Canadian Environmental Protection Act Environmental Registry

Access information about the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

CEPA 1999 is the key national legislation designed to protect environmental and human health in Canada. Get the full text of CEPA 1999 as well as a guide to its important features.

The CEPA Environmental Registry

The registry makes it easier for Canadians to understand how CEPA 1999 is administered and to participate in consultations relating to the Act. Learn more about the registry and how you can get involved.

Chemicals Management Plan

CEPA 1999 is one of the most important environmental laws in Canada governing the assessment and management of chemical substances. Learn about the Government of Canada’s initiative to reduce the environmental and health risks posed by chemicals.

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