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Lakes and Rivers Improvement Act guidance released
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • October 14 2011

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) recently released the Lakes and Rivers Improvement Act Administrative Guide (Guide) together with a series of supporting technical bulletins


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


Ministry of Labour to inspect electrical hazards at mines
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2009

The Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) recently announced that, in September 2009, it will be conducting an "enforcement blitz" of electrical equipment and practices at underground mines, surface plants and aggregate operations across Ontario


Code of practice for metal mines released
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2009

On June 27, 2009, Environment Canada issued an Environmental Code of Practice for Metal Mines (the Code), which describes the operational activities of the metal mining sector and associated environmental risks


Birds and bird habitat guidelines amended
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • February 21 2012

The MOE recently decided to proceed with certain changes to Birds and Bird Habitats: Guidelines for Wind Power Projects (2010) (Guidelines


Proposed nuclear liability legislation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2009

On March 24, 2009, the federal government introduced Bill C-20, the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, into Parliament for first reading


Technical Guidance for completing specified gas Baseline Emissions Intensity Applications released
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • January 5 2012

The Alberta government released the draft updated Technical Guidance for completing Baseline Emissions Intensity Applications (Technical Guidance


Governments of Canada and Alberta to implement oil sands monitoring system
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 2 2012

The Canadian government recently announced that, during 2012, it and the Alberta government will increase environmental monitoring (including air, land, water and biodiversity monitoring) in Alberta’s oil sands region


States sign agreement on offshore wind development
  • Torys LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

On March 30, 2012, New York, Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Pennsylvania and several federal U.S. agencies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) intended to streamline offshore wind development in the Great Lakes


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