Sources of pollution: aluminium and alumina
Code of Practice
Code of Practice to Reduce Emissions of Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) from the Primary Aluminium Sector (link to HTML and PDF on CEPA Registry)
Response to comments document (link to HTML and PDF on CEPA Registry)
Environmental Performance Agreement between Environment Canada and Rio Tinto Alcan concerning atmospheric emissions of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, 2008.
Environmental Performance Agreement between Environment Canada and Alcoa Ltd. concerning atmospheric emissions of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
For a summary of emissions from the Canadian Aluminium and Alumina sector, please visit Environment Canada’s National Pollutant Release Inventory.
As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Canada is obligated to prepare and submit an annual National Greenhouse Gas Inventory covering anthropogenic emissions by sources and removals by sinks.
Under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Canada introduced the Chemicals Management Plan, which protects human health and the environment by assessing chemicals used in Canada to ensure they are managed appropriately to prevent harm to Canadians and their environment.
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