Proposed Amendments to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

These proposed amendments to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 were prepared by Joe Castrilli, CELA Counsel, and endorsed by 34 additional organizations. The proposed amendments are in draft legislation format appended to a cover letter sent to the Hon.…

Blog: Control of Toxic Substances at the Crossroads in Canada

FRANCAIS Blog post by Joseph F. Castrilli and Fe de Leon, CELA Counsel and Researcher/Paralegal on July 17, 2018 In upholding the constitutionality of federal toxic substances law over 20 years ago, the Supreme Court of Canada reaffirmed that protection of the…

Public Involvement in Nuclear Waste Environmental Assessments

Title: Public Involvement in Nuclear Waste Environmental Assessments Resource Type: Presentation Content: 1128PublicInvolvement-NuclearWasteDecisionMaking # of Pages: 37 Date authored: August 3, 2017 Publication number: 1128 Author/s: Theresa McClenaghan Author Organization: Canadian Environmental Law Association

2016 CEPA Review – CELA Response to Questions Posed by Committee Members at the May 19, 2016 Hearing and Related Matters

Title: 2016 CEPA Review – CELA Response to Questions Posed by Committee Members at the May 19, 2016 Hearing and Related Matters Supplementary submissions to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development arising from CELA testimony…

Media Release: Your soap may be toxic when flushed down the drain: New GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals Tool Identifies Hazardous Chemicals in Common Household Products

Media Release (Toronto, Canada) The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) and Clean Production Action (CPA) today released a comprehensive assessment of the hazards posed by two chemicals commonly used as antibacterial agents in consumer products ranging from liquid soaps and toothpaste to kitchen…

Proposed Risk Management Measures for Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4)

Title: ENGO Consolidated Report on Public Consultation Meeting on Proposed Risk Management Measures for Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) Resource Type: Response to Consultation Content: 740.ENGOConsoldiatedReportonConsultationonD4 # of Pages: 14 Date authored: September 13, 2010 Publication number: 740 Author/s: Fe de Leon et…