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Ontario Regulation 41905 amended
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 11 2011

The MOE recently amended Ontario Regulation 41905 (Air Pollution: Local Air Quality), enacted under the Environmental Protection Act


Amendments to dangerous goods legislation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2009

On June 16, 2009, Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992, was proclaimed in force


Omnibus budget implementation bill amends federal environmental legislation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2012

On October 18, 2012, the federal government introduced to Parliament its new omnibus budget implementation bill, Bill C-45


Court decision on mining facility disclosure
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 2 2009

On April 23, 2009, the Federal Court of Canada released a decision that requires Environment Canada to report, under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA), data from mining facilities regarding their releases or transfers of certain pollutants to tailings and waste rock disposal areas as part of the annual National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI


Ontario to consolidate ozone-depleting substance regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2010

On September 10, 2010, the MOE proposed consolidating Ontario's five regulations governing the use, release and disposal of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) into one new regulation under the Environmental Protection Act


Voluntary offset program to develop protocols for projects in Canada
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2010

The Climate Action Reserve (CAR) is a U.S.-based organization that establishes standards (called Offset Protocols) for developing, quantifying and verifying voluntary emission-reduction projects and issues offset credits (called Climate Reserve Tonnes, or CRTs) to these projects


Ministry of the Environment releases climate change progress report
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2010

On December 15, 2009, Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger indicated that the provincial government would soon publish draft legislation enabling the creation of a cap-and-trade system to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Manitoba


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


Ontario amends Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2011

The MOE recently issued amendments to the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reporting Regulation (O. Reg. 45209) and the corresponding guidelines


Ontario Energy Board publishes the sixth edition of Environmental Guidelines regarding hydrocarbon pipelines and facilities
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2011

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) published the sixth edition of Environmental Guidelines for the Location, Construction and Operation of Hydrocarbon Pipelines and Facilities in Ontario (Guidelines