OPAL Files Legal Challenge Against Ministry Approval of Quarry Effluent Discharges into Lake near Ingersoll

Sep 08 2015 (Ingersoll). The Oxford People Against the Landfill (OPAL) Alliance has applied to Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal for leave (permission) to appeal an environmental approval recently issued to Carmeuse Lime (Canada) Limited. The approval was issued by the Ministry…

Federal Government Has Head in the Sand on Fracking and the NPRI

Posted by Joseph F. Castrilli , CELA Counsel on July 18, 2014 Webster’s Dictionary defines the ostrich as a bird that when pursued hides its head in the sand and believes itself to be unseen. The behaviour, according to Webster’s, is analogous to…

Dollars and Sense: Who Pays Costs in Public Interest Cases?

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on June 16, 2014 When an environmental class proceeding is unsuccessful, should the representative plaintiff be ordered to pay the defendant’s legal costs; if so, what is the appropriate amount of costs that should be payable?…

Preparation and implementation of pollution prevention plans for bisphenol A in industrial effluents

Title: Response to Canada Gazette, Part I: Notices and Proposed Regulations, Vol. 144, No. 42 (October 16, 2010) Proposed notice requiring the preparation and implementation of pollution prevention plans with respect to bisphenol A in industrial effluents Resource Type: Response…

Children’s Health and the Environment: Current Activities and Health Promotion Strategies

Title: Children's Health and the Environment Current Activities and Health Promotion Strategies Resource Type: Presentation Content: Childrens Health and Environment - November 2010 - Kenora # of Pages: 22 Date authored: December 6, 2010 Author/s: Kathleen Cooper Author Organization: CELA