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  • For the Most Recent Regulatory News…..

    The MOECC has actively been publishing Decision Notices. Amendments to O.Regulation 455/09 – (Toxics Reduction) https://ero.ontario.ca/notice/012-8583 Food and Organic Waste Framework – https://ero.ontario.ca/notice/013-1814 Cumulative Effects Assessments in Air Approvals – https://ero.ontario.ca/notice/013-1680 MOECC Approval Letter for Expansion of Metal Finishers Industry Standard – http://www.casf.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/MOECC-Approval-April-2018-Expand-MF-Tech-Standard.pdf **************************************************************** To get more involved in Regulatory Modernization Comments on Proposals on […]

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  • Toxics Reduction Act Decision Notice

    As per the Decision Notice posted by the MOECC April 24, 2018 “Decision summary We have changed when facilities have to review their toxic reduction plans. This will help to align the first two plan reviews with federal timelines and ensure facilities plan and report on current and relevant toxic substances. We also made a […]

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  • NPRI Reporting Changes for Hexavalent Chromium RY 2018 & 2019

    Environment and Climate Change Canada have published a change in Canada Gazette, Vol. 152, No. 3 dated January 20, 2018 with respect to reporting hexavalent chromium (and its compounds). PART 1 CRITERIA FOR REPORTING SUBSTANCES LISTED IN PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 1 7. Despite subsection 6(1), a person subject to the Chromium Electroplating, Chromium Anodizing […]

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  • Ontario Food and Organic Waste Framework EBR # 013-1814

    As per the MOECC, EBR Notice # 013-1814, The province has developed a proposed Food and Organic Waste Framework (“Framework”). Together with the Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario: Building a Circular Economy and Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan, the proposed Framework will help Ontario build a circular economy and fight climate change. The Framework consists […]

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  • Notice with Respect to Reporting Greenhouse Gases

    Notice with respect to reporting of greenhouse gases (GHGs) for 2017 Notice is hereby given, pursuant to subsection 46(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (the Act), that, with respect to emissions of GHGs identified in Schedule 1 to this notice and for the purpose of conducting research, creating an inventory of data, formulating […]

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  • Amendments made to Water Sustainability Act Regulations in British Columbia

    As per the Government of British Columbia: Minor amendments are being made to two regulations under the Water Sustainability Act to support existing groundwater users and clarify requirements for authorizing water use. Read full article here

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  • “Let’s Talk Transportation of Dangerous Goods”

    As per the Government of Canada there is a White Paper published with respect to: Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations The transportation of dangerous goods connects Canadians with the high value goods they use every day. From the gasoline in your car to the pharmaceuticals that keep you healthy, dangerous […]

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  • Nonylphenol Ethoxylates (NPEs)

    As per the Government of Canada (2007), “Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs) are a class of the broader group of compounds known as alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEs). NPEs are high-volume chemicals that have been used for more than 40 years as detergents, emulsifiers, wetting agents and dispersing agents. Nonylphenol polyethoxylate-containing products are used in many sectors, including textile […]

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