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  • Air
    PN 1322
    Benzene Canada-wide Standard Phase 1 - National Summary Annual Progress Report
    PN 1344
    Feasibility Assessment of a Change-out / Education Program for Residential Wood Combustion
    PN 1351
    2003 Annual Progress Report on The Canada-Wide Acid Rain Strategy for Post-2000
    PN 1353
    Five-year Review of The Canada-Wide Acid Rain Strategy for Post-2000
    PN 1363
    2004-2005 Progress Report on The Canada-Wide Acid Rain Strategy for Post-2000
    PN 1372
    Calculating Critical Loads of Acid Deposition for Forest Soils in Manitoba and Saskatchewan - Data Sources, Critical Load, Exceedance and Limitations
    PN 1374
     Canada-wide Standards for Particulate Matter and Ozone: Five Year Report: 2000-2005
    PN 1389
    Guidance Document on Continuous Improvement (CI) and Keeping-Clean-Areas-Clean (KCAC)
    PN 1391
    Guidance Document on Achievement Determination: Canada-wide Standards for Particulate Matter and Ozone 
    PN 1395
    Report: Review of Dixons and Furans from Incineration In Support of a Canada-wide Standard Review
    PN 1408
    Calculating Critical Loads of Acid Deposition for Forest Soils in Alberta
    PN 1409
    Critical Load and Exceedance Estimates for Upland Forest Soils in Manitoba and Saskatchewan
    PN 1410
    2006-2007 Progress Report on The Canada-Wide Acid Rain Strategy for Post-2000 
    PN 1412
    A National Picture of Acid Deposition Critical Loads for Forest Soils in Canada 
    PN 1423
    Assessment of Regulatory Quantification and Reporting Requirements for Air Emissions from Industrial Facilities
    PN 1449

    Development of an Approach to Assess Uncertainty in Terrestrial Critical Load and Exceedance

    Summary: Development of an Approach to Assess Uncertainty in Terretrial Critical Load and Exceedance

    PN 1450

    Review and Identification of Research Needs to Address Key Issues Related to Reactive Nitrogen (RN) Deposition and Eutrophication in a Canadian Context

    Summary: Review and Identification of Research Needs to Address Key Issues Related to Reactive Nitrogen (RN) Deposition and Eutrophication in a Canadian Context

    PN 1456
    Ambient Air Monitoring Protocol for PM2.5 and Ozone - Canada-wide Standards for Particulate Matter and Ozone 
    PN 1458
    2008-2009 Progress Report on the Canada-wide Acid Rain Strategy for Post-2000
    PN 1467
    Canada-wide Standard for Benzene 2010 Final Report
    PN 1479
    Code of Practice for Residential Wood Burning Appliances
    PN 1481
    Guidance Document on Air Zone Management
    PN 1483
    Guidance Document on Achievement Determination: Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards for Fine Particulate Matter and Ozone
    PN 1485
    Review of Municipal, Provincial and Federal Policies for Wood Burning Appliances in Selected Canadian and U.S. Jurisdictions - 2012
    PN 1486
    2010 Progress Report on the Canada-Wide Standards for Particulate Matter and Ozone
    PN 1488
    Canada-Wide Standard for Mercury Emissions from Coal-fired Electric Power Generation Plants: 2010 Progress Report
    PN 1490
    2010-2011 Progress Report on The Canada-Wide Acid Rain Strategy for Post-2000
    PN 1495
    2011 Progress Report on the Canada-Wide Standards for Particulate Matter and Ozone
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    Biosolids
    PN 1430
    Biosolids Emissions Assessment Model: User Guide
    PN 1432

    The Biosolids Emissions Assessment Model (BEAM):  A Method for Determining Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Canadian Biosolids Management Practices

    PN 1433
    Biosolids Emissions Assessment Model (BEAM) 1.1
    PN 1440

    Emerging Substances of Concern in Biosolids: Concentrations and Effects of Treatment Processes

    PN 1446
    A Review of the Current Canadian Legislative Framework for Wastewater Biosolids
    PN 1448

