Canadian Council of Ministers
of the Environment

Le Conseil canadien des ministres
de l'environnement

What's New

The Water Quality Index 2.0 application and CCME Water Quality Index User’s Manual

CCME has posted the Water Quality Index 2.0 application and CCME Water Quality Index User’s Manual 2017 Update, replacing the Water Quality Index 1.2 published in 2011.

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Significant Progress on Climate Action and Air Quality

Vancouver, BC – November 3, 2017 – Federal, provincial and territorial environment ministers discussed progress on climate action and Canada-wide trends in air quality at the annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) today. 

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2017 State of the Air Report

Federal, provincial and territorial environment ministers report significant improvements in Canada’s air and have released CCME’s 2017 State of the Air website.

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Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards for Nitrogen Dioxide

Environment Ministers have announced new Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards (CAAQS) for nitrogen dioxide (NO2).

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Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health: Methanol

CCME has posted Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health: Methanol

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Contract Opportunity: Guidance on contaminant containment and remediation techniques appropriate to permafrost sites

Project 603-2018 – Guidance on contaminant containment and remediation techniques appropriate to permafrost sites.  

Project Description:  The Contractor will develop a guidance document for the risk management of contaminated sites located in permafrost and permafrost transition zones. 

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