Lack of Progress on Chemicals of Mutual Concern of the GLWQA

John Jackson, Co-chair of the Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network, urges the Committee to address the issues that have lead to delays in implementing Annex 3 of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, which deals with Chemicals of Mutual Concern.

Housing and the Indoor Environment: Where toxic exposures can be up close and personal

Access to affordable and safe housing is among the key challenges and social inequities revealed by the COVID pandemic. Calls for a just and green recovery need to include extending environmental protection to the indoor environment.

Revising Canada’s chemicals legislation needs to promote safer substitutes for toxic chemicals in products

Bev Thorpe with Clean Production Action and CELA's Fe de Leon blog about the need for better chemical safety provisions in CEPA to prevent toxic exposures from consumer products.

Draft Binational Screening Criteria for Nominated Chemicals of Mutual Concern under the GLWQA

Comments from 41 NGOs on Environment and Climate Change Canada and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Draft Screening Criteria for Nominated Chemicals of Mutual Concern under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. Author: Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network Download submission:…