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2012

The environment ministers of Canada and Nova Scotia recently announced that their governments are working toward an equivalency agreement on coal-fired electricity generation greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations


MOE issues filing direction for facilities reporting under certain environmental regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2012

On April 11, 2012, the MOE issued a filing direction (the Direction) to the owners and operators of facilities that must submit an annual report through Environment Canada’s “Single Window” on 2011 data under the Airborne Contaminant Discharge Monitoring and Reporting Regulation (O. Reg. 12701), the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009 and its regulation (O. Reg. 45509) and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulation (O. Reg. 45209


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