    Emerging Substances of Concern in Biosolids: Concentrations and Effects of Treatment Processes - Field Sampling Program Final Report

    PN 1473
    Guidance Document for the Beneficial Use of Municipal Biosolids, Municipal Sludge and Treated Septage
    PN 1477
    Canada-wide Approach for the Management of Wastewater Biosolids
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    Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines
    PN 1299
    Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines More information... 
    PN 1312
    CCME Water Quality Index 1.1
    PN 1332
    A Protocol for the Derivation of Environmental and Human Health Soil Quality Guidelines 
    PN 1358
    Canadian Water Quality Guidelines: Permethrin - Scientific Supporting Document
    PN 1367
    Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines for Diisopropanolamine (DIPA): Water and Soil Scientific Supporting Document
    PN 1368
    Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines for Sulfolane: Water and Soil Scientific Supporting Document
    PN 1371
    Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for Uranium: Environmental and Human Health - Scientific Supporting Document
    PN 1387
    Canadian Guidance Framework for the Management of Nutrients in Nearshore Marine Systems - Scientific Supporting Document
    PN 1388
    Canadian Water Quality Guidelines: Imidacloprid - Scientific Supporting Document
    PN 1393
    Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for Trichloroethylene: Environmental and Human Health Effects - Scientific Supporting Document
    PN 1394
    Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for Propylene Glycol: Environmental and Human Health - Discussion Document
    PN 1414
    Statistical Analysis of the SSD Approach for Development of Canadian Water Quality Guidelines
    PN 1415
    Potential Statistical Models for Describing Species Sensitivity Distributions
    PN 1418
    Evaluation of Potential Standardization Models for Canadian Water Quality Guidelines
    PN 1436
    Scientific Criteria Document for the Development of the Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for Carbaryl
    PN 1437
    Scientific Criteria Document for the Development of the Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for Boron
    PN 1438
    Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for Selenium: Environmental and Human Health Effects - Scientific Criteria Document
    PN 1439
    Scientific Criteria Document for the Development of the Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for Endosulfan
    PN 1445

    Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for Carcinogenic and Other Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs): Environmental and Human Health Effects - Scientific Criteria Document

    PN 1451
    Scientific Criteria Document for the Development of the Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life for Uranium
    PN 1452
    A Protocol for the Derivation of Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life 2007
    PN 1454
    Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for n-Hexane: Environmental and Human Health Effects - Scientific Criteria Document
    PN 1455
    Review of Approaches for Modelling Vapour Migration into Trenches and Excavations
    PN 1460
    Scientific Criteria Document for the Development of the Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life - Chloride
    PN 1466
    Scientific Criteria Document for the Development of the Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life - Trichlorfon
    PN 1469
    Scientific Criteria Document for the Development of the Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life - Glyphosate
    PN 1470
    Scientific Criteria Document for the Development of the Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life - Nitrate Ion
    PN 1493
    Scientific Criteria Document for the Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for Barium: Protection of Human Health
    PN 1515
    Scientific Criteria Document for the Development of the Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life - Cadmium
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    Climate Change
    PN 1324
    Climate, Nature, People: Indicators of Canada's Changing Climate
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    Contaminated Sites
    PN 1101
    Guidance Manual on Sampling, Analysis, and Data Management for Contaminated Sites - Volume I: Main Report  
    PN 1103
    Guidance Manual on Sampling, Analysis, and Data Management for Contaminated Sites, Volume II: Analytical Method Summaries
    PN 1144
    Subsurface Assessment Handbook for Contaminated Sites  
    PN 1195
    A Framework for Ecological Risk Assessment: General Guidance
    PN 1197
    Guidance Manual for Developing Site-specific Soil Quality Remediation Objectives for Contaminated Sites in Canada
    PN 1274
    A Framework for Ecological Risk Assessment: Technical Appendices
    PN 1279
    Guidance Document on the Management of Contaminated Sites in Canada
    PN 1310
    Reference Method for the Canada Wide Standard for Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil - Tier 1 Method
    PN 1326

    Environmental Code of Practice for Aboveground and Underground Storage Tank Systems Containing Petroleum and Allied Petroleum Products

    Check Updates and Errata for a list of updates to this document.

