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Excerpts Una Jefferson: So Ontario just released a proposal which put some meat on the bones of the environmental plan that it released at the end of last year. And this included some emissions performance standards for large industrial emitters. There’s been a lot of commentary pointing at the similarity of the standards to the […]


Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes from February 2019. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 90 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific regions, countries or jurisdictions, we are happy to help. Please send us a request for more information here and we […]


Amendments to Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights The Ontario government is making various changes to the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) pursuant to Bill 57, Restoring Trust, Transparency, and Accountability Act, 2018. Going far beyond amending budgetary matters, Schedule 15 of Bill 57 includes major provisions to amend the EBR which notably, includes eliminating the […]


by – John Wolfe This article outlines the general principles of management systems to help organizations meet the needs of its stakeholders (customers, member of the public, owners, etc.). It describes: The five general elements of stewardship framework Several components of those elements The stewardship framework is a simple set of elements and components used […]


This is a list of select proposed EHS regulatory changes for February 2019 in the United States and Canada. We cover EHS legislation in over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track EHS legislation in specific regions, jurisdictions or countries, we are happy to help. Please send us a request for more information here and […]


Excerpts Una Jefferson: Would you start by telling us how Alberta’s System for ensuring oil and gas companies close and reclaim wells properly is supposed to work and how it’s worked in practice? Fenner Stewart: The regulator in question is the Alberta Energy Regulator and it uses a program, the Licensees Liability Rating Program to […]


Excerpts Una Jefferson: To start off, why has ClientEarth China decided to prioritize this initiative of helping to build up China’s environmental courts? Dimitri: ClientEarth, is a fairly young organization. We’re about 10 years old now. It started in Europe. In Europe, unlike the United States, there were generally very few public interest lawyers working […]


Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes from January 2019. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 90 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific regions, countries or jurisdictions, we are happy to help. Please send us a request for more information here and we […]


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