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  • Wilms & Shier – Ontario Premier Wynne Mandates Environmental and Energy Priorities

    October 2, 2014 “Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released mandate letters to her cabinet ministers on September 25, 2014, outlining key priorities for each ministry. Premier Wynne’s marching orders include many environmental and energy priorities. Key environmental priorities relate to climate change, waste diversion and reduction, pollution prevention, drinking water quality for First Nations and invasive […]

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  • Ministry of Environment & Climate Change – Ontario Rising to Climate Change

    “New Strategy Will Harness Research, Innovation to Create Strong, Green Economy September 22, 2014 11:00 A.M. Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray is at Climate Week in New York City where he will attend the UN Climate Summit, alongside world leaders such as President Barack Obama, to talk about Ontario’s climate change […]

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  • NEWS – ECHA Proposal to add new substances to Authorisation List

    “ECHA has launched a public consultation on its  draft recommendation of new substances to be included in the Authorisation List. Comments can be submitted by 30 November 2014. In parallel, ECHA facilitates a call by the European Commission on the possible socio-economic consequences of the inclusion of these substances in Annex XIV.  Helsinki, 1 September […]

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  • PEI – EPA WASTE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS AMENDMENT

    “(Approved by His Honour the Lieutenant Governor in Council dated August 19, 2014.) Pursuant to section 25 of the Environmental Protection Act R.S.P.E.I. 1988, Cap. E-9, Council made the following regulations: Section 1 of the Waste Resource Management Regulations (EC691/00) is amended….”  Read Gazette Notice – Page 25

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  • Celebrating Two Billion Containers Returned

    Recycling Containers Protects the Environment and Creates Employment April 17, 2014 11:15 a.m.  Ministry of the Environment “Thanks to Ontario residents, two billion alcohol containers have been recycled into new products through the Ontario Deposit Return Program. Alcohol containers such as plastic and glass bottles, aluminum cans,  bag-in-box wine containers and Tetra Pak containers can […]

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  • Government of Canada Tables Legislation to Improve Labelling and Classification of Workplace Chemicals

    March 31, 2013 Ι  News Release:  Government of Canada Tables Legislation to Improve Labelling and Classification of Workplace Chemicals “Proposed changes deliver on key Regulatory Cooperation Council initiative” As part of Economic Action Plan 2014, the Government of Canada today tabled new legislation intended to improve the level of protection for workers handling hazardous materials […]

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  • Northern Contaminants Program

    February 24, 2014 Ι Northern Contaminants Program “The Northern Contaminants Program (NCP) co-ordinates Canada’s action on northern contaminants, including Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and mercury, both nationally and internationally. The NCP is a multidisciplinary initiative, funded by the Government of Canada, addressing health, science, and communications issues related to contaminants in Canada’s Arctic. It was […]

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  • Environmental Emergency Regulations/Règlement sur les urgences environmentales

    March 3, 2014  | Environmental Emergency Regulations  “Letter of Intent to Consult on the Proposed Amendments   to the Environmental Emergency Regulations under the Canadian   Environmental Protection Act, 1999  In the fall of 2013, Environment Canada will start public consultations   regarding the proposed amendments to the Environmental Emergency   Regulations (E2 Regulations). The purpose […]

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