Environmental, health and clean cosmetics groups ask for immediate reform to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. The groups are joined by hundreds of concerned citizens in calling on the federal government to fulfil its promise to reform the country’s two-decade old pollution prevention and toxic chemicals law.
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.
CELA and 15 other organizations have written a letter to the Prime Minister urging the government to resist pressure to weaken or delay the implementation of federal environmental laws during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Anne Rochon-Ford and Fe de Leon blog about the lack of attention to workplace exposures in federal management of toxic substances.
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:…
CELA's response to the Ontario's proposal to revoke the MISA regulations that set limits, and require reporting on industrial emitters of pollution.