Share your ideas: consultation on the modernization of the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations

Current status: open

This consultation will be open starting on May 15, 2019.

Share your ideas on how to strengthen the environmental protection of the regulations, widen their scope to address the transformation of the pulp and paper industry and streamline the provisions to reduce burden and improve efficiency.

Join in: how to participate

To learn how we will protect your privacy during this consultation, read our privacy statement.

To help you prepare your input, please read the Modernization of the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations Detailed Proposal for Consultation or participate in one of the webinar information sessions. Please register by contacting ec.refpppper.ec@canada.ca.

Send us an email

Share your ideas or comments by emailing us at ec.refpppper.ec@canada.ca

Participate by mail

Share your ideas or comments by mail to the address listed below.

Who is the focus of this consultation

We would like to hear from:

  • Indigenous peoples
  • provincial, territorial and local governments
  • industry stakeholders and association members
  • non-governmental organizations
  • general public

Key questions for discussion

Are the proposals to strengthening the environmental protection adequate? If not, what are your suggestions for improving them?

Are the proposals to address the transformation of the sector clear and practical? If not, what are your suggestions for improving them?

Are the proposals to modernize monitoring and reporting requirements clear and practical? If not, what are your suggestions for improving them?

Are there any other considerations that should be included in our proposal?

Related information

Modernization of the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations Detailed Proposal for Consultation: May 2019

Proposed Modernization of the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations Consultation Document: September 2017

Status Report on the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations

Environment and Climate Change Canada's environmental effects monitoring website

Webinar dates

Language Date Time Type of session
English June 3, 2019
1:00PM-2:30PM EDT General overview session
French June 3, 2019 10:00AM-11:30AM EDT General overview session
English June 5, 2019 1:00PM-2:30PM EDT General overview session for Indigenous Peoples
French June 5, 2019 10:00AM-11:30AM EDT General overview session for Indigenous Peoples
English   June 11, 2019 10:00AM-11:30AM EDT General overview session
French June 11, 2019 1:00PM-2:30PM EDT General overview session
English June 13, 2019 10:00AM-11:30AM EDT General overview session for Indigenous Peoples
French June 13, 2019 1:00PM-2:30PM EDT General overview session for Indigenous Peoples
English June 26, 2019 1:00PM-2:30PM EDT Detailed session on Environmental Protection Measures
French July 3, 2019 10:30AM-12:00PM EDT Detailed session on Environmental Protection Measures
French July 17, 2019 10:30AM-12:00PM EDT Detailed session on Scope
English July 17, 2019 1:00PM-2:30PM EDT Detailed session on Scope
French August 13, 2019 10:30AM-12:00PM EDT Detailed session on Changes to Administration Provisions
English August 13, 2019 1:00PM-2:30PM EDT Detailed session on Changes to Administration Provisions
French August 15, 2019 10:30AM-12:00PM EDT Detailed session on Compliance and Administrative Provisions
English August 15, 2019 1:00PM-2:30PM EDT Detailed session on Compliance and Administrative Provisions

Additional information sessions will be planned with more details to come.

Contact us

Environment and Climate Change Canada
Bernard Lupien,  Manager, Environmental Effects Monitoring and Forest Products
Forest Products and Fisheries Act Division
351, Boulevard Saint-Joseph - 19th Floor
Gatineau Quebec K1A 0H3

E-mail: ec.refpppper.ec@canada.ca

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