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Fine of $800,000 issued for vapour discharge
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2009

On November 4, 2009, BP Canada Energy Company pleaded guilty to one count of causing an odorous discharge that caused or was likely to cause an adverse effect


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


Application for judicial review of renewable energy approval regulation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2009

On October 19, 2009, an application for judicial review of the renewable energy approvals (REAs) regulation (O. Reg. 35909) under the Environmental Protection Act was commenced in Ontario’s Divisional Court


Amendments to renewable energy approvals regulation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2009

On October 1, 2009, amendments were made to O. Reg. 35909


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


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


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


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


REA guidance released
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 11 2011

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) recently published new guidance for proponents preparing a REA application