Mondaq Canada: Environment
Saxe Law Office
In an worldwide first, the Hague District Court has ordered the Dutch government to cut its greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by at least 25% compared to 1990 levels by the end of 2020.
McLennan Ross LLP
In June of this year we reported on the provincial government's "re-thinking" of the climate change file.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Pipelines, mines, ports, railways, reactors and power dams make federal environmental assessments prominent in current public affairs.
Cox & Palmer
The Ministry of the Environment has completed a province-wide consultation to examine stakeholder, public, and municipal responses to a proposed Solid Waste Management (SWM) strategy.
Saxe Law Office
Last week, the Yukon Court of Appeal heard arguments about the future of the massive Peel River watershed, and about the meaning and application of modern aboriginal treaties.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Il apparaît clairement que la lutte contre les changements climatiques et la réduction des émissions de gaz à effet de serre constituent un objectif important pour le gouvernement du Québec et le Livre vert reflète cette réalité.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Des modifications au Règlement sur la diffusion de l'information et sur la protection des renseignements personnels (le « Règlement ») sont entrées en vigueur le 1er avril 2015.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Madame Aglukkaq a fait cette annonce juste après la présentation du Canada à l'Organisation des Nations Unies (l'« ONU ») de sa contribution prévue déterminée au niveau national (la « CPDN »).
Saxe Law Office
Unprecedented water use restrictions, due to widespread and extreme drought, are in force in western parts of the US and Canada.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Canadian government has published a proposed Order to add plastic microbeads to the Toxic Substances List and has announced it is developing regulations to ban their use.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Les règlements américains, qui sont des copies conformes des règlements canadiens, incluront des exigences supplémentaires relatives aux freins des trains transportant de grandes quantités de pétrole brut.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Dans ce dossier, une ONGE a une fois de plus essayé de faire assumer ses dépens par une personne morale en invoquant le fait qu'elle agissait dans « l'intérêt public ».
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Under Québec's cap-and-trade system, regulated emitters have until November 1, 2015, to ensure that their verified emissions do not exceed their greenhouse gas (GHG) emission allowances.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On August 14, 2015, Ontario approved the Credit Valley-Toronto and Region-Central Lake Ontario Source Protection Plan and the Halton-Hamilton SPP under the Clean Water Act, 2006.
Saxe Law Office
In case you missed it a few weeks back, the federal government made an unexpected announcement just days before the federal election campaign was announced...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Discussion Document provides a detailed profile of Alberta's GHG emissions along with a discussion of the range of possible climate change goals and objectives.
Saxe Law Office
To be successful on an appeal, the appellant must show that the renewable energy approval granted causes serious harm to human health.
Saxe Law Office
The issue of boundary trees—trees that straddle property lines—appears to be a growing, and increasingly confusing, legal concern for Toronto neighbours.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In its decision, the TAQ ruled that the MSDEFCC cannot take into account as an aggravating factor justifying the imposition of a MAP the fact that a previous notice of non-compliance had been issued to an affiliated entity.
Saxe Law Office
New Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulation (TDGR) requirements are no longer quite consistent with the federal/provincial waste manifest form.
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Cohen Highley LLP
Outdoor wood burning furnaces may be utilized by rural landowners for a variety of reasons, including as a supplementary heat source.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On June 23, 2015, the Federal Court of Appeal released Yellowknives Dene First Nation v. The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board, and Alex Debogorski, 2015 FCA 148.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On July 30, 2015, the British Columbia government released four discussion papers for public comment outlining proposed new policies for regulations under the Water Sustainability Act.
Saxe Law Office
The issue of boundary trees—trees that straddle property lines—appears to be a growing, and increasingly confusing, legal concern for Toronto neighbours.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This SCC decision does not discuss the defences available against the imposition of AMPs nor the issue of the burden of proof.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
On July 30, 2015, the Province of British Columbia issued for comment four policies associated with the Water Sustainability Act ("WSA").
McLennan Ross LLP
Unauthorized releases of substances into the environment can occur any time, in many different circumstances, and bring with them varying degrees of risk.
Saxe Law Office
Dianne delivered a presentation to the American Bar Association on July 22, providing a comprehensive overview of wind litigation in Ontario since the Green Energy Act came into effect.
Saxe Law Office
In May of this year, the Federal Court released a decision that affirms the importance of the precautionary principle in the management of fisheries.
Saxe Law Office
In case you missed it a few weeks back, the federal government made an unexpected announcement just days before the federal election campaign was announced...
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