Richard Lindgren has written to the Jeff Yurek, the Honorable Minister for the Environment, Conservation and Parks, regarding government proposals that affect water wells in Ontario. Download and read the letter here: CELA Ltr to Minister re Reg 903 changes…
Theresa McClenaghan and Richard Lindgren, CELA Counsel, provided comments to the MECP on proposed changes to Regulation 903 (Wells) under the Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA). Download it here:1305-CELA Comments Reg 903 changes (Nov 2019)
The class of chemicals called PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) are often referred to as ‘the forever chemicals’ because they are highly persistent in the environment and will take hundreds if not thousands of years to disappear from the soil and groundwater where they accumulate.
CELA's ED Theresa McClenaghan spoke on the topic of Canadian climate law and vulnerable communities at the University of Western Ontario's Climate Change symposium.
The Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment (CPCHE) Position Statement on Climate Change.
This folksy self-help advice is usually directed to people whose own missteps have resulted in unfortunate predicaments or preventable problems. However, this advice should also be considered by elected officials whose short-term decisions may cause unintended – and often undesirable – consequences in the long-term.