    PN 1361
    Recommended Principles on Contaminated Sites Liability
    PN 1398
    Canada-Wide Standard for Petroleum Hydrocarbons (PHC) in Soil: User Guidance Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil 
    PN 1399
    Canada-Wide Standard for Petroleum Hydrocarbons (PHC) in Soil: Scientific Rationale Supporting Technical Document 
    PN 1400
    Socio-economic Analysis of Proposed Updated Criteria, Canada-Wide Standard for Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil 
    PN 1403

    National Classifications System for Contaminated Sites (NCSCS) - Guidance Document (2008) (includes excel spreadsheet) 

            NCSCS Spreadsheet (v1.2)

    Check Updates and Errata for a list of updates to this document.

    PN 1406
    Spreadsheet Model of the Canada Wide Standard (CWS) for Petroleum Hydrocarbons (PHC) in Soil (v 2.1)
    PN 1516
    Canada-wide Standards for Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil Progress Report (2014)
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    Emission Guidelines
    PN 1053
    Environmental Code of Practice for the Reduction of Solvent Emissions from Dry Cleaning Facilities 
    PN 1057
    Environmental Code of Practice - Vapour Recovery in Gasoline Distribution Networks 
    PN 1072
    National Emission Guidelines for Stationary Combustion Turbines  
    PN 1114
    A Plan to Reduce Volatile Organic Compound Emissions by 20 percent from Consumer Surface Coatings
    PN 1116
    A Program to Reduce Volatile Organic Compound Emissions by 40 percent from Adhesives and Sealants
    PN 1182
    Environmental Code of Practice for the Reduction of Solvent Emissions from Commercial and Industrial Degreasing Facilities 
    PN 1184
    Environmental Code of Practice for Vapor Recovery During Vehicle Refueling at Service Stations and Other Gasoline Dispensing Facilities (Stage 2) 
    PN 1234
    New Source Performance Standards and Guidelines for the Reduction of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Canadian Automotive OEM Coating Facilities
    PN 1276
    Environmental Guideline for the Reduction of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from the Plastics Processing Industry 
    PN 1278
    National Standard and Guidelines for the Reduction of Volatile Organic Compounds from Canadian Commercial/Industrial Surface Coating Operations - Automotive Refinishing
    PN 1286
    National Emission Guideline for Commercial/Industrial Boilers and Heaters
    PN 1293
    Environmental Code of Practice for Light Duty Motor Vehicle Emission Inspection and Maintenance Programs - 2nd Edition 
    PN 1301
    Environmental Code of Practice for the Reduction of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from the Commercial/Industrial Printing Industry 
    PN 1314
    National Action Plan for the Environmental Control of Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODS) and their Halocarbon Alternatives
    PN 1316
    Canada’s Strategy to Accelerate the Phase-Out of CFC and Halon Uses and to Dispose of the Surplus Stocks
    PN 1318
    Recommended CCME Standards and Guidelines for the Reduction of VOC Emissions From Canadian Automotive Parts Coatings Operations
    PN 1320
    Recommended CCME Standards and Guidelines for the Reduction of VOC Emissions from Canadian Industrial Maintenance Coatings
    PN 1328
    Environmental Code of Practice for On-Road Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emission Inspection and Maintenance Programs
    PN 1336
    Guidelines for the Reduction of VOC Emissions in the Wood Furniture Manufacturing Sector
    PN 1338
    National Framework for Petroleum Refinery Emission Reductions
    PN 1427
    Scoping Assessment of Soil Vapour Monitoring Protocols for Evaluating Subsurface Vapour Intrusion into Indoor Air
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    Pollution Prevention
    PN 1127
    A National Commitment to Pollution Prevention
    PN 1194
    A Framework for Developing Ecosystem Health Goals, Objectives, and Indicators: Tools for Ecosystem-Based Management (bilingual)
