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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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  • Health Canada: Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations Amendment

    The Regulations Amending the Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012 (proposed Amendments) were published in the Canada Gazette, Part I for a 75-day public comment period ending on June 18, 2015. See Notice

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  • NASF – New TSCA bill may pass in 2015

    Posted by NASF March 30, 2015 US Chemicals Reform Legislations Introduced in Senate New TSCA bill may pass in 2015. “Earlier this month, Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and Tom Udall (D-NM), along with 14 bipartisan co-sponsors, introduced the “Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act”. The bill would overhaul current chemicals laws […]

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  • WHMIS 2015

    WHMIS 2015 “On February 11, 2015, the Government of Canada published in the Canada Gazette, Part II the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR), which, in addition to the amendments made to the Hazardous Products Act under the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No.1, modified the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 1988 to incorporate the Globally […]

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  • TDG 2014 Newsletter

    2014 TDG Newsletter The 2014 TDG Newsletter is now available on the Transport Canada website at the following address: http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/tdg/newsletter-fall-2014-1215.html.   Bulletin TMD – Nouvelles, édition 2014 Le numéro 2014 du bulletin TMD – Nouvelles est maintenant disponible sur la page Web de Transports Canada à l’adresse suivante :  http://www.tc.gc.ca/fra/tmd/bulletin-printemps-2014-1215.html.

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  • Nova Scotia – Mercury Diversion Standard

    The Nova Scotia, Minister of the Environment issued an order (page 11) dated December 11, 2014 that took effect January 1, 2015 related to The Mercury Diversion Standard.

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  • Environment Canada – New Substance Program

    Environment Canada (EC) has published six new risk assessment summaries for chemicals and polymers under the New Substance Program. Included in the Background section for “any company or individual who plans to import or manufacture a substance subject to notification under the NSNR (Chemicals and Polymers) must provide the New Substances Program (NSP) with a New […]

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