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Canadian Environmental Protection Act & Commentary, 2008 Edition

Fully updated, this concise guide to the CEPA provides an overview of the Act and its relevance to a range of stakeholders, its role in implementing Canadian obligations under the Kyoto Protocol, its regulation of toxic substances and specific industries, and more.
Publication Language: English
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Softcover | 854 pages | Annual – Standing Order Terms Apply

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Published: March 30, 2008
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433459422

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A Guide to CEPA and Your Business

CEPA's focus on the classification, identification and regulation of thousands of substances in use in Canada makes it one of the most relevant legislation to virtually all Canadian industries. With Canada's recent obligations under the Kyoto Protocol to reduce emissions, the interest in CEPA has risen significantly.

Fully updated, this concise guide to the CEPA is designed for environmental law practitioners and organizations, and industries and corporations in Canada. The book provides an overview of the Act and its relevance to a range of stakeholders, its role in implementing Canadian obligations under the Kyoto Protocol, and its regulation of toxic substances and specific industries, plus an overview of enforcement mechanisms under the Act. Other features include the full text of the Act, more than 40 selected regulations and pertinent substances lists.

Features and Benefits

  • Updates on latest government initiatives and developments - keep abreast of recent and forthcoming changes that may affect the compliance mechanisms of your clients' corporations
  • Multiple industry perspectives - identify regulations that apply to your own or your clients' industries
  • Primer on CEPA - get an overview of the Act and its regulations
  • International scope of CEPA - understand CEPA in the context of international law
  • Substances and NPRI Lists - pertinent data at your fingertips
  • Detailed table of contents - find information quickly

New in This Edition

  • Discussion of the role of the CEPA in implementing Canada's Kyoto commitments and obligations
  • Full text of the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act
  • Update on Bill C-33 with respect to provision for the regulation on fuels
  • Up-to-date List of Proposed Regulations
  • Up-to-date Toxic Substances List
  • Up-to date Priority Substances List
  • Up-to-date NPRI List

Plus...

Canadian Environmental Protection Act & Commentary, 2008 Edition gives you up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of CEPA and related legislation, including:

  • Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
  • Regulations, over 40 passed to date

An Essential Guide For

  • Federal Government advisors in all departments who need to understand links between CEPA and its regulations, and other Acts that protect the environment and promote sustainable development
  • Provincial Government advisors who need to be aware of opportunities to cooperate with the federal government to achieve CEPA' objectives
  • Municipal Government officials who must understand the provincial role in order to identify opportunities to influence the implementation of CEPA
  • Environmental law practitioners who must stay on top of the latest developments
  • Corporate lawyers and in-house counsel who advise clients involved in industries that use regulated and/or toxic substances on compliance with CEPA
  • Public interest lawyers who advise NGOs and members of the public on how to participate in implementing CEPA
  • Environmental law organizations who need a good understanding of CEPA in advocating their interests


Billing Method: Annual Publication - Standing Order Terms Apply

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Table of contents

About the Author
Preface and Acknowledgements
Detailed Table of Contents
Legislative Currency
Commentary
Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Regulations
List of Proposed Regulations
Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act
Appendices
Toxic Substances List
Priority Substances List
National Pollutant Release Inventory List