Toronto Climate Change Risk Assessment
Dianne is honoured to have joined the City of Toronto's Expert Advisory Panel on Climate Change Risk Management.View the post titled Toronto Climate Change Risk Assessment
Used tires diversion plan
Waste Diversion Ontario has released its proposed diversion program for used tires. Public comments will be accepted until March 29. The plan targets a tire diversion rate of 90% for passenger tires and 50% for off-road tires by 2015, and promises to clean up existing stockpiles of tires in…View the post titled Used tires diversion plan
Some overdue congratulations to Minister Gerretsen
We are glad to congratulate Minister Gerretson on proclaiming the cosmetic pesticides ban, and on becoming the new president of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment. Well-done and best wishes.View the post titled Some overdue congratulations to Minister Gerretsen
Federal environmental assessment cutbacks
Federal government removes environmental assessment requirements for up to 2000 infrastructure projects over the next two years, about 90% of the infrastructure projects that would otherwise receive federal EA.View the post titled Federal environmental assessment cutbacks
Key legal issues in the Green Energy Act
Bill 150, the Green Energy Act, will directly affect lawyers all over Ontario, including those in the environmental, energy, municipal, and natural resource fields. As a result, the Ontario Bar Association is preparing detailed comments that will address at least the following issues:View the post titled Key legal issues in the Green Energy Act
Green energy generation, but what about transmission?
The "right to connect" is not as simple as it sounds.View the post titled Green energy generation, but what about transmission?
How do factories control air pollution?
“How do factories control air pollution”? There are two basic options: pollution prevention and pollution control.View the post titled How do factories control air pollution?
BPA in soft drinks- is it really ok?
Health Canada isn't concerned about BPA in soft drinks; should you be?View the post titled BPA in soft drinks- is it really ok?
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