Mondaq Canada: Environment
Siskinds LLP
Two companies, Consbec Inc. and Bruman Construction Inc., were fined a collective total of $150,000 for failing to notify the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change of a fly-rock discharge.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Companies and individuals who may be charged with environmental offence, often ask how long the legal proceedings may last.
Siskinds LLP
In June, 2016, Justice Faieta of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice awarded damages of $57,712.31 plus interest against legal counsel who failed to file a claim within the required limitation period.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
These continue to be busy times for those interested in the business and policy of carbon in Canada and elsewhere. Below is a snapshot of some recent developments of note.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On September 19, 2016, the Saskatchewan Minister of the Environment refused [PDF] environmental approval for the Chaplin Energy Project (Project).
Siskinds LLP
The international trade in endangered species is a lucrative business, with some recent estimates putting its worth at up to $20 billion annually, making it one of the most profitable international crimes, behind the illegal drug trade, the illicit arms trade, and human trafficking.
Miller Thomson LLP
On June 7, 2016, David Heurtel, Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, introduced Bill 102 in Quebec's National Assembly.
Siskinds LLP
The seemingly never-ending litigation related to a spill of furnace oil fuel in the City of Kawartha Lakes is inching closer to resolution.
Siskinds LLP
Justice Suko of the U.S. District Court ruled that Teck Cominco Metals, a Canadian company, was liable to the Confederated Tribes of the Coleville Reservation for "response costs" of $8.25M.
Aird & Berlis LLP
On August 31, 2016, Ontario signed a Joint Declaration with Mexico and Quebec, pledging to work together "in the fight against climate change."
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On June 8, 2016, Ontario released its Climate Change Action Plan ("CCAP"). The five year plan outlines the province's strategy and commitments to address climate change.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Earlier this summer, the Canadian government finalized the Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations [MSAPR].
Bennett Jones LLP
On August 19, 2016, the British Columbia government released its much anticipated Climate Leadership Plan (the New Plan).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The B.C. government recently released the much anticipated Plan, which updates the 2008 Plan and responds to the government-appointed Panel 32 recommendations for climate action for British Columbia.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Climate Leadership Plan is an update to the BC government's 2008 Climate Action Plan, and it implements some of the recommendations made by the "Climate Leadership Team" that was established by the BC Government in 2015.
Siskinds LLP
The Superior Court of Justice delivered reasons in Valco Instruments Canada v. Imperial Oil, dismissing in part a defendant's summary judgment motion related to a contaminated land claim.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Plan follows the release of the Climate Leadership Team's report in November 2015.
Siskinds LLP
The government recently announced the members it has appointed to the Review of the Environmental Assessment Process Expert Panel...
Siskinds LLP
Since the European Union voted to suspend the use of three neonicotinoid insecticides in 2013, there has been significant interest in Canada and the United States to regulate the use of these pesticides.
Siskinds LLP
On July 27, 2016, the Ontario Court of Justice levied $70,000 in fines against a Hamilton company for contravention of the federal PCB regulations...
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The B.C. government recently released the much anticipated Plan, which updates the 2008 Plan and responds to the government-appointed Panel 32 recommendations for climate action for British Columbia.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On June 8, 2016, Ontario released its Climate Change Action Plan ("CCAP"). The five year plan outlines the province's strategy and commitments to address climate change.
Aird & Berlis LLP
On August 23, 2016, the Quebec and California Governments announced the results of the eighth Cap and Trade System Joint Auction, held earlier this month.
Siskinds LLP
The Superior Court of Justice delivered reasons in Valco Instruments Canada v. Imperial Oil, dismissing in part a defendant's summary judgment motion related to a contaminated land claim.
Aird & Berlis LLP
On August 3, 2016, the Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) released its decision in Association for the Protection of Amherst Island v. Ontario (Environment and Climate Change).
Siskinds LLP
Justice Suko of the U.S. District Court ruled that Teck Cominco Metals, a Canadian company, was liable to the Confederated Tribes of the Coleville Reservation for "response costs" of $8.25M.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) issued a new edition of its Environmental Guidelines for the Location, Construction and Operation of Hydrocarbon Pipelines and Facilities in Ontario.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Plan follows the release of the Climate Leadership Team's report in November 2015.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Climate Leadership Plan is an update to the BC government's 2008 Climate Action Plan, and it implements some of the recommendations made by the "Climate Leadership Team" that was established by the BC Government in 2015.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Earlier this summer, the Canadian government finalized the Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations [MSAPR].
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