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Canada – United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC)

Regulatory Partnership Statement between the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada

Environment Canada (EC) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are committed to continue working together to deliver benefits for the public, industry and regulators while maintaining consumer protection, health, safety, security and the environment.

The Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council’s (RCC) Joint Forward Plan set out commitments for Canadian and U.S. regulatory departments and agencies to establish Regulatory Partnership Statements that include: high-level governance between them and a commitment to work together moving forward; opportunities for stakeholders to provide input, inform strategies, identify priorities and discuss progress on initiatives; and  a mechanism for annual reviews of work plans to consider adjustments and provide status updates on the progress. ”

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