Pollution Prevention Plans for City of Toronto Set to Change

Pollution Prevention Plans for City of Toronto Set to Change

The City of Toronto is considering making Pollution Prevention Plan requirements by Toronto industry less onerous and costly. Under Toronto’s Sewers current By-Law Chapter 681, Section 5, Pollution Prevention Planning, every Toronto industry that discharges any amount...
City of Toronto Making Brownfield Policy Update

City of Toronto Making Brownfield Policy Update

The City of Toronto has its own policies and procedures for reviewing and accepting potentially contaminated lands that are to be conveyed to the City, under the Planning Act, typically during redevelopment projects. Part of these policies are: what Environmental Site...
Amendments to Drinking Water Regulations

Amendments to Drinking Water Regulations

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change is proposing more amendments to the Drinking Water Regulation (O. Reg. 169/03) and Drinking-Water Systems Regulation (O. Reg. 170/03) to include water testing requirements. This is following a recent amendment to...
Ontario to Triple Hazardous Waste Tonnage Fee by 2017

Ontario to Triple Hazardous Waste Tonnage Fee by 2017

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change is proposing to amend O. Reg. 347 to increase the fees related to the disposal of hazardous waste. These fees have not been updated since when they were implemented in 2002. The fee increases are expected to allow a full...