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  • ChemSec – SIN List Updated

    “Since 2008 the SIN List has been highlighting chemicals of high concern that are likely to be subject to future EU regulation, and as a result it has been recognised as an important driver for innovation. Today´s update lists an additional 28 chemicals for priority action and takes one step further by launching SINimilarity – […]

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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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  • Chemicals Management Plan Progress Report

    The second issue of the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) Progress Report is now available on Environment Canada’s website. “The report is published twice a year to keep stakeholders and interested parties up to date on the activities and programs related to Canada’s CMP. It reports on advances in major initiatives and highlights key activities related to […]

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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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