    PN 1225
    A Strategy to Fulfil the CCME Commitment to Pollution Prevention
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    Waste Management
    PN 1019
    Canadian Code of Preferred Packaging Practices 
    PN 1023
    National Packaging Protocol
    PN 1028
    Packaging Audits and Packaging Reduction Workplans: Guidelines to Help Industry Meet the Goals of the National Packaging Protocol 
    PN 1159
    Environmental Profiles: Guidelines to Help Industry Meet the Goals of the National Packaging Protocol 
    PN 1205
    PCB Transformer Decontamination Standards and Protocols
    PN 1209
    Waste Audit Users Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to the Waste Audit Process
    PN 1217
    Guiding Principles for Packaging Stewardship
    PN 1297
    National Packaging Protocol - 1996 Milestone Report
    PN 1340
    Guidelines for Compost Quality (2005)   
    PN 1365
    National Guidelines for Hazardous Waste Landfills 
    PN 1376
    National Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Workshop, September 27-28, 2006: Final Report
    PN 1380
    Analysis of the Free-Rider Issue in Extended Producer Responsibility Programs
    PN 1382
    National Packaging Workshop, Toronto, March 12-13, 2007: Summary Report 
    PN 1397
    Extended Producer Responsibility Evaluation Tool and User Guidance (includes xls Evaluation Tool) 
    PN 1405
    Inventory of Sustainable Packaging Initiatives and Proposed Approach to Develop Sustainable Packaging Guidelines, April 2008 
    PN 1497
    Recommended Waste Characterization Methodology for Direct Waste Analysis Studies in Canada 1999
    PN 1499
    Canada-wide Action Plan for Extended Producer Responsibility
    PN 1501
    Canada-wide Strategy for Sustainable Packaging
    PN 1503
    Canada-wide Principles for Extended Producer Responsibility
    PN 1505
    Canada-wide Principles for Electronics Product Stewardship
    PN 1507
    Recommended E-waste Products
    PN 1509
    Compostability Standard and Certification Protocol
    PN 1511
    National Packaging Protocol 2000 Final Report
    PN 1513
    National Packaging Survey - The 1996 Results
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    Water
    PN 1334
    From Source to Tap: Guidance on the Multi-barrier Approach to Safe Drinking Water
    PN 1342
    Application and Testing of the Water Quality Index in Atlantic Canada - Report Summary
    PN 1350
    Developing biocriteria as a water quality assessment tool in Canada: Scoping Assessment
    PN 1355
    A Sensitivity Analysis of the Canadian Water Quality Index (2006)
    PN 1356
    Review of the State of Knowledge of Municipal Effluent Science and Research: Review of Effluent Substances (2006)
    PN 1357
    Review of the State of Knowledge of Municipal Effluent Science and Research: Review of Existing and Emerging Technologies & Review of Wastewater treatment Best management Practices (2006)
    PN 1369
    A Canada-wide Framework for Water Quality Monitoring
    PN 1373
    Development of Ecoregion Based Phosphorus Guidelines for Canada: Ontario as a Case Study
    PN 1396
    Cost-Benefit Analysis for Cleaner Source Water (2007)
    PN 1419
    CCME National Science and Technology Workshop on Water Quality Monitoring
    PN 1421
    CCME Model Sewer Use Bylaw Guidance Document (2009)
    PN 1424
    Model Sewer Use Bylaw Development Report (2009)
    PN 1435
    Reducing the Sensitivity of the Water Quality Index to Episodic Events (2009)
    PN 1441
    Review and Assessment of Canadian Groundwater Resources, Management, Current Research Mechanisms and Priorities
    PN 1443
    Water Valuation Guidance Document 
    PN 1461
    Protocols Manual for Water Quality Sampling in Canada
    PN 1464
    Selected Tools to Evaluate Water Monitoring Networks for Climate Change Adaptation
    PN 1471
    CCME's Third Water Quality Monitoring Workshop Summary Report
    PN 1494
    Tools for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments for Watersheds
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