Toxco Waste Management Ltd., of Trail, B.C., was ordered to pay $17,500 to the Environmental Damages Fund (EDF) by the Provincial Court of British Columbia after pleading guilty to importing waste lithium batteries exceeding the limit set out in its import permit. This action contravened the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations (EIHWHRMR) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA, 1999). No fine was imposed.
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26 Jul 2021
Bill C-230–A time for change
On February 26, 2020, Bill C-230, a private member’s bill, was introduced by Nova Scotia MP …