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  • Long Point Region Source Protection Plan approved

    On November 5, 2015 The Long Point Region (LPR) Conservation Authority published a media release confirming that the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has approved their plan to protect the sources of municipal drinking water in the LPR watershed. See full article here.    

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  • Delineation of Ontario Air Zones: EBR Posting 012-4347

    The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment established the Air Quality Management System (AQMS) in 2012 which is a collaborative framework for improving air quality across Canada.  Under the AQMS, provinces and territories are required to establish air zones within their jurisdictions for reporting and managing air quality. The MOECC recently posted a proposal […]

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  • Pre-Notification of Updates to Ontario’s Air Dispersion Models

    The Ontario Ministry of Environment & Climate Change has issued the following document to pre-notify stakeholders of impending changes, details on affected model versions and outlines changes that will be implemented. Access full document here

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  • Ontario: Cap and Trade System to Limit Greenhouse Gas Pollution in Ontario

    On April 24, 2015 the Office of the Premier issued the following media release. “Joint Statement on Climate Change from the Premiers of Ontario and Québec” Today, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Québec Premier Philippe Couillard issued the following statement on climate change: “We are at the forefront of the fight against climate change and […]

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  • Ontario Releases 2013 Air Quality in Ontario Report

    Air Quality in Ontario Continues to Improve April 15, 2015 1:00 P.M. Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change “On the one year anniversary of the last coal plant closure in Ontario, the release of the 2013 Air Quality in Ontario report confirms that the province’s air quality has improved significantly over the past 10 […]

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  • Ontario – Joint Statement on Climate Change Shows Leadership

    The Ontario Ministry of Environment & Climate Change published a News Release on December 8, 2014  – Joint Statement on Climate Change Showing Leadership. “Ontario, California, Quebec and British Columbia Working Together to Achieve Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets” “Ontario, together with California, Quebec and British Columbia, issued a joint statement today, demonstrating leadership and collective action on climate […]

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  • Reducing Pesticide Use and Protecting Pollinator Health

    “Ontario Sets Goal to Reduce Neonicotinoid Use by 80 Per Cent November 25, 2014 10:00 A.M. Ontario is taking action to strengthen bird, bee, butterfly and other pollinator health to ensure healthy ecosystems, a productive agricultural sector, and a strong economy. Pollinators play an important role in Ontario’s agricultural productivity. Crops such as apples, cherries, […]

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  • 2014 Mandate letter: Environment and Climate Change

    “September 25, 2014 The Honourable Glen Murray Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change 77 Wellesley Street West 11th Floor, Ferguson Block Toronto, Ontario M7A 2T5 Dear Minister Murray: I am honoured to welcome you to your role as Minister of the Environment and Climate Change. We have […]

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