Tough New Air Standards to be Phased in Over Five Years

For the first time in 25 years, Ontario has dramatically tightened air quality standards for a number of key pollutants and odiferous chemicals. This is one more stage in the rewriting of the province’s air pollution regulations, to include a revised list air dispersion models, updated opacity standards, and administrative amendments designed to improve clarity and aid enforcement.

New point-of-impingement (POI) standards and ambient air quality