Mondaq Canada: Environment
Bennett Jones LLP
Today the Alberta government announced important changes to current climate change legislation, the Specified Gas Emitters Regulation.
Saxe Law Office
I continue to be surprised by how many people knowingly purchase a contaminated site, and regret it afterwards. Buy in haste, repent at leisure?
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 25, 2015, Shannon Phillips, Alberta's Minister of Environment and Parks announced that the province will be renewing its existing greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction regulatory regime.
Saxe Law Office
How are major oil spill claims handled in the US? For a fascinating glimpse across the border, Enbridge-consent-judgment is a copy of the multimillion dollar consent order between the State of Michigan and Enbridge over the billion dollar, three-million-litre oil spill into wetlands and the Kalamazoo River in 2010.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In the years since it was passed (1972), the Environment Quality Act has undergone a myriad of amendments that have increased the number of regimes and made the Act more complicated to implement. Hence the need for reform.
Dentons (Canada)
In her first major policy announcement since taking office five weeks ago, Alberta's Environment and Parks Minister Shannon Phillips announced today that Alberta's primary GHG regulation will be renewed and updated.
Saxe Law Office
We are proud to announce another excellent result for our municipal Blue Box clients.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Le régime d'autorisation proposé comporterait quatre catégories d'activités, élaborées en fonction du risque pour l'environnement qu'elles représentent.
Saxe Law Office
A Sudbury ready mix concrete company, Rainbow Concrete Industries Ltd., pleaded guilty to one count under s. 30 of the Ontario Water Resources Act, for discharging concrete waste water into a Sudbury creek, and received a creative sentence plus a fine.
Saxe Law Office
On July 1, 2015, new regulatory requirements for the sale and use of neonicotinoid-treated seeds in Ontario will start to come into effect, to protect bird and bee health.
Saxe Law Office
The Ontario Legislature rose for the summer on June 4, with two environmental proposed environmental laws having received second reading, but awaiting Committee review and public hearings.
Saxe Law Office
Toronto seems to have a weird and expensive loophole in its sewer bylaw.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Energy-intensive manufacturing companies involved in the cement, lime, iron and steel sectors looking to reduce GHG emissions may now take advantage of a new approval process...
Saxe Law Office
Sweeping exemptions from Ontario's protection for endangered species have been upheld by the Divisional Court, despite concerns that they reduce the effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act, 2007.
Saxe Law Office
Why should endangered species protection in Ontario be different for roads to wind turbines, as opposed to roads leading anywhere else?
Lawson Lundell LLP
On May 15, 2015, the federal government announced that it will commit to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.
Saxe Law Office
Ontario's energy intensive industries have finally been permitted to burn many kinds of waste, in place of coal.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court (Court) in Dolinsky v. Wingfield may allow those who have to clean up contamination on their lands to obtain those costs from the responsible parties before actually doing the work.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Tribunal began by pointing out that a strict time limit entailing forfeiture of the remedy must be expressly provided for in the law because it is not presumed.
Saxe Law Office
Will Ontario's proposed rules for "permit-by-rule" water takings work?
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Stikeman Elliott LLP
Several BC LNG syndicates are nearing, or appear to be nearing, final investment decisions, but they will need all significant regulatory approvals before those decisions are made.
Saxe Law Office
A Sudbury ready mix concrete company, Rainbow Concrete Industries Ltd., pleaded guilty to one count under s. 30 of the Ontario Water Resources Act, for discharging concrete waste water into a Sudbury creek, and received a creative sentence plus a fine.
Saxe Law Office
Why should endangered species protection in Ontario be different for roads to wind turbines, as opposed to roads leading anywhere else?
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court (Court) in Dolinsky v. Wingfield may allow those who have to clean up contamination on their lands to obtain those costs from the responsible parties before actually doing the work.
Lerners
This month's netletter summarizes appeals dealing with class action certification, the test to cancel an approval under the Environmental Protection Act, the appropriate forum for an action alleging torture in Iran, entire agreement clauses in agreements of purchase and sale and how costs are to be apportioned between a personal injury plaintiff and OHIP's subrogated claim.
Saxe Law Office
Sweeping exemptions from Ontario's protection for endangered species have been upheld by the Divisional Court, despite concerns that they reduce the effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act, 2007.
Saxe Law Office
Toronto seems to have a weird and expensive loophole in its sewer bylaw.
Lawson Lundell LLP
On May 15, 2015, the federal government announced that it will commit to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.
Cox & Palmer
In this decision (released on May 12, 2015), the Court of Appeal limits a municipality's jurisdiction to regulate quarries and declares the subject by-law invalid.
Saxe Law Office
The Ontario Legislature rose for the summer on June 4, with two environmental proposed environmental laws having received second reading, but awaiting Committee review and public hearings.
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