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Welcome to the Canadian Environmental Policy bulletin board. Here you will find the latest information on policies related to various aspects of the environment such as water quality, air quality, soil contamination, alternative energy, and climate change. Please contact the Canada Chapter if you would like to request other information be posted or would like to add information to share to members.
Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2006
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW: AMENDMENTS - New Hazardous Waste Regulations Proposed - September 2006
by Gowlings

The proposed Interprovincial Movement of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations were published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on September 2, 2006. The proposed regulations would repeal and replace the existing Interprovincial Movement of Hazardous Waste Regulations. To ensure consistency with the Export and Import of Hazardous Wastes and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations, which came into force on November 1, 2005, the proposed regulations would introduce new definitions of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable material and would replace references to "manifests" with references to "movement documents".
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ENVIRONMENTAL LAW: AMENDMENTS - Contaminated Sites British Columbia - September 2006
by Dennis Ryan, Kevin O’Callaghan and Matthew Prescott of Fasken Martineau

An overview of the Enviromental Management Act and the new British Columbia contaminated sites regime.
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