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The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment provides risk assessment guidance for contaminated sites
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • October 5 2012

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment has released drafts of the first three volumes of its Guidance Manual for Environmental Site Characterization in Support of Environmental and Human Health Risk Assessment


Guidelines for wind power projects released
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 6 2011

The MNR recently released Bats and Bat Habitats: Guidelines for Wind Power Projects


Canada, US and Mexico support new regulation of HFCs
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, Mexico, USA
  • October 5 2009

The United States, Canada and Mexico have proposed using the Montreal Protocol an international treaty that limits the use of the ozone-depleting hydrochlorofluorocarbons to also limit emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), potent GHGs


Public and other stakeholder review for new GHG offset protocols
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2011

Alberta Environment (AE) and Climate Change Central (CCC) have published four new draft emissions offset protocols for public review and comment


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


Government to limit emissions from cars and light trucks for 2017 model year and beyond
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • January 5 2012

Environment Canada recently released a consultation document on the development of proposed regulations to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from passenger cars and light trucks for model years 2017 and beyond


Proposal to add certain electricity generators, cooling equipment and dust collection systems to the EASR
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2012

As reported in Torys' October 2011 EH&S Bulletin, the Ministry of Environment (MOE) established the Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR), an


Amendments to Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2012

On December 5, 2012, amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations came into force. The amendments, among other things, introduce the


Proposed management framework for forfeited corporate property
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2012

The Ministry of Infrastructure (MOI) has proposed a new management framework for forfeited corporate property. The goals of this framework are to (i


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