Intersection of Environmental Law and Poverty Law

Discussion of the Environmental Health Impacts of Pollution and Poverty in the Great Lakes Region Intersection-Environmental-Law-Poverty-Law

Control of Toxic Substances at the Crossroads in Canada

Posted by Joseph F. Castrilli and Fe de Leon, CELA Counsel and Researcher/Paralegal on July 17, 2018 In upholding the constitutionality of federal toxic substances law over 20 years ago, the Supreme Court of Canada reaffirmed that protection of the environment is one…

Special Panel Discussion on Vulnerable Populations

Title: Special Panel Discussion on Vulnerable Populations The Panel Discussion was hosted by Canada's Chemicals Management Plan Stakeholder Advisory Council on Wednesday May 30, 2018 in Ottawa, Canada.Lived Experiences: Including vulnerable populations in considerations leading to chemicals management in Canadaview…

Committee report recommends major reform of Parliament’s control of toxic substances

Posted by Joseph Castrilli and Fe de Leon on June 22, 2017 If the recommendations of a Parliamentary committee are adopted by the House of Commons, Canada will move closer to enshrining environmental rights, substituting safer alternatives, and strengthening protection of vulnerable populations…

Final Screening Assessment & Proposed Risk Management Approach Documents for Selected Batch 9 Chemicals

Title: NGO comments on Final Screening Assessment & Proposed Risk Management Approach Documents for Selected Batch 9 Chemicals A Response to Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 144, No. 38 — September 18, 2010 on Industry Challenge Chemicals of the Chemicals…