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of the Environment

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de l'environnement

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Contract Opportunity: Best Management Practices for Disposal Bans, Levies and Incentives for End-of-Life Plastics

Project 638-2020 – Best Management Practices for Disposal Bans, Levies and Incentives for End-of-Life Plastics

Project Description: The Contractor will refine and build on previously developed work to develop a guidance document on best management practices for disposal bans of end-of-life plastics, levies and incentives to support implementation by jurisdictions.

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Municipal Wastewater Effluent website

CCME has launched a website to communicate progress on the Canada-wide Strategy for the Management of Municipal Wastewater Effluent. 

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Environment Ministers take action on plastic waste in Canada

Halifax, NS – June 27, 2019 – Federal, provincial and territorial environment ministers in attendance today released the first phase of the action plan to implement the Canada-wide Strategy on Zero Plastic Waste, which aims to reduce plastic waste across Canada. The action plan lays out concrete measures to achieve the vision of keeping plastics in the economy and out of the environment.

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Canada-wide Standard for Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil

CCME has posted the 2018 Progress Report for the Canada-wide Standard for Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil (PHC CWS). 

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State of the Air Report update

CCME has updated the State of the Air Report to include 2016 pollutant emissions data.

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

CCME has posted Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environment and Human Health: Zinc

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