Comments and recommendations from the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), Health Environmental Justice Support (HEJSupport), Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network (TFGLBN), Clean Production Action (CPA) and Northwatch in response to the following consultation document: Objective for Canadian Drinking Water Quality Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances, released for comments on February 7, 2023.
New map showing locations of known or suspected PFAS contamination at airports and military bases across Canada raises questions about drinking water quality in nearby communities.
Map and accompanying table showing PFAS contamination sites in airports and military bases in Canada
CELA joins NGOs to respond to federal consultation papers entitled: “Towards Canada-wide rules to strengthen recycling and composting of plastics through accurate labelling” and “A proposed federal plastics registry for producers of plastic products" HEJSupport and CELA followed up with supplementary comments highlighting the need to address toxics in plastics in Canada.
A joint submission in response to the Notice posted in Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 155, Number 17 dated April 24, 2021 regarding the “Notice of intent to address the broad class of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.”