The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has finally set proceeded with new regulation of hydrofluorocarbons
The Minister of Environment published a Notice Requiring the Preparation and Implementation of Pollution Prevention Plans in Respect of Halocarbons Used as a Refrigerant.
Hudbay Minerals Inc. lawsuit receives International media coverage.
Most of us carry lithium batteries in our cell phones. So it’s not immediately obvious that lithium batteries are classed as dangerous goods in the transportation context.
Be careful when you purchase land you know to be contaminated and be careful when you sell land without remediating known contamination first;
The Queensland government has responded to increasing public focus on the risk to the State of insolvent companies failing to meet environmental compliance obligations by the rapid introduction of proposed changes to the State's environmental laws.
In another example of collaboration between the United States and Canada on environmental product matters, Environment Canada has recently released a consultation paper in respect of its proposed regulations to ban the use of microbeads in personal care products.
Canada's Chemical Management Plan (the "CMP") continues to expand the scope of its investigation into substances already in commercial use in Canada. The newest target for CMP scrutiny and industry reporting are nanomaterials - substances that are manufactured and/or have internal or surface structures measured in nanometers.
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy presented a paper outlining the key points for the reform of the Renewable Energy Sources Act, which is scheduled for 2016. The government plans to introduce competitive tender mechanisms for most renewable energy technologies starting 2017.
As part of the flurry of Chemical Management Plan reporting obligations initiated earlier this year, Environment Canada issued its Notice With Respect to Certain Priority Petroleum Substances on the Domestic Substance List under the Canadian Management Plan.