Addressing toxic substances, Circular Framework and Life Cycle Approach for Plastics: Response to Draft Science Assessment of Plastic Pollution

CELA, Citizens' Network on Waste Management, and Health and Environment Justice Support (HEJSupport) argue in favour of designating plastic as toxic, as well as other measures that would strengthen environmental protection and disclosure requirements around plastic production and use.

Canada is Urged to Stop the Recycling of Products with Globally Banned Toxic Flame Retardants: Groups Seek Greater Protection to the Environment and Health

Download the Media Release here: Press Release - Recycling Exemption January 29 2020 Ottawa, Canada – Only a small group of countries continues taking advantage of a loophole in the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) that allow banned…

Environment Minister Revokes Environmental Assessment Approval for Controversial Landfill in Eastern Ontario

Download the Media Release here: Media Release (December 18, 2019) December 18, 2019 – Township of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Today the Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump (CAD) applauded the decision by Environment Minister Jeff Yurek to revoke an outdated environmental assessment approval…

Scoping Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Releases from the Recycling of Paper and Textiles and their Implications for the Great Lakes-St Lawrence River Ecosystem:

Identifying Opportunities to Address Toxicity of Products in a Circular Economy Report-PFAS-Sept-2019

Water, Waste, Wildlife: Canada’s Environment Week 2019

Posted by Richard Lindgren, CELA Counsel on June 24, 2019 [Note: This article was originally published online on June 3, 2019 in The Lawyers Daily] Since 1971, the week of June 5 has been declared by federal law as “Canadian Environment Week.” According to…