Binational Strategies for PCBs and HBCD

Title: Final NGO Comments Re: Binational Strategies for PCBs and HBCD Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: 1136_FinalNGOCommentsPCB-HBCD # of Pages: 24 Date authored: September 18, 2017 Publication number: 1136 Author/s: Fe de Leon, Michael Murray, John Jackson, Derek…

Canada’s position to the Conferences of the Parties (COP) to the Stockholm and Rotterdam Conventions April 24 – May 5, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland

Title: Comments and Recommendations to inform Canada’s position to the Conferences of the Parties (COP) to the Stockholm and Rotterdam Conventions April 24 – May 5, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland Resource Type: Letter Content: 1100TripleCOP2017 # of Pages: 6 Date…

Canada’s main environmental law isn’t working

Posted by Joseph Castrilli, CELA Counsel on August 22, 2016 Originally published in The Toronto Star, July 29, 2016 Emissions of some of the most harmful chemicals are on the rise in Canada. We need to update the federal law that’s supposed to…

CELA Applauds Action on Chemicals of Mutual Concern in the Great Lakes

Jun 01 2016 Toronto, ON – The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) applauds action taken by the US and Canadian governments yesterday in designating 8 toxic chemicals of mutual concern in the Great Lakes (see https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/canada-and-united-states-target-reductions-chemicals-new-binational-list-reduce-public). The designation follows 3 years…

Waste-free Ontario Act (Bill 151)

Title: Letter to MOECC Regarding the Waste-free Ontario Act (Bill 151) Resource Type: Response to Consultation Content: 1058-CELA, CNWM,TEA response to Bill 151 (Feb 29 2016) # of Pages: 25 Date authored: February 29, 2016 Publication number: 1058 Author/s: Fe…

Strengthening Canada’s legal framework to reduce human health risks from toxic substances

Title: Briefing Note: Strengthening Canada’s legal framework to reduce human health risks from toxic substances Briefing note to Canada's new federal government from CELA, Ecojustice, Environmental Defence and the David Suzuki Foundation Content: CEPA-CCSPA-Cosmetics-Regs-Briefing-Note # of Pages: 12 Date authored:…