Sunday, September 26, 2021


Canadian Ministers of Environment Aim for Zero Plastic Waste

On Friday, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, was joined by her provincial and territorial counterparts via teleconference for the annual meeting of...

Soil and Groundwater Quality Guidelines Available for Public Comment

Documents published by the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment(CCME) regarding the Canadian Soil and Groundwater Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environmental...

CCME Posts Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life & Carbamazepine

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) has posted The Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life: Carbamazepine. Carbamazepine (CBZ), sold under...

RFP for Cumulative Effects Monitoring Programs Review

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) is now accepting proposals for Project 607-2018 – Cumulative Effects Monitoring Programs – Key Elements Review. Proposals...

CCME Water Quality Index Releases New App

The Canadian Council of Environment Ministers (CCME) has released the Water Quality Index 2.0 application and CCME Water Quality Index User’s Manual 2017 Update, replacing the Water Quality Index...

Feds Implement Wastewater Effluent Regs

After over three years of discussion, including very public feedback the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association, the federal...

Dilution: No Longer a Solution

As the world’s water supply becomes increasingly stressed, water quality and scarcity concerns are driving new regulations which put more emphasis on conservation practices,...

Proposed Wastewater Regs Published

The proposed Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations have been published in Canada Gazette, Part I beginning the formal 60-day public comment period. As Environment Minister Jim...

Draft National Wastewater Regs Now Available

Environment Minister Jim Prentice has announced that a draft of proposed municipal wastewater systems effluent regulations is now available for public consultation....

CCME Adopts Canada-Wide Vision for Water

Federal, provincial and territorial ministers met in Kingston last week and endorsed a Canada-wide strategic vision for water, which outlines how Canadian Council of...

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