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  • A Made in Ontario Environment Plan UPDATE

    UPDATE:  Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) New Release dated February 12, 2019 announcing next stage in Environment Plan “Ontario’s government for the people today announced the next stage in its commitment to protect the environment and fight climate change without imposing a carbon tax.  In particular, Ontario’s proposed regulatory approach combines emissions reductions […]

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  • Weathering the Storm : A New Report for Canadians

    In a Press Release from the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (2019) it is indicated that “flooding within urban centres is Canada’s costliest and fastest growing extreme weather challenge. Insurable claims in Canada have risen from an average of $405 million per year between 1983 and 2008 to an average of $1.8 billion per year […]

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  • Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks Propose Changes to Toxics Reduction Act

    As per the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Act Proposal Notice and Regulation Proposal Notice dated December 6, 2018: “Changes are proposed to reduce burden under the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009 and Ontario Regulation 455/09. See EBR Post: 013-4234 Repeal the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009 and all associated Regulations by December 31, 2021 See […]

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  • Chemicals Listed Effective October 26, 2018 – Prop. 65 Update on Nickel Compounds

    As per the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (2018) Nickel (soluble compounds) are being added to the list of chemicals known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity for purposes of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65). Read full article here. The October 26, 2018 Proposition 65 Chemical […]

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  • Changes in time for UPCOMING Golf Tournament

    Please note changes in times for the UPCOMING Golf Tournament Registration Opens: 10:00 am Lunch: 10:45 am to 11:45 am Shotgun Start: 12:00 pm Dinner & Prizes: 6:00 pm For more event details click here.

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  • Water Efficient Landscaping

    For companies looking to improve their Sustainable efforts. Water-Efficient Landscaping can help: Save Water, Energy and Money; plus it can Attract Birds, Butterflies and Attention! Resource: Ontario Clean Water Agency.  (n.d.).  Beautiful lawns and gardens through water-efficient landscaping.  Retrieved from http://www.oxfordcounty.ca/Portals/15/Documents/Water/2012%20Comms/OCWA-water%20saving%20landscape%20booklet.pdf  

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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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