Blog: Landfill “shortage” claims a redux distraction from need for dramatic waste reduction

Isobel Mason, CELA Communications Intern, blogs about the distraction of alarmist warnings about shrinking landfill capacity in Ontario and the need to switch the focus from where we put garbage towards stopping generating so much of it in the first place.

Proposed Project List for Comprehensive Environmental Assessment

CELA's response to the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks regarding ERO 019-2377, the Proposed Project List for comprehensive environmental assessments under the Environmental Assessment Act. The letter was supported by more than 55 environmental lawyers, non-governmental organizations and Indigenous…

Proposed Project List under the amended Environmental Assessment Act

Response regarding public consultation on ERO 019-2377 to Hon. Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks and Sharifa Wyndham-Nguyen, Client Services and Permissions Branch, Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks. Download CELA submission here: CELA-to-Minister-re-Project-List-Consultation

Media Release: Ontario Must Assess the Impacts of Mines and Smelters Before They Are Built!

A report released today by MiningWatch Canada (and endorsed by CELA) concludes that every new mine, smelter or refinery in Ontario – or major expansion – must have a thorough environmental assessment before it can go ahead.