Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Annual Report for April 2010 to March 2011
- Executive Summary
- 1 Administration (Part 1)
- 2 Public Participation (Part 2)
- 3 Information Gathering, Objectives, Guidelines and Codes of Practice (Part 3, Section 3.1)
- 3 Information Gathering, Objectives, Guidelines and Codes of Practice (Part 3, Section 3.2)
- 3 Information Gathering, Objectives, Guidelines and Codes of Practice (Part 3, Sections 3.3-3.5)
- 4 Pollution Prevention (Part 4)
- 5 Controlling Toxic Substances (Part 5)
- 6 Animate Products of Biotechnology (Part 6)
- 7 Controlling Pollution and Managing Waste (Part 7)
- 8 Environmental Emergencies (Part 8)
- 9 Government Operations and Federal and Aboriginal Lands (Part 9)
- 10 Compliance and Enforcement (Part 10)
- Appendix A: Contacts
- Appendix B: Draft and Final Assessment Decisions of Chemicals Management Plan Challenge Substances
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This Annual Report provides an overview of the results achieved under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) from April 1, 2010, to March 31, 2011. The publication of this report responds to the statutory requirement to provide annual reports to Parliament on the administration and enforcement of the Act.
The chapters in this report are organized based on the major parts of CEPA 1999, to enable readers to easily find results achieved under the Act and to compare those results from year to year. Each chapter contains introductory remarks that describe the applicable provisions of the Act, followed by a description of the key results achieved under that part during the reporting period.
This report includes the following mandatory information:
- Section 1.1 describes the activities of the National Advisory Committee. There were no other committees established under paragraph 7(1)(a) of CEPA 1999 during the reporting period.
- Section 1.2 describes the activities under the Canada–Ontario Agreement Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem.
- Section 1.3 describes the activities under the Canada–Quebec Administrative Agreement.
- Section 1.4 describes the activities under the Canada–Saskatchewan Administrative Agreement.
- Section 1.5 describes the activities under the Canada–Alberta Equivalency Agreement.
- Section 3.2 provides examples of the types of research initiatives underway and their key contributions in the reporting period. Environment Canada and Health Canada scientists published numerous reports, papers, book chapters, articles and manuscripts on subjects related to CEPA 1999. This body of work appeared in books and scientific journals that are available in libraries and from the publishers.
- There were no activities under the international air pollution provisions (Division 6 of Part 7) of CEPA 1999 during the reporting period.
- There were no activities under the international water pollution provisions (Division 7 of Part 7) of CEPA 1999 during the reporting period.
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