Environmental Tribunal Gives Residents’ Group Green Light To Appeal Quarry Dewatering Permit

Oct 28 2014 In a detailed ruling released yesterday, Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal has granted Tyendinaga Township residents permission to appeal the issuance of a water-taking permit to a local quarry operator. Several months ago, the Ministry of the Environment…

Thursday October 30th – The Legal Toolkit: Workshop for Environment Non-profits

Sep 24 2014 Presented by: Sustainability Network, Ecojustice and the Canadian Environmental Law Association When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 Time: 9:00am - 4:30 pm EST Where: 215 Spadina Avenue (Ground Floor Connector), Toronto. Join us on Thursday October 30th at the Sustainability Network…

Residents’ Group Files Legal Challenge Against Ontario’s Approval of Quarry Dewatering

Aug 05 2014 Lawyers representing Tyendinaga Township residents have applied to Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal for leave (permission) to appeal the recent issuance of a water-taking permit to a local quarry operator. The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) issued the…

Your soap may be toxic when flushed down the drain: New GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals Tool Identifies Hazardous Chemicals in Common Household Products

Jul 10 2014   (Toronto, Canada) The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) and Clean Production Action (CPA) today released a comprehensive assessment of the hazards posed by two chemicals commonly used as antibacterial agents in consumer products ranging from liquid soaps and toothpaste…

News Advisory: New report on health and environmental threats of “anti-bacterial” consumer products (to be released July 10 at noon)

Jul 08 2014 What: Release of a new report on the health and environmental threats posed by two common ingredients in “anti-bacterial” consumer products – triclosan and triclocarban When: Thursday, July 10th at 12 noon Eastern Time Where: This is a news conference…

Provincial Parties will weigh in on future of Lake Huron nuclear waste burial

Jun 09 2014 Kincardine – At least three of Ontario’s political parties will step in on the future of the underground radioactive waste dump Ontario Power Generation (OPG) wants to build beside Lake Huron, according to the results of a…