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zebraMany of our faithful readers are also subscribers to our annual Canada Law Book publications, Ontario Environmental Legislation and Canadian Environmental Legislation. Ontario environmental laws have changed so much in the last year that there will be numerous amendments in the 2009 – 2010 edition of Ontario Environmental Legislation. A sneak preview of this year’s changes includes:

Volume #1

Environmental Assessment Act

O. Reg. 116/01 – Electricity Projects – amended by O. Reg. 336/08 (filed 26/09/08)

Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993

Amended by 2009, c. 12, Sch. F

O. Reg. 681/94 – Classification of Proposal for Instruments – amended by O. Reg. 166/09 (filed 22/04/09)

Environmental Protection Act

Amended by 2009, c. 12, Sch. G

Amended by 2009, c. 12, Sch. L, s. 4

Amended by 2009, c. 19, s. 67

R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 347 – General – amended by O. Reg. 110/09 (filed 25/03/09)

R.R.O. 1990. Reg. 358 – Sewage Systems – repealed (2009/6/23) – to be deleted from book

R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 359 – Sewage Systems Exemption – repealed – to be deleted from book

O. Reg. 153/04 – Records of Site Condition – Part XV.1 of the Act – amended by O. Reg. 266/08 (filed 29/07/08)

O. Reg. 419/05 – Air Pollution – Local Air Quality – amended by O. Reg. 167/09 (filed 22/04/09)

Volume #2

Clean Water Act

Amended by 2009, c. 12, Sch. E

Amended by 2009, c. 12, Sch. L, s. 1

O. Reg. 285/07 – Time Limit – repealed 2008/11/04 – to be deleted from book

O. Reg. 286/07 – Miscellaneous – repealed 2008/11/04 – to be deleted from book

O. Reg. 287/07 – formerly Terms of Reference NOW “GENERAL” – amended by O. Reg. 386/08

Nutrient Management Act, 2002

Amended by 2009, c. 19, s. 69

O. Reg. 267/03 – General – amended by O. Reg. 392/08

NEW REGULATION TO ACT – O. Reg. 106/09 – Disposal of Dead Farm Animals

Ontario Water Resources Act

Amended 2008, c. 23, s. 30

Amended 2009, c. 12, Sch. H

Amended 2009, c. 19, s. 70

O. Reg. 60/08 – Lake Simcoe Protection – amended by O. Reg. 130/09

NEW REGULATION TO ACT – O. Reg. 128/09 – Exemption – City of Detroit – do we add this to the book

Pesticides Act

Amended 2009, c. 19, s. 71

R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 914 – General – revoked April 22/2009 – delete from book

NEW REGULATION TO ACT – O. Reg. 63/09 – General – ADD TO BOOK it replaces above revoked reg.

Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002

Amended 2009, c. 19, s. 72

O. Reg. 169/03 – Ontario DW Quality Standards – amended by O. Reg. 327/08 (filed 16/09/08)

O. Reg. 170/03 – DW Systems – amended O. Reg. 326/08

O. Reg. 171/03 – Definition words and Expressions used in the Act – amended by O. Reg. 324/08

O. Reg. 172/03 – Definition of Deficiency and Municipal DW Systems – amended by O. Reg. 329/08

O. Reg. 248/03 – DW Testing Services – amended by O. Reg. 322/08

O. Reg. 128/04 – Certification of DW System Operators – amended by O. Reg. 323/08

O. Reg. 242/05 – Compliance and Enforcement – amended by O. Reg. 328/08

O. Reg. 252/05 – Non-Residential and Non-Municipal Seasonal residential systems – repealed 2008/12/01 – to be deleted from book

O. Reg. 188/07 – Licensing of Municipal DW Systems – amended by O. Reg. 325/08

O. Reg. 453/07 – Financial Plans – amended by O. Reg. 69/08

Technical Standards & Safety Act, 2000

O. Reg. 211.01 – Propane Storage and Handling – amended by O. Reg. 440/08

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GREEN ENERGY ACT, 2009, (2009, c. 12, Sch. A)

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