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Regulations for certain coal-fired electricity generators
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 6 2011

The federal government has proposed the regulation of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal-fired generators of electricity


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


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


Quebec issues final regulation to link its cap-and-trade system with California’s system
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 21 2012

On December 13, 2012, the Quebec Cabinet announced its adoption of an amendment to its Regulations respecting the cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas


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


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


Proposed amendments to mining legislation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 2 2009

On April 30, 2009, Bill 173, An Act to amend the Mining Act, was introduced into the Ontario legislature


Green energy legislation comes into force
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 2 2009

On May 14, 2009, the Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009 came into force


Canada releases draft offset system guidelines
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 12 2009

On June 10, 2009, the federal government released for comment long-awaited draft guidance, which was originally promised for last fall, on a proposed Canadian offset system for greenhouse gases (GHGs