Canadian Council of Ministers
of the Environment

Le Conseil canadien des ministres
de l'environnement

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Document for Public Review and Comment: Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life: Neonicotinoid insecticides

A draft Scientific Criteria Document for the Development of Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life: Neonicotinoid insecticides for acetamiprid, clothianidin, imidacloprid, thiamethoxam and thiacloprid is available for public review and comment until May 28, 2020. The scientific criteria document is available in English and French.

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Ecological Risk Assessment Guidance Document

CCME has posted the Ecological Risk Assessment Guidance Document.

 

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Canadian water quality guidelines for the protection of aquatic life: manganese

CCME has posted The Canadian water quality guidelines for the protection of aquatic life: manganese

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New Publication on Construction, Renovation and Demolition Waste Management

CCME has posted a Guide for Identifying, Evaluating and Selecting Policies for Influencing Construction, Renovation and Demolition Waste Management.

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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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