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August 2015 Bulletin

Environmental groups demand censored nuclear risk study Along with other leading Canadian environmental organizations, CELA asked the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to release a suppressed study detailing the weaknesses of offsite emergency response at the Darlington nuclear station in the event

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July 2015 Bulletin

Upcoming Ontario Energy Board regional meetings The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is currently implementing the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP), which is scheduled to start in January 2016. The OEB has scheduled a series of regional meetings to share information

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June 2015 Bulletin

New CELA report recommends Canada and U.S. keep toxics out of the Great Lakes CELA, along with over 20 environmental groups in Canada and the U.S., released a report which included recommendations on how both countries could reduce toxic chemicals in

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May 2015 Bulletin

Toxic pesticide globally banned after unprecedented UN vote Delegates from more than 90 countries recently voted for a global ban on pentachlorophenol–a proven toxic pesticide and contaminant found in wildlife and human biomonitoring studies worldwide. Canada and the U.S. are the two

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April 2015 Bulletin

ACTION ALERT: Show your support for restricting neonic pesticides in Ontario May 7th is the deadline for responding to Ontario’s consultation on a regulation to restrict neonicotinoid (“neonics”) pesticides. CELA supports this regulation that will classify treated seeds as pesticides and aims to dramatically

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March 2015 Bulletin

Overwhelming public support for Ontario’s plan to restrict bee-killing pesticides; Ontario issues draft regulations Close to 50,000 comments from the public were submitted last month during the official consultation in response to Ontario’s pollinator health proposal to restrict bee-killing pesticides. Approximately 97

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